Food Safety Officer

St David Recruitment Services Ltd
£25000 - £28000/annum £25k - £28k per annum
10 Jun 2017
10 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Food Safety Officer
£25,000 - £28,000 depending on experience
Permanent / Full Time ~ 48 hours per week

Do you have the enthusiasm and passion within a fast paced environment to ensure all Food Safety and Health & Safety Standards are adhered too? Then we have the perfect opportunity for you!

Ideal candidates will hold a degree within Health and Safety.

Job Description:

• Undertake food hygiene and health and safety interventions in all risk
categories and types of premises.
• Investigate food complaints and complaints relating to food premises.
• Investigate complaints relating to health and safety, including
reportable accidents and dangerous occurrences.
• Participation in the food sampling programme.
• Investigate cases of food poisoning and other infectious diseases.
• To undertake enforcement action as appropriate and in line with the
enforcement policy, including the preparation of legal reports.
• Maintaining records as required by the FSA and HSE and other bodies
as necessary.
• Research, write and present detailed reports as required.
• Maintenance and coordination of a company food safety program to
maintain statutory compliance to the prescribed legal requirements in
the Food Industry.
• Coordinating and assisting with technical training and overall
competency to management and employees with regards to the
operational aspects of the food safety program, pest control,
environmental, operational methods and personnel practices, and
maintenance for food safety and hygiene /cleaning practices.
• To complete food supplier audits (against the HACCP systems
implemented) identifying corrective actions required and escalation of
major concerns and ensure action there of as required.
• To liaise with Local Authority Inspectors and enforcement officials as
• Co-ordinate the ongoing development requirements of the
department’s food safety program, operational policies and procedures
and compliance including carrying out internal audits
• Nurture good working relationships both within and across
departments under the food safety program.
• Ensure that all registers and records and documentation relating to the
role are properly maintained.
• Work closely with other safety roles within the company – assisting as
required and develop a supportive relationship
• Be responsible for management of own workload escalating issues or
workloads which become unmanageable