Technical Compliance Co-Ordinator

Posted 04 July 2024
Salary £23000 - £26000 per annum
Job type Permanent
Discipline Food Manufacturing / FMCG
Contact NameAnna Hall

Job description

Vickerstock is delighted to be working in partnership with our Food Manufacturing client whose aim is to create food ranges that brings bespoke experience and deliver exquisite artisan bakery and food to go products to their customers with the appointment of Technical Compliance Co-Ordinator.

Reporting to the Technical Manager you will be responsible for supporting the development and implementation of the Quality Management System, ensuring the business is compliant with relevant customer and legislative requirements.

What you will receive:

  • Competitive Salary from £23-26k
  • Discounted on company products.
  • Free On-Site Parking
  • Cycle To Work Scheme
  • Staff Mental Health and Wellbeing Programme
  • Staff Events
  • Staff Learning and Development Opportunities

What your typical day will look like:

  • Audit, monitor and evaluate implementation of Quality Systems and Procedures
  • Provide technical support for functional teams.
  • Maintaining and promoting food safety, quality, and integrity standards across the factory site.
  • Report / collate site weekly KPI information and generate useful methods (e.g., PowerPoint documents) to report and feedback to the production team and wider site.
  • Identify and highlight compliance and non-compliance with Legal and Customer requirements, especially food safety and integrity.
  • Knowledge expert on X-Ray - maintain documentation associated with X-Ray in a current / up to date manner.
  • Working along with the operations team to identify root cause, corrective actions and to ensure continuous improvement post audit e.g., internal audits, customer audits etc.
  • Maintaining and developing sections of the Quality management system in line with our customer requirements.
  • Supporting other functions within the technical team such as specifications and supplier approval.
  • Daily monitoring of production for compliance with BRC and other third party / customer standards.
  • Maintaining production records, traceability, developing QAS photographic documents and training materials.
  • Completion of maintenance / fabrication audits, cleaning checks and swabbing.
  • Dealing with customer complaints and internal non-conformances - follow up with traceability information, investigations, root cause analysis and corrective actions as required.
  • Carry out department traceability tests.
  • Training of staff in site induction requirements, procedures, and work instructions.
  • Building excellent working relationships with the cross-functional teams, our suppliers, and our customers.
  • Allergen validation - complete works around schedule update, completion of allergen testing and review of results. Ensure sufficient test kits and consumables are available.
  • Report issues, follow up with appropriate investigation, root cause and implementation of corrective actions.
  • Ensure site audits are completed to schedule and closed with supporting evidence on file to support where appropriate e.g., internal audits / GMP audits / monthly external audit / cleaning and fabrication audits.
  • Assisting in customer and third-party audits.
  • Assist the department managers with other duties as required.
  • Maintain a safe working environment for yourself, your colleagues, and visitors.
  • Flexibility and ability to cover QA Auditor role when they are absent / on holiday.

Your essential ingredients:

  • Proven experience in a previous role
  • Ability to work under pressure to deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills

Get in touch:

Sound like the career move you've been after and would like to hear more, pick up the phone to Anna now on T 028 9031 3720, or send an updated CV - in Word format - via the link on the page (or email).

If this opportunity doesn't quite get the taste buds flowing but like me you are passionate about food, let's get a chat and see how I can help grow your career.