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Supplier Compliance Manager
A successful and well-established Food Manufacturing business is seeking to appoint a Supplier Compliance Manager to join a busy Technical department and be responsible for the delivery of food safety assurance, governance and compliance.
This is a key position within supplier/raw material approval, reporting directly to the Head of Technical and involving the management of hundreds of raw materials. Reporting to the Technical Manager, the role will involve managing the Raw Materials and Supplier Database, approving raw material and packaging suppliers and maintaining supplier compliance documentation. The role will involve close liaison with suppliers to ensure accurate information is received and Raw Material Risk Assessments are carried out and reviewed within specified timescales.
There will be an opportunity to work closely with NPD and Purchasing Departments to assess and approve new raw materials/suppliers in line with the NPD pipeline and conduct Supplier Audits to demonstrate compliance with the relevant procedures and standards. There will a requirement to set the scope and content of Supplier Audits and ensure compliance with TACCP (Threat Assessment & Critical Control Points) and VACCP (Vulnerability Assessment & Critical Control Points).
Additional responsibilities include attending Management Review Meetings and presenting / discussing Supplier Performance data, driving continuous improvement and promoting Food Safety Culture within the business. Also, responding to Customer/internal Team enquiries regarding raw materials and suppliers and coordinating and attending site external accreditation and customer audits, ensuring compliance to the relevant requirements.
We are seeking an individual with knowledge and experience of Food sector supplier compliance management. Also, experience in food audits with accredited and non-accredited audit compliance, with experience of Pre-audits/Benchmark audits against BRC and major retailer (including Tesco, Asda, M&S, Morrison's, Aldi and Waitrose) standards. Ref 3149
The Salary for this role is ss35k to ss40k pa + bonus, depending on experience (possibly slightly higher for an outstanding candidate).
This role is commutable from: This vacancy is commutable from Kent, Dartford, Tonbridge, West Malling, Orpington, Biggin Hill, Maidstone, Bromley, Croydon, Crawley, Reigate, Sevenoaks, Rochester and Aylesford.
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