Job Vacancy

Compliance Officer

Department: Quality
Job Title: Compliance Officer
Salary: Competitive
Pay Frequency: Monthly
Hours: Mon - Fri (08:30 - 17:00)

We have a permanent, full time opportunity for a Compliance Officer.

The role will be working Monday to Friday 08.30 – 17.00.

Purpose of the Role:

The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting and playing an active role within the Compliance Team by assessing various aspects of compliance within the business and agreeing action plans / working to drive forward improvements.

Key responsibilities:

  • Complete internal audits against the BRC v9 plus retailer codes of practice standard within the scheduled windows
  • Work alongside the Compliance Officer to ensure all schedules are up to date and accurate.
  • New raw material approval, sign off raw material specification and risk assessments
  • Support the Compliance Manager with conducting supplier food safety audits – approval audits, routine and reactive including overseas travel
  • Challenge the company’s degree of compliance against customer specific policies and retailer codes of practice
  • Review the businesses’ position against industry legislation to ensure companywide legality
  • Conduct factory walk arounds and mock BRC audits to keep the business prepared
  • Liaise with departmental managers to arrange audits and discuss issues, improvements and Non-Conformances raised
  • Work closely with site QA’s and QA Managers to keep on top of factory issues
  • Ensure Non-Conformances are closed out in a timely and satisfactory manner
  • Track recurring / long-term issues within the factory
  • Play an active role in BRC and Customer audits for sections relating to this role
  • Produce regular reports and present audit overview information to the business
  • Attend technical conferences and seminars when required by the business
  • Adhere to the company’s H&S policies and procedures
  • Adhere to the company’s Hygiene policies and procedures.


Skills and Experience required:

  • Excellent communication and organisation skills.
  • BRC v9 knowledge
  • Strong auditing experience.
  • Capable of working independently and being self-motivated.
  • Confidence working to tight deadlines and KPIs.
  • Confidence to overcome objections from all levels within the business.
  • Good IT skills (MS Excel, Word and Powerpoint).
  • Strong understanding and working knowledge of HACCP
  • Full UK Driving License and able to drive a manual car when needed
  • HACCP Level 2 or equivalent



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Perks of the Job

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