Sep 29th, 2021

Audit Manager | Fresh Produce | Kent |Europe

Do you like foreign travel and are happy to stay away 1-4 nights per week in a hotel? If so this role could be for you.

About Our Client

We are working with a leading fresh produce importer who pack a range of fresh produce for retail and foodservice customers. They are looking to strengthen the technical team with the appointment of an Audit Manager, you will work closely with the Group Technical Director, Group Head of Responsible Sourcing and Group Auditing & Technical Manager to ensure all product is safe with regards to quality and legality.

About the Job
You will manage and deliver a portfolio of internal supplier facing audits, across various UK retailers standards, while driving improvement and supporting suppliers to achieve optimum food safety standards

Travel will be required to globally, expect 2-6 overseas trips per month (following lifting of covid restrictions) mainly northern hemisphere, this will be 1-4 nights away in hotels on a weekly basis during peak season (summer) reduced in winter months, however, longer trips may be required of up to 2 weeks to southern hemisphere locations (infrequently)

The Ideal Candidate

You will have at least 3 years’ experience in manufacturing/production/farming/retail/auditing in technical roles, with at least 2 years’ technical/operational experience in the fresh produce category. You have a Lead auditor or formal auditing qualification. Experience of Tesco, M&S, Sainsbury and ASDA produce technical standards
Will be familiar with retailer online systems such as TQC or Foods Connected or Food Experts
Ideally Spanish, Italian or French speaking. Good communications skills and a full driving licence

How to Apply
If this sounds like you, please apply via the link. Alternatively, for a confidential chat about the role, please contact Lycia Pitcher on

Job Information

Job Reference: LP14004_1632911406
Salary: Negotiable
Salary From: £35000
Salary To: £50000
Job Industries: Other Job Function
Job Locations: Kent
Job Types: Permanent

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