Food Safety Technical Manager, Enforcement

Wm Morrison Supermarkets plc

Food Safety Technical Manager, Enforcement

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Wm Morrison Supermarkets plc, Moor Side

  • Part time
  • Temporary

Posted 2 weeks ago, 3 Apr | Get your application in now before you miss out!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: eb6f3071af1f4133a7c3dd66c9bc7336

Full Job Description

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Food Safety Manager to join our Head Office Retail & Logistics team

Reporting to the Senior Corporate Services Manager - Food Safety you will be responsible for all elements of food safety enforcement, serious incident complaints and food safety training design. Additionally you will provide technical advice and support to the business to ensure that customers are provided with safe and legal products. You will be committed to proactive continuous improvement and implementing best practice.

Working with internal and external stakeholders and our Regional Compliance Managers to drive improvements in food safety compliance in store and logistics operations.

Role Responsibilities (this list is not exhaustive)

  • Working with stakeholders to investigate complaints referred from local authorities and the Primary Authority to minimise the risk of regulatory challenge

  • Working with stakeholders on the retail improvement plan including working with local authorities to achieve FHR 5 and Pass in all stores

  • Management of the Primary Authority relationship in relation to food safety

  • Working with external stakeholders on the Food Standards Agency Achieving Business Compliance programme.

  • Proactively horizon scanning for changes in food safety legislation and best practice

  • Managing serious incident complaints and escalating & coordinating serious food safety concerns to all relevant stakeholders

  • Working with training teams on food safety training for all levels of the business

  • Working with retail and logistics operations to provide expert food safety advice

  • Producing reports in a clear, concise and consistent format

    Degree in Environmental Health or equivalent experience.

  • Experience of working with regulators/industry bodies

  • An understanding of retail, catering, manufacturing or logistics operations

  • Knowledge and understanding of food safety legislation and its requirements

  • A good understanding of food safety / quality management systems

  • Knowledge of Retail operations

  • Customer focussed with a positive, 'can do' attitude

  • Experience working in a complex organisation with multiple stakeholders

  • Professional approach, with good interpersonal skills and a positive outlook

  • Good communication skills and the confidence to deal with business partners at all levels

  • Excellent time-management skills/project management skills

  • Strong leadership skills and ability to lead cross functional projects/teams

    Based in our Leeds/Bradford Head Office 4.5 days per week with some hybrid working Very competitive industry salary, car allowance & benefits package