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Compliance Coordinator

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Date: 24-Nov-2021

Location: High Wycombe, 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.


We are now looking for a PART TIME Compliance Coordinator to join our team 4 days a week. 


The Role:

This role will lead the design, operation and maintenance of  the central technical compliance systems, responsibilities include but are not limited to;

  • Design and manage the central compliance management system 
  • Support the team in appropriate storage of documents
  • Communicate and share central information with Hovis manufacturing sites
  • Organise the information systems and data input, supporting management of the raw material supply chain including close liaison with external suppliers and internal departments
  • Operate the central compliance team testing schedules including collation of results to support interpretation and decision making
  • Liaising with Factory Technical, Procurement, Legal, NPD, TAM’s and Project Managers to ensure products are compliant and the correct data is used to complete customer and branded specifications and the generation of pack copies.

This role will also be the central point of contact for internal and external compliance and technical information queries and will provide support to specification team members. They will need to answer enquiries relating to the products managed including allergen, ingredient and nutritional information  and provide technical information for ingredient specifications including allSupport Hovis operational sites with sharing of central documents and information


This will also require them to work with the manufacturing sites to ensure product and process knowledge is maintained as well as ensuring that all documentation required for specification purposes such as HACCP documentation and analytical information is provided in a timely manner.ergen, country of origin, shelf life, and nutritional information, etc.


Ideal Experiences / Qualifications / Capabilities:

  • Clear and proven experience in a Technical/Quality Assurance Administrator role within a FMCG environment. 
  • Experience of inputting Technical data into data management systems
  • Experience of organising and maintaining electronic files and documents
  • Experience of working in a food manufacturing environment with an understanding of food safety
  • Strong communication skills (written and oral)
  • Great at building positive, productive relationships with internal and external parties - Team player
  • Self-motivated with the ability to prioritise, meet deadline and manage changing priorities
  • Willingness to work occasionally outside normal business hours, when required.


  • Knowledge of food manufacturing customer specifications and retailer portals
  • Level 3 Food safety  
  • Level 2 HACCP training
  • Project Management experience
  • Experience of working in a food manufacturing environment
  • Understanding of Food labelling Legislation
  • Audit training


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 are 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 enhanced annual leave and maternity/paternity leave, 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


This is a part time role


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.