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Hygiene Team Leader for Food Production at The Hut Group

THG's primary focus is health, beauty, prestige and nutrition related consumer goods. The company owns and operates many leading brands including, Grow Gorgeous, Mio Skincare, ESPA and - The world’s #1 online sports nutrition brand.

Operations is at the heart of our customers’ experience here at THG. We manufacture a wide range of sports nutrition and cosmetic consumer goods that we then despatch to our customers in over 200 countries worldwide from our purpose built, innovative Manufacturing and Distribution Centres.

THG is looking to recruit a Hygiene Team Leader who will be responsible for hygiene in the food production site; expectations will be set to a high standard and maintained in alignment with the Group wide requirements. Conformance and compliance is a key indicator and will be used to measure performance on site. The Hygiene Team Leader will report directly to the Food Safety & Quality Manager.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To promote health and safety awareness for all personnel inclusive of contractors, compliance with all THG polices and guidelines and ensure appropriate risk assessments and working systems are in place.
  • Ensure hygiene standards across site are maintained at all times, eliminating impact on operations and manufacturing
  • Provide leadership, expectations, direction and guidance to team.
  • Drive and promote development, continuous improvement and standardisation of WI’s and SOP’s for all Hygiene related tasks.
  • Manage the stock control system.
  • Support the companies GMP and daily internal audit systems.
  • To ensure adequate resources, consumables, equipment and people, are in place to meet operational needs; including scheduling of shift patterns for the team
  • Represent the Hygiene department in all site and Group meetings
  • Produce Audits, daily and weekly reports, metrics and performance of the site and team.
  • Performance management of all Hygiene team members for the site.
  • Recruit personnel; create training and development plans for team
  • Responsibility for pest control across site inclusive of escalation procedure
  • Minimum 3 years hygiene management experience
  • Strong leadership skills, excellent verbal and written communicator
  • NEBOSH or IOSH qualification
  • Approachable, can do attitude, bias for action, organised, innovative and think long term
  • Ability for decision making in a pressurised environment,


Qualifications / Experience:

GMP / similar Hygiene Qualification / Certification

Allergen cleaning knowledge.

Experience with Manufacturing Operations.

Good verbal and written communications.

COSHH awareness and qualification.

HACCP qualifications would be advantageous

If you have BRC (or equivalent) experience that would also be advantageous.


We offer:

Competitive salaries plus discounts and benefits

Leadership and Development training throughout your career

An exciting, fast-paced working environment where you will work with and learn from the best in the business

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