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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 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