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Technical Officer vacancy - Irwin's Bakery

Technical Officer

To provide a comprehensive administration support and co ordination service to the company’s Technical Department.

Reporting to: Quality Assurance Manager & Head Off Technical

Description of duties:

The following reflects typical duties and is not intended to be a comprehensive description of all tasks. Duties may change as a consequence of changes in operational demand. The job holder must therefore be flexible in his/her approach to work objectives.

  • Working within the technical team in the maintaining the company Quality Management System
  • Provide administrative support to Technical Manager and Quality Assurance Manager
  • Assist in preparation for external audits in both Irwin’s and Howell House bakeries.
  • Completion of customer KPI reports
  • Documentation control
  • Assisting with the completion of in–house and customer specifications
  • Conduct quality assurance duties and participate in providing cover when required
  • Direct involvement and participation in bakery internal audits
  • Project work
  • Any other duties

The Role

The ideal candidate will also have a good understanding of food safety possess a food related qualification and the following skills:

  • Able to work independently and efficiently to meet deadlines
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Packages
  • Excellent communication (oral and written), interpersonal, organizational, and presentation skills

Desirable Criteria

  • Previous experience in a similar role
  • Knowledge of HACCP and food hygiene requirements
  • Knowledge of BRC Standards and customer Standards/Codes of Practice
  • Retailer–facing experience and experience with customer audits
  • Internal auditing experience
  • Intermediate Food Hygiene certification
  • Intermediate HACCP certification
  • Internal Auditing certification

Those interested in applying must email application@irwinsbakery.com stating clearly which position you are applying for.

Closing date for the position is Wednesday 18th November 2020 at 5.00pm.

Irwin’s Bakery is an equal opportunity employer