Food Safety Technologist

Preston, Lancashire
19 Jul 2019
16 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Food Safety Technologist - Preston, Lancashire

Salary : £Competitive 


Booths is more than just a well loved store. It's a family. Maybe it's because we've been a family-run business since 1847, but joining our team really does feel like joining a caring, supportive family. You feel special.

As part of the manufacturing management team, you will be responsible for managing the systems which ensure that Booths manufacturing and distribution sites comply with food safety in line with current legislation and requirements. To continuously improve the way we operate through implementation of the BRC global standard and any other relevant certification so that we continue to provide our customers with high quality products. Assist with H&S systems working with the sites H&S team.

Booths Offers you some Amazing Benefits:

• Colleague Discount Card (including a second card for a family member) after qualifying service 

• Access to an Occupational Health provider

• Opportunity to join the Healthshield Insurance Scheme

• Company Pension

• Colleague Bonus Scheme

• Long Service Awards


Carry out regular GMP / GHP audits ensuring that all recommendations are completed in a timely manner

Responsibility for sites QMS systems

Manage sites microbiological testing and follow up with any remedial action

Develop and maintain HACCP processes and standards on site, monitoring, reviewing and evaluating implementation

Ensure all food safety training is delivered as per development needs

Assist with H&S audits and collating basic data 

To promote positive Food Safety & H&S culture through ways of working 

Manage raw material and finished product specifications both internal & external ensuring they are kept up to date 

Support the business on the launch of Booths Brand manufactured products 

Manage and respond to non-conformances including customer complaints that arise from Booths manufactured products 

Assist in the management of crisis situations arising from a food or H&S issues

Support the manufacturing management team when required

Implement and maintain BRC standards across manufacturing and warehouse.

To demonstrate and role model the Booths Purpose.


Minimum 3 years in a technical role.


Degree or equivalent qualification 


Product Management

Food safety management 

Working knowledge of Microsoft Office 

Manufacturing processes 


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