Rural Jobfinder - Compliance Officer - Food (Contract)

Compliance Officer - Food (Contract)

Do you have a degree within a relevant food subject? Would you like to experience working in a fast paced, award winning food manufacturer?

Riada are recruiting for a full time Compliance/ Technical Officer on behalf of a leading food & dairy manufacturer in the Coleraine area.

Salary: c£25K

Location: Coleraine

Duration of Post: This is a fixed-term twelve month contract covering maternity leave.

The Role:

Reporting to the Quality Manager, the successful Quality / Compliance Officer will lead compliance of quality and food safety standards by ensuring adherence to customer and regulatory standards.

Key Responsibilities:

·         Ensure the effective implementation of customer standards into the site’s quality management system

·         Ensure the upkeep of the food safety and quality manual including all M&S codes of practice to include integrity and food safety

·         Co-ordinate the handling of customer complaints and conduct investigations

·         Ensure resolutions to issues raised through external audits are closed out in a timely manner and to a standard that will prevent recurrence

·         Maintain customer online systems

·         Carry out spot checks on records daily

·         Ensure traceability from intake to final product and participate in traceability exercises

·         Assist with internal and external audits as required

·         Provide technical input/guidance for product launch including artwork changes, quality specification and customer specific requirements.



·         Degree in relevant food subject

·         Strong communication skills with the ability to challenge and motivate

·         Excellent attention to detail

·         Ability to identify ways of continuously improving departmental standards

·         Problem-solving skills including root cause analysis.



·         Relevant food manufacturing experience

·         Previous experience of major retailer codes of practice

·         Previous internal auditing experience


To apply email your CV to or give Heather a call on 028 7032 6600 for more information.


Riada are specialist recruiters in quality job vacancies - for a confidential discussion of this and other similar positions get in touch today.



 Closing Date: 10/11/2019

 Location: Coleraine