Lead Auditor - Food

£35000 - £45000 per annum Negotiable Car, Bonus Benefits

Lead Auditor - Food

England - Home based

£35,000-45,000 negotiable Company Car / Allowance, Bonus Benefits

Our Client

Our client provides audit and associated services to food manufacturing, supply and catering services across the country. Part of a larger group they can offer long term stability and career development.

With a strong client base across the country they are interested to speak with candidates based in the South East, Midlands or North of England.

The Role

An opportunity has arisen for a candidate who is Lead Audit and HACCP level 3 qualified. You will be able to demonstrate a strong knowledge of food safety, food defence, hygiene and quality assurance from roles as an Auditor or Technical / QA Manager within food manufacturing. The ideal candidate will have worked across a number of different food categories and be able to demonstrate technical competence to an in-depth level.


  • To plan & conduct professional management system audits to enable delivery of assessment & certification services to meet customer requirements and accreditation standards.
  • Field based role, involving extensive travel regionally which may necessitate occasional overnight stays.
  • Deliver associated services within the region.

Skills and Experience

  • Able to demonstrate existing auditing experience (internal, second or third party.
  • Worked within a number of different food groups and environments.
  • Ideally Lead Audit qualified.
  • May have worked as a Senior QA or Technical Manager.
  • Will possess an in-depth knowledge of food manufacture, S&D, HACCP and certification requirements.
  • Experience of BRC standards are desirable but not mandatory.

The Benefits

* £35,000-45,000

* 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.