Compliance Specialist

Position Overview:

At Pets Choice, we are investing into the development of our people. Entrepreneurial spirit is encouraged and our team is empowered to make decisions whilst having ownership of their work. As a business we are always looking at more ways to build an engaging, rewarding and collaborative workplace culture.

Location:

Yatton, Somerset

Company Overview:

Pets Choice is a leading pet food manufacturer whose industry knowledge spans over 135 years. Based in Blackburn, Lancashire, the Pets Choice portfolio of brands offers a variety of products for pets and wild animals under its brands; Webbox, TastyBone, Meatiful, Spike’s World, Goodwyns, Davies, Oceanic and Vitakraft. Each brand offers a unique insight into animals from dogs to ducks and produces high-quality products that cater to a wide variety of consumer needs. As a trusted partner, Pets Choice provide private label goods including extruded food, wet food and retorted trays, and baked fresh meat treats. The business also offers additional services such as packaging design, fulfilment and logistics. With a broad range of capabilities and distribution channels worldwide, Pets Choice are proud to be a major supplier to the UK grocery, independents and pet speciality sectors.

Role:

•    Support with the implementation and ongoing development of Quality Compliance Processes. Ensuring site compliance with GMP, GDP & GxP legislations.
•    Complete the day-to-day administrative requirements of the Quality Management System, including but not limited to CAPA, document control, Change Management and record keeping.
•    Assist in the design of training programs for QMS procedure implementation, including conducting quality training for employees companywide.
•    Conduct internal auditing of QMS procedures for compliance and effectiveness. Conduct external testing regarding the supply chain.
 

Key attributes and skills:

•    An understanding of the role of Quality and Compliance.
•    Strong verbal & written communication, excellent attention to detail and good presentation technique.
•    Competent in word processing, spreadsheets, databases. Ideally familiarity with electronic QMS systems (including document control).
•    A self-motivated individual is required as this role will involve working alone, and across all internal departments. The ability to work towards meeting deadlines is essential.
•    Understanding of GMP regulations in the context of pharmaceuticals and Quality Assurance activities is highly desirable.
•    Experience as a qualified quality systems auditor is highly desirable, however training can be provided
 

If you would like to apply for this position, please send your cv to recruitment@petschoice.co.uk