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Head of Technical - Food Auditing

£50000 - £55000 per annum Company Car / Allowance & Benefits

Head of Technical - Food Auditing

UK

£50,000-55,000 negotiable Company Car / Allowance & Benefits

Our Client

Our client provides audit and associated services to food manufacturing, supply, retail and catering services across the country. With a strong track record they can offer long term stability, career development and a welcoming work environment.

The company deliver third and second party audits alongside food safety services to manufacturers, their supply chain and retailers across the UK.

The Role

As part of succession planning we are recruiting an experienced food audit professional to take a leading technical role managing quality systems as well as a team of remote food auditors. It could suit candidates already operating in a similar role or someone who can demonstrate a strong technical knowledge as well as some supervisory / leadership skills who is looking to take the next step in their management career.

A rounded role leading a team of audit professionals, managing client relationships for commercial and technical queries, liaising with UKAS, BRC and other relevant schemes as appropriate.

The successful candidate will demonstrate as much of the following as possible:

  • Lead Audit qualified in food - BRC, ISO22000, FSSC22000,
  • HACCP Level 3 or above
  • Witness Auditor
  • BRC ATP
  • BRC Storage & Distribution / BRC Agents & Brokers

In addition to this the following soft skills are highly desirable:

  • Excellent communicator
  • People person - manage and mentor
  • A finisher / completer
  • Always looking for continuous improvement
  • Decision maker & problem solver

This is a high profile role within a successful supportive organisation. A fantastic opportunity to develop or continue your career within a leadership role, offering technical leadership internally and externally to colleagues and clients. Working with a strong leadership team you will be ambitious and keen to help tweak and improve a successful service provider.

The role is home based with travel to head office weekly or fortnightly dependent on your location and business requirements. You will manage your own travel and diary, however with visits to HQ, to meet field based auditors and visit clients you will be on the road 2-3 days per week.

The Benefits

* £50,000-55,000

* Company allowance / car

* Benefits

About Us

Newman Stewart is a privately owned, leading provider of Executive Search, Talent Advisory & Psychometric Assessment Services.

With offices in Leeds and London we identify excellent people for our excellent clients, nationally and internationally and we are proud of the results that we deliver.

To Apply
This is an excellent opportunity in a challenging, fast paced and dynamic business. Interested parties should apply accordingly or contact Steve Bennett in the first instance for a confidential conversation. Contact details can be found via the Newman Stewart website.

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