An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Auditing Manager / Supplier Auditor to join a successful Fresh Produce supplier, who are at the forefront of their product categories within the industry.
The position of Auditing Manager is fundamental to the efficient supply of fresh produce products to key retail customers, travelling to a strong portfolio of Countries Worldwide (predominantly northern hemisphere). The successful individual will be working closely with the growers, building key relationships and ensuring compliance to customer quality standards and implementing them at source with a focus on food safety.
Key responsibilities include;
Conducting audits and maintaining / uploading completed Audit documentation
Overseeing and assisting the packing at source, being key to the beginning and end of season quality
Communicate with the UK based Technical Team with regular updates on growing / packing / loading plans / weather
Experience gained within an Auditing position, having travelled and worked at source with suppliers
Fresh Produce and Tesco exposure is essential
Familiar with retail online systems; TQC or Foods Connected, or Food Experts
Spanish, Italian or French speaking would be highly advantageous
Confident and aware of retail customer expectations
Lead Auditor qualification
Knowledge & Confident in;
Field to Fork Auditing
Root cause analysis
Location: Kent, England or Europe
Travel will be required and the individual should expect 2-6 overseas trips per month (following the lifting of restrictions). Longer trips may be required of up to 2 weeks to southern hemisphere locations (infrequently).
Please call Aimi or Louise to discuss the role of Technical Auditing / Compliance Manager / Supplier Auditor / Auditing Manager on 01284 735575 or alternatively please send a CV for consideration to firstname.lastname@example.org