Food Safety & Quality Manager




Technical, Quality, Compliance


£32,000 to £40,000 Per Annum



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Food Safety & Quality Manager

Salary £32000 pa - £40,000 pa

Manchester - Days Monday to Friday

A dynamic business operating within a fast-growing sector of the food industry.


  • Support the Operations Director with Technical, Compliance and H&S matters.
  • Apply a ‘hands-on’ approach to the role, leading from the front on the shop-floor.
  • Ensure product safety, adherence to Health & Safety requirements, and keep up-to-date with food related legislation.
  • Investigate and respond to customer complaints and implement measures to prevent recurrence.
  • Ensure site standards and Quality systems are being observed and maintained to prevent product quality issues.
  • Maintain audit compliance, facilitating and support site audits including internal audits, external audits, customer audits, allergen management, COSHH, hygiene.
  • Maintain and develop GMP audits covering Plastic, Glass, Housekeeping, Personnel and PPE.
  • Manage the Allergen and swabbing system to maintain high standards in hygiene.
  • Act as a Technical link between the business and the customer and liaise with both internal and external contacts.
  • Drive the site-wide Health & Safety strategy, promoting a H&S first culture.
  • Ensure tight control of operational processes and the production of finished products in accordance with HACCP to ensure Food Safety and Legal compliance.
  • Support Managers with their day-to-day decisions by providing information relating to compliance, risk assessment and food regulations.
  • Work with other departments on GMP standards and help them interpret H&S procedures and Food Safety matters.

This is a growing business that is nimble and dynamic where the job holder will be considered a key member of the site Leadership team. Applicants should have 3+ years’ experience gained from working in a Technical/Quality capacity within a Food Manufacturing environment. As this role also covers Health & Safety a NEBOSH certificate would assist but is not essential as training can be provided. Ref 3242

This Permanent role is based in Manchester and the Salary offered is £32,000 pa - £40,000 pa.