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Raw Materials Controller required at Riverside Bakery
Riverside Bakery (part of Addo Food Group) is the UK’s leading chilled quiche manufacturer. The business has its own specialist manufacturing facility and development team, focused on driving product innovation and quality in its category. The bakery has had significant investment in the last few years which has allowed the business to develop new state of the art manufacturing assets, ranging from being highly automated to highly flexible.
The business is the leading supplier of retailer-branded chilled quiche, flans and savoury tarts into Asda, M&S, and Sainsbury’s.
Our vision is to be the most trusted and innovative chilled food manufacturer in the UK. Whilst our core business will always be centred on savoury pastry, our innovation agenda will also take us into new food markets where we can build a sustainable position.
We are looking for a Raw Materials Controller to join our team on a permanent basis. The role is based in a fast-paced chilled food environment, which requires initiative and an ability to “think on your feet”.
You will play a key role in providing professional, effective and efficient control of raw materials with the Technical and QA functions.
Your key duties and responsibilities will include:
Planning & managing supplier audits & reviews based on risk assessments & supplier performance
To ensure raw material and packaging specifications are completed in full detailing the correct technical information required for the business and are available for site use at all times
Develop, implement and maintain an effective site supplier approval & monitoring /review system in conjunction with the Company Central system
Supplier, Manufacturer, Ingredients & packaging Risk Assessment to be completed for new suppliers/ingredients/packaging and at the annual specification review
To support the production teams and other departmental functions in resolving quality issues, primarily at goods intake on raw materials
Managing document control database.
Issuing updated/ new documents to the appropriate departments.
Riverside Bakery is a great place to work and we believe that stems from the quality of the people we employ. We believe in providing our staff with a working environment that encourages opportunity and allows potential to be fulfilled. We also embrace diversity. Hard work and dedication are rewarded with competitive pay; pension; occupational health; subsidised employee canteen; long service awards; and an employee car park.