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JOB TITLE: Raw Materials Manager   SALARY: £31.5k per year + .    ADDED: 15-11-2021

JOB TYPE: Permanent LOCATION: Shepton Mallet, Somerset, England

Raw Materials Manager - Food Industry 


£31,500 per annum.

Remote working possible up to 2 to 3 days per week, as dictated by customer demand, and full flexibility will be required if needed on site 5 days a week.


This is a role that will involve working for one of Somersets largest food manufacturers 

The successful Raw Materials Manger will be involved in routine tasks such as supplier and specification approval, risk assessments and investigative audits. 


Candidates must have proven Technical/ Raw Material Management experience within the food manufacturing industry.   


The role of the Raw Materials Manager will involve: 


·Supporting Customer audits on site - factory tours, traceability exercises and documentation review 

·Technical responsibility for all raw materials delivered to site 

·Managing all raw material and supplier approval documentation, ensuring it is held on file & up to date 

·Reviewing supplier BRC status or Self-Audit questionnaire to determine approval of new supplier to site 

·To determine Raw Material risk rating and implementation of any key controls required 

·Maintaining Food Integrity risk assessment 

·Assessment & approval of Printed Packaging deliveries 

·Managing & coordinating Packaging trials through the factory, where necessary 

·To complete annual supplier performance review & take necessary action regarding poor performance. 

·To investigate and raise raw material complaints and issues with suppliers 

·Trending of supplier complaints to identify ongoing/ repeat issues 

·Occasional auditing of key raw material suppliers 

·Conducting Site Internal Audits as required, taking appropriate action where non-conformances are identified 

·Attendance to NPD meeting 

·Providing weekend cover via Technical "On Call" rota 


Raw Materials Manager Skills and Experience

Food or science related degree or equivalent, or 2 years' experience working in Technical or Raw Material Management 

Certified HACCP qualification  

Experience of working in chilled Food manufacturing and High Care environments 


Raw Material Manager Salary and Benefits 

Starting Salary of up to £30k

Long service award - 5 years' service and upwards 

Life insurance (once successfully completed probation period) 

30 days holiday per annum 

Subsidised canteen 

Pension Scheme 

Flexibility to work from home up to 3 days per week 

Enhanced company sick pay 


Key Word Search Raw materials, Raw Materials Manager, QA Manager, Quality Manager, Specifications Technologist,  Technical Administrator, Technical Assistant 


Commutable from Frome, Trowbridge, Shepton Mallet, Wincanton, Bridgwater, Yeovil, Bath