Irwin's

Hygiene Manager

W.D Irwin and Sons are seeking to recruit a Hygiene Manager on a permanent full time basis. This is an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to effectively deliver Hygiene standards across the company.

Keys Duties of the Hygiene Manager:

  • Ensure all aspects of the hygiene service are carried out and maintained to the required standard
  • To manage the hygiene budget and ensure all expenditure is authorised and recorded
  • To manage the ordering and stock control of hygiene consumables and chemicals
  • To maintain detailed cleaning instructions and schedules for every hygiene activity that meet the requirements of the BRC food safety standard
  • To be responsible for the effective delivery of the in–house laundry operation
  • To conduct compliance audits/inspections of internal hygiene standards and documentation
  • To provide training and awareness for all hygiene and waste handling staff in all procedures relevant to their role
  • To manage the external waste contractors and ensure they always operate in a legally compliant and safe manner including retaining copies of all appropriate waste licences and duty of care documentation • Manage and develop direct reporting staff
  • Ensure that all team members pursue safe working practices and all accident and reporting procedures

Experience required for the Hygiene Manager:

  • Minimum 5 years managerial experience, preferably within Food Manufacturing
  • Previous experience within a food manufacturing environment would be beneficial
  • You will have working knowledge of GMP and HACCP
  • Relevant food and health and safety qualifications– e.g. IOSH, HACCP level 3
  • You will be diligent and be an effective communicator
  • You will have your own transport due to the location of Irwin’s Bakery
  • You will be required from time to time to travel between multiple sites (Portadown and Saintfield)
  • You will have a third level qualification in a food related discipline (Desirable)

Those who are interested in applying for the position may obtain an application pack by emailing application@irwinsbakery.com. Closing date for receipt of application is Friday 30th October 2020 at 4pm.