Quality & Food Safety System Internal Auditor (12 month contract) (Wine Jobs: Management & Administration)

Full Time

  Chivas Brothers Ltd.

  Scotland, Scotland

Do you have a Lead Auditor Qualification? Do you have expert knowledge and experience of quality management systems?  Would you thrive in designing and delivering an objective internal audit programme which adds value to our organisation by assuring and improving quality & food safety risk management and governance processes?  Then we want to hear from you.

Chivas Brothers, Quality & Compliance Team, based in Paisley but with a re-location to our Kilmalid (Dumbarton) site in progress, are seeking to recruit a Quality & Food Safety System Internal Auditor for a 12 month fixed term contract.

This role is required to design & deliver an objective internal audit programme which adds value to the organization by assuring and improving quality & food safety risk management and governance processes.

The role has to manage the internal audit processes to align with on-going accreditation to ISO 9001, ISO 22000 and FEMAS standards and to meet other business requirements. 
Chivas Regal, Beefeater, Ballantine’s, & The Glenlivet; we’re the international company behind these iconic global brands and more, with a vision to become the “world’s leading premium scotch whisky and gin company”.  Work for Chivas Brothers and you’ll be part of the Pernod Ricard Group, the world’s most innovative Wines & Spirits organisation. You’ll thrive in a business that inspires entrepreneurism and nurtures talent and you’ll join a friendly family of 19,000 employees working across 80 countries. 
In your role as a Quality & Food Safety Internal Auditor, you will be an integral part of a team reporting to the Quality Systems & Compliance Manager, with some of your key responsibilities listed below: 
  • Deliver internal audit programme and support development of future annual plans
  • Perform audits to assess conformity and compliance with stakeholder requirements and applicable directives and regulations
  • Analyse and evaluate risk controls through objective & factual assessment.
  • Prepare and present reports on findings and improvement areas.
  • Act as an objective source of independent advice to ensure validity, legality and goal achievement of operational processes
  • Maintain open and productive communication with all stakeholders
  • Conduct follow up audits to monitor management’s interventions and action effectiveness.
  • Manage and improve internal audit processes, procedures and user training.
  • Engage in continuous knowledge development regarding sector’s rules, regulations, audit best practices, tools, techniques and performance standards 
Our ideal Quality & Food Safety Internal Auditor will have/be: 
  • Degree qualification and or suitable experience in a relevant discipline.
  • Must have an expert knowledge and experience of quality management systems
  • Lead Auditor Qualification and proven experience of internal QMS audit
  • Systemic approach to problem solving with excellent PC and systems skills.
  • Knowledge of technical legislation for spirit drinks manufacture
  • Diplomatic, analytical and open minded with excellent negotiating, communicating and influencing   skills.
  • Business focused, results orientated and committed to an ethos of best practice and continuous improvement.
  • Able to operate autonomously, ethically and make decisions with confidence where consultation with others may not be appropriate.
  • Able to produce results fit for purpose and within agreed deadlines.
  • Current driving licence and valid passport 
Closing date: 9th November 2018

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