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Job Title: Food Advisor
Job Type: Permanent
Hours:  37.5 hours per week
Job Location: Flexible / field based (work from home)
As a Food Advisor you’ll provide professional services to key retail clients, and will be responsible for ensuring that products are safe and legal, providing consultancy for legal and technical compliance, specification interrogation, pack copy generation, artwork approval, food labelling legislation, technical standards and advertising.
You’ll provide advice relating to Legislation, Codes of Practice and Guidelines to clients upon request, prepare and check pack copy in accordance with the client’s requirements taking information from supplier specifications, ensuring that pack copy adheres to all current and pending UK and EU Legislation, Codes of Practice and Industry Guidelines.
Your key contacts will be clients, suppliers, design agencies, print houses and any other internal or external parties, you will also attend internal and external meetings with clients, suppliers and other bodies as required.
As a Food Advisor, you’ll receive a salary of between £35,000 to £45,000 per annum depending on experience, plus you’ll benefit from 25 days annual leave, retail discount scheme, private health cover, contributory stakeholder pension scheme and life cover.
SGS is the global leader and innovator in inspection, verification, testing and certification services. Founded in 1878, SGS is recognized as the global benchmark in quality and integrity. Trusted all over the world, SGS is a market leader because we put 100% passion, pride and innovation into everything we do. We encourage new ideas. We welcome people who challenge the way we do things. And we will be 100% committed to helping you reach your full potential.
At SGS, we have an open corporate and international culture, we offer a dynamic work environment in a leading global company. Our high professional standards and our sustainability approach guarantee you a future-oriented work environment. We invest in our employees for the long term and we are committed to supporting your development within the company. 
  • Knowledge of completing on-line retailer.
  • Extensive experience in a Regulatory Affairs role, or in a related field.
  • Hold a track record of managing external client pressures jointly with internal pressures and deadlines.
  • Fully conversant with UK and EU Legislation.
  • Confident in preparing and approving legally compliant pack copy information for labels/artwork to meet the regulatory requirements.
  • Commercially aware of the food and consumer products industry.
  • Professional in their dealings with clients to provide information confirming compliance issues.
  • Possess excellent spoken and written communication skills and able to communicate efficiently and effectively to the team and a wider audience.
  • Can plan and prioritise own work and other people's when necessary, demonstrating excellent time management skills.
  • Have exceptional IT skills, including competent use of Microsoft Office applications.
  • Able to foster and maintain good working relationships at all levels.
  • A working of knowledge of Health and Safety in the workplace.
  • A proactive attitude and the ability to win buy in and engagement from others.
  • Degree or equivalent Food/Science Qualification.


APPLY NOW for full consideration, you can be sure that your application will be treated confidentially and impartially and you will always receive an update within 10 business days.


Alternatively, to arrange a call to discuss the role or recruitment process in more detail before you apply, please email us at gb.recruitment@sgs.com.

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