Lead Auditor / Factory Support

Location: Doncaster

Business: SARIA Ltd

Salary: Competitive Salary and Benefits

Business:         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.
  • Good IT Skills, including Microsoft Word and Excel. 

Salary:  Competitive Salary and Benefits. 

Please apply in writing with your CV to HR Department, Ings Road, Doncaster, DN5 9TL or e mail recruitment@saria.co.uk

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

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