Food Safety Co-ordinator

Job Title: Food Safety Co-ordinator
Contract Type:
Location: Market Harborough, Leicestershire
  • £25,000 - £30,000
  • Contact Name: Juliette Cox
    Job Published:
    REF: BBBH5233

    Job description:

    Vanilla Recruitment

    We’re delighted to be recruiting a skilled Food Safety Coordinator on behalf of our client, a highly regarded and successful food company.

    As a well-respected brand known for their commitment to producing quality products and delivering excellent service, they are proud to supply a prestigious portfolio of private label products to a range of leading national retailers.

    Joining a friendly and supportive team, the successful candidate will drive the development and maintenance of Quality Management System in line with legal requirements and business commercial needs, including gaining and retaining required 3rd party accreditations, such as BRC and key retailers’ certifications.


    As Food Safety Coordinator, you will have the following duties and responsibilities:

    • Providing guidance and support to the operations team with regards to food safety and quality management.
    • Managing the internal audit programme
    • Managing technical systems risk assessments
    • Liaising with suppliers in management of raw material and suppliers risk assessment systems
    • Completing due diligence and processing forms within strict deadlines
    • Assisting with the NPD process
    • Organising factory audits and closing out non-conformance
    • Actively participating in the HACCP Team


    We’re looking for a Food Safety Coordinator with the following skills and experience:

    • Extensive prior experience of working within a food manufacturing environment, including legal and technical aspects of hygiene, pest management, weight control and foreign body detection.
    • Qualifications in HACCP and Food Safety Level 3
    • Qualification or experience of internal auditing
    • Experience of application risk assessment methodology in a food business environment
    • Experience of hands-on management of weighing equipment and metal detectors
    • Confident working with suppliers and contractors
    • Good IT skills, with particularly sound knowledge of MS Excel
    • Excellent communication and organisational skills
    • Ability to work as part of a team in a fast-paced environment that is deadline-driven


    Hours of work:

    • Monday – Friday, 40 hours per week


    Salary and benefits:

    • £25,000 – £30,000
    • 25 days annual leave (+ bank holiday)
    • Free on-site parking
    • Company shop
    • Healthshield Plan

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