Tech­ni­cal Sys­tems & Com­pli­ance Manager

Cranswick Gourmet Kitchen is supplying high quality cooked product to a number of market leading customers. The goal of our food manufacturing site, Cranswick Gourmet Kitchen, is to produce quality cooked food for market leading customers. As a team, we aim to create a culture where everything we do is to the highest possible standard and we are looking for like-minded individuals to be a part of this.

Our guiding principles set out the values that unite and inspire our people to deliver our purpose – to feed the nation with authentically made, sustainably produced food. This is delivered by our hard-working, talented teams who continually drive the business forward.

Want a rewarding career in food manufacturing?
We are looking for a driven, ambitious individual, to join our technical team at ‘Cranswick Gourmet Kitchen’.

Acting as part of a hands-on Technical team, the main purpose of the role is to monitor quality system compliance and effectiveness through the maintenance and upkeep of the site’s systems driving continuous improvement to ensure that full compliance with legislative, key company & customer requirements are always met.

Working hours: Monday-Friday 7:30 - 16:30

Key Responsibilities

  • Monitoring quality system compliance through regular checks and audits
  • Reporting any system failures to the relevant department in a timely manner, so that corrective action can be taken promptly
  • Implement and drive continuous improvement of the site systems, working alongside other departments, external manufacturers and 3rd party personnel, ensuring that the site is always compliant to all 3rd party audits, customer requirements and accreditations.
  • Provide support to the Technical Team and assisting in the day to day running of site compliance, ensuring that standards are maintained in line with external audit requirements.
  • To assist in the completion of site-based audits at a set frequency against 3rd Party Standards, GMP, Fabrication, Hygiene, H&S, Ethical and documentation upkeep.
  • To ensure that all site requirements for traceability studies are completed within the appropriate timescale and as detailed within the approved schedules
  • Reporting any system failures to the relevant department in a timely manner, so that corrective action can be taken promptly
  • Covering key tasks during the absence of key staff within the technical department

The successful candidate will have:

  • Food Safety level 3 (essential)
  • HACCP level 3 (essential)
  • Internal auditor qualification (desirable)
  • IOSH Managing Safely (optional)
  • Experience within Quality Assurance / Control, preferably within food industry (highly advantageous)
  • Experience in working within high-risk food production environment (highly advantageous)
  • Working knowledge about GMP in food manufacturing environment
  • Working knowledge of HACCP
  • Working knowledge of major retailer standards including M&S

A full job description is available upon request. Salary to be discussed at interview stage.

Please forward your application to:

Closing Date: Friday 29th July 2024

Internal applicants must inform their line manager before applying.