Hygiene Supervisor

Date: 26 May 2024

Location: Bradford, GB

Company: Hovis

Welcome to Hovis. We are the proud guardians of over 130 years of baking experience that make up our iconic and much-loved brand. We produce bread and bakery products created with Hovis goodness at the heart of each. We deliver around 1.3million loaves, every day of the week throughout the UK and Ireland, where we also make Mothers Pride and Ormo products. 

 

We are 2,800 people working within 8 bakeries, 1 flour mill, and 2 regional distribution centres across the UK. Our success is a result of the hard work of our people;  they are experts in their field whether it’s baking, manufacturing, logistics, engineering, or the many departments within the central functions team based in our head office in High Wycombe. We are a values-led business and expect our colleagues to live, breathe, and embed Quality, Accountability, and Trust into their ways of working.

 

An exciting opportunity has arisen at the Bradford Site. We're looking for a Hygiene Supervisor, to ensure compliance to Master Cleaning Schedule, continuously improving the hygiene standards and ensuring safety, legal and central requirements are always adhered to.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Supports the Quality agenda, ensuring continued delivery of in specification products as monitored by PQE. This can encompass both start and end of life checks. 
  • Stakeholder in the site quality plan – supporting in the timely delivery of specific aspects of quality improvement projects. 
  • Provide guidance to all hygiene operatives on day-to-day hygiene activities 
  • Train the Hygiene Operators in safe and effective cleaning according to the Work instructions 
  • Provide technical guidance and hands on support during plant shutdown cleans 
  • Provide support to the Hygiene Manager managing, developing and leading their team 
  • Provide stand in cover for the Hygiene Manager 
  • Always promote safety first culture and ensure that safety is a daily discussion point with colleagues. 
  • Maintains GMP and Hygiene standards within designated areas of work. 
  • Training to Food safety Level 2. 

 

Skills and Qualifications

 

 

Essential:

 

  • Extensive knowledge of hygiene and cleaning within a food manufacturing environment
  • Relevant industry experience including experience of legal requirements (manual handling, safe systems, HACCP etc).
  • Preparation of cleaning work instructions
  • Good knowledge of pest control procedures
  • Good verbal, numerate and writing skills
  • Be able to work at heights using Ladders, scaffolding, scissor lifts etc
  • Full knowledge of COSHH and chemical usage and storage
  • Experience of carrying out training

Desirable:

  • Advanced food hygiene
  • Intermediate HACCP qualification
  • Baking knowledge and experience

 

Why work for us and our benefits:

 

At Hovis, we understand the importance of looking after our colleagues, so we provide a variety of benefits in addition to their salaries. The benefits we provide at Hovis are as varied as the people who receive them but they are offered with the intention of creating value to them personally over and above their salaries

 

  • There is a range of colleague benefits available, which individuals can select based on their needs.

  • Our benefits scheme is called Hovis Choice, which offers a variety of savings and cashback offers on day to day living and much more including eyecare vouchers, and a healthcare scheme to suit everyone.  It also includes our Cycle to Work scheme where you can obtain a brand new bike at a significant saving

  • We offer competitive annual leave entitlement and flexibility where possible in order to create a healthy work-life balance

  • We celebrate loyalty with our generous long service and colleague recognition schemes

  • We offer three levels of pensions

 

Hovis values diversity and is committed to promoting equal opportunities in the workplace. Every job applicant, employee or worker will be treated fairly and equally with dignity and respect regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, race, colour, social class, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religious belief, union membership, political opinion, sex, sexual orientation or any other protected characteristic.