Quality and Food Safety Auditor

Posted 5 days ago by Apetito Ltd

The Role and Team

In this role you will confirm products are manufactured and despatched in compliance with food safety and quality standards.

Audits on systems and products are performed to monitor and verify the effectiveness of the quality management system, a crucial food safety activity and non-compliance issues are assessed for impact on food safety & quality.

Non-conformances identified are appropriately prioritised with agreed timescales for resolution. The Quality and Food Safety auditor will review corrective actions and communicate any further required actions to mitigate the risk of re-occurrence in a time sensitive manner.

The technical department can be described as the conscience of the Business with a core remit of keeping the business informed to ensure strong strategic and tactical decision, provide customer and supplier confidence in relation to food safety and quality standards and to safeguard the business by maintaining a strong due diligence defence.

This is achieved by providing assurance that legal, customer, supplier and business standards of food quality and safety are maintained, ensuring procedural compliance, understanding and effectiveness and driving remedial actions to resolve the root cause of any issues and prevent recurrence. Additionally, the department has a responsibility to drive continuous improvement as an outcome of the core remit by setting standards and keeping abreast of developments that may impact the food industry.

This role will be working 08:30 - 16:30 Monday to Friday. Candidates should be within reasonable commuting distance of Trowbridge.

Who We Are

We’re the leading food producer for the health and social care sector, providing delicious, nutritious and sustainable meals for people at home or in care.

We’re also the parent company of Wiltshire Farm Foods, the UK’s premier home-delivery service for ready-made meals.

Through our wide range of well-presented, nutritious meals to suit every taste and dietary need, we aim to make a real difference to lives of elderly and vulnerable people in care.

We’re proud to be a Living Wage employer and member of the Ethical Trading Initiative. We support British food and farming and operate a successful programme of waste reduction and resource efficiency across our whole business.

In addition to your salary you will receive a comprehensive training program, 25 days annual leave holiday entitlement, the ability to buy additional annual leave, retail discounts, free car parking, subsidised staff restaurant, free turkey (or voucher) at Christmas and much more!

Required skills

  • Auditing
  • Food Quality
  • Food Safety
  • Risk Assessments
  • Corrective Actions

Reference: 40420547

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