Our client is an absolute leader in their field, supplying the major UK food retailers. They are renowned for growing, packing and selling fresh fruit from the UK and rest of the world as well as having a great rapport with external growers and customers. Our client is now seeking an experienced Compliance Manager to join their highly motivated team and to continue to deliver exceptional products to their customers.
Reporting to the Technical Director, you will be responsible for monitoring and improving the quality & technical standards within grower sites. You will also be responsible for the day to day management of best practise along with updating KPI information and supporting the rest of the international business.
You will manage the auditing schedule for Tesco (TFS), Waitrose (Farm Assessment) and M&S (Field-to-Fork). Support with the facilitation of successful grower Global GAP, TNC, LEAF, Assured Produce audits. Ensure any non-conformances and concerns are addressed and resolved. Audits are visible and fully completed on Customer platforms. Manage and coordinate the upload of PPPLs (proposed plant and pesticide list) with growers and Food Experts. Ensure the approval of CPCLs and MPCLs by AUDAX and ensure distribution to growers. Support with the planning of the pesticide testing process in line with grower risk assessments and coordinate with the relevant third parties.
You will need to have a good technical understanding of fresh produce quality requirements expected by the UK retailers. Ideally you should have at least 3 years experience of working in a similar technical role.
This is a great opportunity not to be missed for someone who gets a real buzz out of driving improvements and wants to join a business that is constantly looking for new challenges.
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