Hygiene Manager

Silven Recruitment
Closing date
16 Jun 2023

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Hygiene, Operational Management
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

Hygiene Manager


Job Title: Hygiene Manager

Salary: Competitive

Location: Dorset

Are you passionate about maintaining impeccable hygiene standards in the food industry? Are you experienced in high care/high risk environments and possess a Food Hygiene Level 3 certification? We have an exciting opportunity for a talented and driven individual to join our team as a Hygiene Manager.


About Us: We are a leading food production company dedicated to delivering top-quality products to our customers. With a strong emphasis on food safety and hygiene, we are committed to upholding the highest standards in the industry. As our Hygiene Manager, you will play a vital role in ensuring that our operations meet and exceed regulatory requirements and customer expectations.



  • Lead and manage a team of 4 operatives and 1 supervisor, providing guidance, training, and support to maintain a high level of performance.
  • Develop and implement comprehensive hygiene programs, policies, and procedures to ensure compliance with industry regulations and standards.
  • Conduct regular inspections and audits to identify potential risks, implement corrective actions, and continuously improve our hygiene practices.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including Production, Quality Assurance, and Health & Safety, to establish effective communication channels and promote a culture of hygiene excellence.
  • Monitor and evaluate hygiene performance through key performance indicators (KPIs), with a primary focus on audit results, including BRC and retailer audits.
  • Proactively identify areas for improvement, recommend solutions, and drive initiatives to enhance hygiene standards, efficiency, and effectiveness.



  • Previous experience in a high care/high risk environment within the food industry, with a solid understanding of hygiene principles, practices, and regulations.
  • Possession of a Food Hygiene Level 3 certification is essential.
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to inspire and motivate a team towards achieving common goals.
  • Excellent organizational and time management abilities, with a keen eye for detail.
  • Proven track record in successfully managing audits, particularly BRC and retailer audits.
  • Effective communication skills, both verbal and written, to interact confidently with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Analytical mindset with the ability to analyze data, identify trends, and implement data-driven decisions.



  • Competitive salary package commensurate with experience and qualifications.
  • Opportunities for professional growth and development within a dynamic and progressive organization.
  • Collaborative and inclusive work environment that values teamwork and innovation.
  • Access to comprehensive employee benefits, including healthcare, retirement plans, and more.


If you are ready to take on a challenging and rewarding role as a Hygiene Manager in the food industry, where your expertise and leadership can make a real difference, we would love to hear from you. Join us in our commitment to excellence and contribute to our mission of ensuring the highest hygiene standards in food production.


How to Apply: Please submit your resume and a cover letter outlining your relevant experience and qualifications to Edward Crampton. We appreciate all applications, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


Silven was formed by experienced consultants to bring a high calibre service to the Food & Drink manufacturing sector. A team of personable, dedicated sector experts offering a service based on knowledge, understanding, capability and a determination to deliver for our clients and candidates. Fundamentally a service that we would want to receive ourselves. Providing a full recruitment service to the sector, we complete assignments across senior and middle management roles as well as handling specialist difficult to fill and first line management roles. Functions covered include: Manufacturing & Operations Engineering & Maintenance CI & Projects R&D & Process Development Technical & Quality NPD & Innovation Supply Chain & Planning Hygiene & Health & Safety

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