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Supplier Auditor

Job Title: Supplier Auditor
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: England
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + car + benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q94230
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: KAH.64871.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: January 14, 2014 10:17

Job Description

An opportunity has arisen for an auditor or technical or quality manager with extensive food and/or non-food manufacturing experience to develop and progress their career with a leading grocery business. As a supplier auditor you will be responsible for driving improving performance and championing manufacturing excellence across the supply base by undertaking factory audits in response to risk assessment and due diligence requirements to protect the brand and the customer. Key Accountabilities: * Develop and implement an audit programme to deliver improved manufacturing standards * Work closely with the technical team to assist in responding to product incidents and unacceptable quality * Be an ambassador for the brand and exceptional quality and safety standards * Build relationships within the supply base and offer support where required * Manage all reports and follow up actions to ensure timely and satisfactory responses * Support the identification of emerging risks based on knowledge of current industry threats Required Knowledge, Skills and Experience: * Strong auditing skills which can be transferable across different product categories * Extensive manufacturing experience within food and/or non-food * Knowledge of HACCP, BRC and other industry standards and codes of practice * An eye for detail and an inquisitive mind * A firm but fair attitude and a drive to do what is right for the customer * Confidence to make decisions on the spot * A self motivator * A strong communicator who can confidently address and influence at all levels * Adaptable with an ability to react quickly to unforeseen circumstances * A willingness to travel across the UK and possibly overseas This is a great opportunity for an experienced food or non-food technical or quality professional looking for an excellent new challenge with a team that delivers outstanding product to a continually increasing customer base. If you have the skills and experience required then we would welcome your application. We request that candidates send their CV as a Microsoft Word document where possible. Quest Search and Selection is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.