A unique and exciting opportunity has become available with our Client; a highly successful Fresh Produce supplier to key retail customers, sourcing product globally from a dedicated grower and supply base. At the forefront of their product categories within the industry, the opportunity of Group Auditing & Technical Manager is fundamental to the efficient supply of fresh produce products to key retail customers, with the group responsibility for the management of the supply base technical standards.

Working closely with and supporting the Group Technical Director and Group Head of Responsible Sourcing, the position of Group Auditing & Technical Manager will manage a team of five individuals both UK & Overseas based to deliver the group auditing schedule working to various UK retailer standards, achieving over 600 annual internal supplier audits.

We require;

Lead Auditor or equivalent formal Auditing qualification, previously in an internal or external supplier auditing role

Experience gained with Tesco TMPS and TFS would be ideal

Familiar with Global Gap, TN11, BRC, HACCP & Organic standards

Confident implementing food safety and manufacturing standards

Ability to manage and lead the Auditing team successfully

Undertaking risk assessments and root cause analysis

Experience within the Fresh Produce sector

Field to Fork & Ethical Auditing beneficial

Retail customer exposure advantageous

Flexibility to travel is essential, with 2-4 long haul trips + 10-15 short haul trips annually

Spanish, Italian or French speaking would be highly beneficial

Location; Kent + Travel

Package; Competitive salary and generous company benefits

Please call Aimi or Louise to discuss the role of Group Auditing & Technical Manager / Senior Technical Auditing / Senior Supplier Auditor / Senior Auditing Manager on 01284 735575 or alternatively please send a CV for consideration to info@tailormaderesources.co.uk

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