A fantastic technical opportunity has become available with a successful Fresh Produce specialist, working as Technical Compliance Manager with an energetic and passionate technical team.

The position of Technical Compliance Manager will take responsibility for technical compliance within the business and ensure all suppliers meet compliance standards and expectations.

Key responsibilities include;

Ensure all suppliers are aware of company ethical expectations, SMETA standards, and SEDEX registrations / self-assessment are complete

Review and deliver all suppliers compliance against the ETI Base Code and SMETA, SIZA, RT, RFA, WEITA standards

Manage the supplier approval systems to ensure compliance with legislation and customers COP’s

Work closely with 3rd party auditors appointed by and working on behalf of the business

Manage audit schedules for sites and suppliers in the UK and abroad

Conduct supplier visits when required (approx. 4 times per year)

Review suppliers annually

We require;

Experience in a Technical Compliance function, having worked within the Fresh Produce sector

Previous supplier management, confident with Due Diligence, Compliance, and Legislation

Thorough understanding of Food Safety and Quality Systems

Confident IT skills, with exposure to Prophet highly beneficial

A high level of attention to detail and data gathering ability

Excellent communication and relationship building skills


Flexibility to travel is key, although this will be approx. 4/5 times yearly.

Hours; Monday – Friday, with some flexibility as required
Salary; Dependent on experience offered; c£40k
Location; West Midlands / Warwickshire

Please call Aimi or Louise to discuss the role of Technical Compliance Manager / Supplier Approval Manager / Grower Compliance Manager on 01284 735575 or alternatively please send a CV in application to info@tailormaderesources.co.uk