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Hygiene Manager

Freshtime is a company that is progressively growing and keen to develop their employees. We are looking for a Hygiene Manager that wants to help progress the company further. Apply now if you feel that this is right for you!

Hygiene Manager

9.00pm – 6.00am

£38,000 – £42,000


Fresh Rewards Discount Scheme I.e. Cycle to work, retail discounts

Employee Forum

Employee fun day/gala dinner

Life assurance


On-site car park

Close to town

Free Wi-Fi

Who are Freshtime?


Freshtime is a privately-owned company founded in 2000 supplying major retailers with prepared vegetables. The site has had over £14 million invested in it to have their own purpose-built site.

Continuously investing in our factory, our processes and our people are key to our success and ensure that we are always leading the way in our markets.

Freshtime is at the heart of the UK fresh produce industry covering 82,500 square feet, employing around 350 staff and ideally located to supply customers throughout the country.


This Position


 This position is to manage the smooth and efficient running of the Hygiene department, to ensure optimum operational performance. Your main duties and responsibilities would be some of the following;


  • To promote a high level of motivation within the team through sound leadership.  Support and help to implement change processes within the area
  • Hold team briefings at set times with documented notes. Support and actively encourage feedback
  • Play a leading role in the introduction of new equipment ensuring that CICs /SOPs/training etc. are carried out in a prompt and timely manner
  • Set and monitor performance standards for your area of accountability, targets to be set so that the department is seen as “pace setting” report upon performance against these targets as required
  • Ensure good communications are maintained both with the hygiene team and other departments
  • To ensure good hygiene and housekeeping practices are carried out. Ensure all areas are maintained to the highest possible standards of hygiene in compliance with Food Legislation and Freshtime UK procedures
  • To actively promote a safety culture on the shift and the area and ensure all Health and Safety requirements are met
  • To maintain the highest possible standards of hygiene and to be audit ready at all times
  • Action and follows through all hygiene related audit points to completion
  • Respond positively and promptly to hygiene issues as they arise


If you are a self-motivated individual who has experience as a Hygiene Manager or a Supervisory position, working within a fast-moving, chilled food environment and keen to progress in your career, send your CV to our HR Department; hr@freshtime.co.uk.


The Candidate


You will have experience of involvement in BRC and 3rd part audits, excellent communication and people management skills, demonstrate experience with developing, improving and maintaining a hygiene function and food hygiene, chemical and health and safety qualifications. Although it is not essential, ideally the candidate will have a HNC or above in Food Science/Food Technology or similar.




If you haven’t heard from us within 3 weeks from your application date, please assume that you have been unsuccessful. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applications that we receive we are unable to provide individual feedback.