Senior Hygiene Manager – Days

Senior Hygiene Manager – DAYS

£60-65k plus car allowance and bonus



It’s hard finding a Hygiene Manager role that can offer a different angle or something challenging when you are already at that level.  That’s where this role is different as it allows for an experienced manager to work in a multi-site environment.  More challenging if you’ve outgrown your current remit.


A senior level role in the business, it needs a confident operator who can highlight the impact a well-run Hygiene Team has in the business.  DAYS BASED ROLE.


More about the role:

  • Devising and developing a Hygiene Plan in line with the Technical Strategy.
  • Working in conjunction with Technical and Engineering at each site.
  • Developing a strong relationship with Production to drive that ever efficient start up – the key to every manufacturing environment’s success.
  • Implementing effective KPIs with effective measurement and follow up actions.
  • Ensuring open, two-way communication with the technical function at all times.
  • Leadership and development of the Hygiene team.
  • To further develop the Hygiene systems in line with the business and retailer codes of practice.
  • Reporting directly to the Technical Controller.


The business is developing a new data system allowing for real time data capture to enable the hygiene function to deliver a JIT cleaning system.  The teams in place are well developed across all functions – a lot of knowledge to learn from and work with.  Long term customer relationships across a strong portfolio of products is a positive for this role and this has been achieved through customer service and high levels of quality and food safety management.  Major improvements have been seen in recent years due to well thought out investment.


What does your background look like?

  • Significant experience as a Hygiene Manager in food manufacturing.
  • Excellent understanding of COSHH, BRC, HACCP and GMP.
  • You can demonstrate your ability to motive and upskill individuals in the team.
  • Your communication style is open and upbeat – the daily challenges in food manufacturing can be hard work but you can engage your team in the right way to meet those demands.
  • An organised and structured approach to plan the daily and weekly schedule for the Hygiene team.
  • In depth understanding of cleaning to high microbiological standards.
  • Extensive knowledge of the audit process and what is involved for retailer audits.
  • Ensuring the focus on Hygiene is consistent whatever the daily demands are in the factory.


For more information on this Senior Hygiene Manager opportunity please apply without delay.  First stage is an interview with the team at Novus and we’ll take it from there.


Disclaimer: Novus Recruitment Limited acts as an employment agency for permanent and interim recruitment within the United Kingdom. As such, we can only consider applications from candidates who currently reside and are eligible to work in the United Kingdom. Once we have received your details, we will be in touch within 7 days if your application has been successful for the role. We appreciate this can be frustrating but due to the sheer volume of applications we receive it is not possible to respond to each one individually. If you have not been contacted within 7 days of applying, unfortunately this means your application has not been successful, but we may keep your details on file for future opportunities – please see below. Novus Recruitment Limited is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age.


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