Compliance Manager

Kent, Working from Home
Posted 1 month ago

 Our client has a thriving business, Importing, growing, packing and distributing a full range of Fruit, Salads, Vegetables and exotics.

Their main site is in Kent with further operations in Spain, with Global import capacity this enables a full year portfolio of products to cover their Retail, Wholesale and Food Service customers.

They are looking for a experienced Compliance Manager to join their Team!


  • To take ownership of site compliance by ensuring all aspects of food safety , Quality Management Systems (Including HACCP) operate as required and the company remains fully compliant with customer COP, HACCP, TACCP, VACCP and current legislation.
  • To take ownership of Farm site compliance by ensuring all aspects of food safety , Quality Management Systems (Including HACCP) operate as required to meet the requirements of Red Tractor.
  • Lead BRC, Red Tractor and other third party audits that relate to food safety and compliance. Assist Technical Managers with customer visits or audits on site.
  • Ensure the site is “audit ready” at all times.
  • Managing a robust internal audit programme for internal and external sites ensuring that auditing programmes meet the requirements of BRC and customers
  • Ensure corrective actions are pursued to completion.
  • Ensure that site compliance requirements are communicated within a site plan.
  • Management of pest control contract and actions
  • Management of document control system
  • To assist the packhouse and warehouse with process and decision making on food safety and site compliance.
  • To review training records and communicate gaps to relevant department heads.
  • To manage all supplier due diligence and ensure complete compliance to customer requirements.

The Successful Compliance Manager

  • Experience of managing QMS and document control essential
  • Experience of Red Tractor essential
  • Experience of internal auditing.
  • Managing people and liaising with different levels within a company
  • HACCP Level 2 minimum.
  • Food Safety level 2 minimum.
  • A working knowledge of BRC

In scope

QC Function

  • Ensure QC team is trained in relevant processes and procedures
  • Work with TMs to deliver product knowledge training


  • Ensuring a robust internal audit plan for the packhouse and farm.
  • Plans and audits for third party sites.
  • QMS for packhouse and farm
  • HACCP Management
  • Document review and document control for packhouse and farm
  • Development of all processes, procedures and documents alongside TMs, department managers and farm managers.
  • Managing training process with teams.
  • Customer QSL database.
  • Red Tractor
  • Farm Compliance


  • Customer audits
  • Health and safety

Working Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm and working one weekend day every third week with a day in lieu.

The office is based in Kent but working from home is a option! 

Please contact Frank or Georgina +44 (0) 1273 720599 or +44 (0)7734 861 080 to discuss the role and your experience. Or if you feel you have the above experience, please send over a CV and we will get back to you with some feedback and more information about the role and the company

Job Features

Job CategoryCompliance Manager
TypeFull Time
LocationKent / Remote Working
Job NumberF39

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