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Business Area: Admin
Work Hours: More than 30 hours
Address: Caxton Way, Eastfield, Scarborough
Salary: £22,000 - £25,000

Food Technical Advisor (Bakery)

Work Hours: Full Time
Address: Caxton Way, Eastfield, Scarborough, YO11 3YT

Salary: £22,000 - £25,000pa

People are the heart of everything we do here at Cooplands. We aim to provide a friendly and positive place to work where individuals can develop themselves to be their best selves. We are committed to training and supporting our staff develop the skills they need to fulfil their potential.

We have an exciting opportunity for someone to join the Compliance team on a permanent basis in the role of Food Technical Advisor. In this role you will work as part of a team working towards common goals and have responsibility to take a lead in the delivery of key quality objectives. We are looking for someone to provide support and challenge to our business ensuring that we are producing safe and compliant products.

What will you be doing:

  • Carry out food safety inspections / audits within our bakeries.
  • Coach and support our Bakery Managers in improving our food and hygiene standards.
  • Carry out any investigations and root cause analysis of contraventions or issues noted, ensuring the appropriate solutions are put in place.
  • Liaise with suppliers about documentation monitoring, supplier audits and product approvals.
  • Provide relevant information on allergens and labelling to the appropriate internal functions.
  • Assist the NPD team with new product testing and launch ensuring compliance throughout the process.
  • Assist in the preparation of BRC accreditation.
  • Review and update Quality Assurance Policies and Procedures, HACCP plans and raw material supplier information
  • Liaise with enforcement authorities as required.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Has demonstrable experience in quality/food safety roles within FMCG.
  • Has experience of operating within BRC Accreditation standards
  • Has a minimum level 3 Food Safety / HACCP Qualification
  • Is great with IT and IT systems
  • Has a continuous improvement mentality with the ability to train, challenge and coach all individuals on site making sure we always maintain great standards.
  • Has a good working knowledge with Quality Management Systems
  • Understands and is competent at auditing and verification.

You will be based at the Scarborough office but must be able to drive as you will be travelling our other bakeries in Durham & Hull a regular basis.


How to apply: Please submit a covering letter and attach a full CV detailing all work experience and relevant qualifications. Please email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or you can post to Cooplands & Sons Scarborough Ltd, Caxton Way, Eastfield, Scarborough YO11 3YT.


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