Food Compliance Officer

Luton Bennett Ltd
£30k per year + Benefits
05 Oct 2017
02 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Food Compliance Officer 12 Month Contract Reading £30000 Basic Salary + 25 Days Holiday Plus Bank Holidays + Company Pension + Monday to Friday 8am to 4pm An industry leading food manufacturer requires a Food Compliance Officer on a 12-month contractual basis, due to increased workload because of a high-profile business acquisition; this is a great opportunity to work for a global manufacturer during a period of significant growth. The successful candidate MUST have experience as a food legislation/compliance coordinator, and will have a good understanding of UK & EU legislation relevant to food packaging and ingredients. Candidates must have an understanding of retailer branded products policies, and a knowledge of factory processes/manufacturing methods. Candidates MUST have a knowledge of ingredients and nutrition. The company are a global food manufacturer who produce a wide variety of well-known food products. The Role: * Monitoring packaging and ingredients information to ensure it is compliant with UK & EU legislation * Liaising with retailers and external websites to ensure product data is communicated * Sign-off on ingredient specifications * Manage ingredient specifications by liaising with technical team The Candidate: * Has experience in a similar position for a food manufacturer - candidates with 1 year experience will still be considered * Has a good knowledge of UK & EU packaging and ingredients legislation * Experience of retailer systems is beneficial but not essential; e.g. FIND, TTL, Evolve, HIVE, eVISION * A knowledge of ingredients and nutrition
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