Food Manufacturing Inspector

Food Manufacturing Inspector

Overview

  • Inspect conditions in slaughterhouses and processing plants
  • Carry out quality control checks
  • Test samples of raw ingredients and processed products
  • Analyse and present test results
  • Make sure production processes meet hygiene regulations
  • Train production staff in the importance of safety standards
  • Check labelling and packaging
  • Write quality reports
  • Advise companies about making improvements, and issue warning notices

Organisations

Food manufacturing organisations like 2 Sisters Food Group (Cullompton), Philip Dennis Food service (Ilfracombe) and Ambrosia Creamery (Lifton).

Workplace

You could work at a manufacturing plant or in an office.

Your working environment may be noisy and you’ll travel often. You’ll usually need a driving licence to travel between sites.

You may need to wear protective clothing.

Working Hours

Normally 40 – 42 Hours Per Week.

Salary

£20,000 – £35,000.

Qualifications

You could do a college course to get some of the skills and knowledge you need for this job.

Courses include:

  • Level 3 Diploma in Food and Drink Operations
  • T Level in Science

Once working, you would complete further training to become an inspector.

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