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Retail Food Safety Manager in London

Vacancy... We are looking for a Retail Food Safety Manager to join us on a Full Time and Permanent basis, based in London and surrounding areas. ... £35,000 to £38,000 (depending on experience) Work... 40...

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Vacancy Details

We are looking for a Retail Food Safety Manager to join us on a Full Time and Permanent basis, based in London and surrounding areas.


£35,000 to £38,000 (depending on experience)

Work Pattern

40 hours per week, Monday to Friday with weekend cover on a rota

Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for a food safety professional to join our Technical Team within the Retail Region. You will lead the management and development of all food safety and quality management systems in retail to enable products to be produced and sold to the specified safety and quality.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Collecting, collating and communicating KPI data to schedule
  • Maintaining accurate and up-to-date documentation
  • Leading and contributing to the development and implementation of quality standard operating procedures
  • Leading Retail HACCP teams; reviewing, updating and maintaining HACCP systems and procedures
  • Investigating and following through non-compliance and incidents relating to enforcement and serious food safety complaints
  • Liaising with the Regional Technical Manager and Retail team to ensure customer complaints and investigations are handled and completed correctly
  • Ensuring micro sampling and data management is completed as directed
  • Taking responsibility for raising the standards of hygiene and microbiological performance with operation
  • Liaising with Pest Control contractors to ensure commitments are met and to raise awareness of issues
  • Liaising with local Authority Representatives to provide problem resolution
  • Contributing to training activities where necessary
  • Demonstrating enthusiasm and encouraging teams in line with Company Values, promoting a culture of leadership
  • Level 4 (advanced) Food Hygiene qualification

  • HACCP Qualification.

  • A formal food industry related qualification, ideally HNC/ Degree in Food Science/ Technology

  • 1-2 years minimum technical food experience, would consider graduate in food safety.

  • Food retail or production background

  • Excellent organisational skills with strong attention to detail

  • Proven questioning, probing and investigation skills

  • Effective influencing and persuading skills

  • Report writing skills

  • IT literate – intermediate word, Excel and use of a Database system

  • Full UK driving license

  • Our Greggs Employee discount Scheme is very generous, offering you up to 50% off our food
  • Your holiday entitlement starts with 5 weeks, in addition to bank holidays, which increases with service up to a maximum of 6 weeks after 25 years’ service. (Pro-rata for part time)
  • After 6 months service you may be eligible  for our profit share scheme
  • You will be invited to participate in our Management Bonus Scheme which is worth up to 7.5% of your salary, subject to the Company meeting certain performance criteria.
  • You will automatically join our Greggs pension scheme which is a fantastic way to save for your retirement and allows you to benefit from employer contributions and tax advantages
  • Defined contribution management pension scheme
  • Death in service benefit which provides a lump-sum payment equal to 4 times your year’s salary

Other benefits include

  • Private Medical Insurance which is free for you and subsidised for your dependants
  • Permanent Health Insurance which is a replacement income scheme
  • Share Save and Share Incentive Schemes
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
Your Application

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Extra information

Type of Contract
Part-time jobs
Profession type
Full UK/EU driving license preferred
Car Preferred
Must be eligible to work in the EU
Cover Letter Required

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