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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org