Supplier Assurance Manager - Ashford | Zoek UK
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Supplier Assurance Manager
Ashford, Derbyshire, England
Permanent (Full time)
A fantastic technical opportunity has become available with a successful Fresh Produce specialist, working as Supplier Assurance Manager with an energetic and passionate technical team.
The position of Supplier Assurance Manager will take responsibility for technical compliance within the business and ensure all suppliers meet compliance standards and expectations.
Key responsibilities include;
Ensure all suppliers are aware of company ethical expectations, SMETA standards, and SEDEX registrations / self-assessment are complete
Review and deliver all suppliers compliance against the ETI Base Code and SMETA, SIZA, RT, RFA, WEITA standards
Manage the supplier approval systems to ensure compliance with legislation and customers COP's
Work closely with 3rd party auditors appointed by and working on behalf of the business
Manage audit schedules for sites and suppliers in the UK and abroad
Conduct supplier visits when required (approx. 4 times per year)
Review suppliers annually
Experience in a Technical Compliance function, having worked within the Fresh Produce sector
Previous supplier management, confident with Due Diligence, Compliance, and Legislation
Thorough understanding of Food Safety and Quality Systems
Confident IT skills, with exposure to Prophet highly beneficial
A high level of attention to detail and data gathering ability
Excellent communication and relationship building skills
Flexibility to travel is key, although this will be approx. 4/5 times yearly.
Hours; Monday - Friday, with some flexibility as required
Salary; Dependent on experience offered; c£40k