Lead Auditor/Factory Support

Location: Doncaster (with travel to our other UK sites)

Business: SARIA

Salary: Competitive Salary and Benefits Package

Originally founded as Prosper De Mulder Limited in 1926; SARIA’s UK operations have a market-leading presence in a wide range of sectors associated with the food chain.  The Group’s companies manufacture quality products for use in human and animal foodstuffs, agriculture, aquaculture, and industrial applications. The company has a UK annual turnover approaching £280 million and employs over 1,000 people at 23 sites across the country.

The Position:  

Applications are invited for a Lead Auditor/Factory Support to be based at our Doncaster Site working with our suppliers and within our Group.  This is a full time permanent position, working 40 hours per week.

The duties and responsibilities of this role will include but are not limited to:

  • Ensuring all supplier documents are obtained for approval to supply.
  • Ensuring up to date raw material specs are obtained and held for each site.
  • Ensuring audits are carried out to the relevant standard i.e. SARIA Supplier Audit Standard/ appropriate Accreditation standard.
  • Making contact with Supplier or Site Representatives to arrange audits.
  • Audit preparation, i.e. sending out pre-audit questionnaires, gathering information relevant to the audit, generating audit checklists.
  • Carrying out audits and evaluating supplier or quality systems against the relevant standard- SARIA or a third party.
  • Generating and issuing audit reports.  Carrying out follow up audits and reviews.
  • During the audit follow up any quality issues with regard to the supplier to ensure corrective actions are closed out/completed.
  • Carrying out internal audits.
  • Supporting factory personnel with Quality/Technical issues and audits.
  • Assisting with training of factory personnel as required.

The Person

  • You must be able to work using your own initiative or as part of a team
  • Be able to communicate well at all levels
  • You must be a motivated individual
  • You must hold a valid passport/full clean Driving Licence for UK & occasional European travel
  • A Lead Auditor or Supplier Audit Certificate/Qualification is essential to this role
  • Level 3 HACCP Certificate
  • Good understanding of the Meat/Slaughter Industry and Animal by Products
  • Experience of Auditing against BRC Standard and Feed Industry standards
  • Competent in PC skills – Word & Excel

For full job description, please click here.  

Please apply in writing with your CV and a covering letter to HR Department, Ings Road, Doncaster, DN5 9TL or via email to recruitment@saria.co.uk

* Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted due to the high volume of CV’s anticipated.

Closing Date – 4th December 2017