Our client, SALSA, the food safety certification scheme for the UK's smaller producers, seeks to recruit a Food safety Certification Officer with a background in food safety management systems, standards and compliance.
Operating from a pleasant rural North Oxfordshire business centre conveniently located close to the M40, SALSA has enjoyed continued growth and expansion since its launch in 2007.
The purpose of the role will be to review audit reports and make decisions on certification awards, including liaising with auditors and scheme members.
The job holder will also support the development and maintenance of the procedures and protocols, including the monitoring and reporting of auditor performance, as well as the development of new audit standards and product offerings. The successful candidate will be EHO or Lead Auditor/Assessor-qualified with at least five years’ experience working in the UK food industry or in an enforcement role.
A related degree in food, science or engineering is expected and good everyday computer software skills will be essential. Excellent organisation, verbal and written communication, presentation of work and attention to detail are the key personal attributes sought. A sound knowledge of Microsoft Office, database and website experience is also required.
Benefits include private medical insurance, 24 Days holiday + statutory Days, onsite restaurant and gym.
Please note that no terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of a person's gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability or sexual orientation. Every candidate will be assessed only in accordance with their merits, qualifications and abilities to perform the duties of the job.