Food Safety & Quality


At Dunbia no two days will be the same.  If you’re looking for a business which challenges you to think outside the box then this graduate programme is for you. We’re offering you an opportunity, through our graduate programme, to ensure you thrive in your chosen field and gain invaluable on-the-job experience.  As a Food Safety and Quality Graduate working in a face-paced environment, you will be part of a dedicated, driven and supportive team. 

Joining the company through the Graduate Programme will provide you with an opportunity to understand the business, build strong relationships, participate in continuous improvement projects and set career objectives, all of which are about preparing you for a leadership role, supporting the development of your skills and knowledge and helping you gain the necessary experience to ensure that you have a successful and fulfilling career within the Food Safety and Quality department of Dunbia.

The Role

As part of the Food Safety & Quality team you will gain a wide range of food safety & quality and business experience skills through continuous on the job development with coaching and mentoring. Your role will see you tackle a wide range of business challenges in a busy environment, some of your responsibilities will include:

  • Assisting with food safety & quality operations, procedures and document control
  • Ensuring the on-going maintenance and updating of the department files including SOP’s, Risk Assessments, HACCP documents and quality management documents
  • Assisting in carrying out audits as per schedule
  • Assisting in evaluating the written SOP’s being implemented, trained and compiled with in all areas
  • Supporting the maintaining and managing of non-conformant logs
  • Logging of complaints and communicating to the relevant personnel
  • Assisting with close investigations into complaints including route cause analysis
  • Carrying out the microbiological and chemical sampling of finished product and raw materials as per sampling schedule
  • Carrying out internal audits and assisting with external and customer audits
  • Working collaboratively with the Food Safety and Quality team to monitor quality assurance, hygiene and food safety activities
  • Understanding the importance of Animal Welfare within the business


  • A degree in a related discipline (Food Technology, Nutrition, Science);
  • An understanding and awareness of HSE requirements, always complies and operates in line with policies and procedures;
  • An understanding of operating integrity, quality processes and systems with high standards for compliance and quality;
  • Strong financial understanding and business acumen;
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to develop and enhance food safety understanding throughout the site;
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office;
  • Excellent time management;
  • Understanding of team dynamics, demonstrating the ability to work as an active and constructive member of a team with a professional enthusiastic attitude;
  • Excellent attention to detail;
  • HACCP trained is an advantage;
  • The applicant must have the right to work in UK.

Our Brighter Futures programme

Our training and development schemes are unmatched, and not only will you be learning from fully trained and passionate individuals, but you will also receive:

  • Dedicated mentor
  • Direct access to senior leaders
  • Opportunities to undertake assignments, secondments and innovative project work across the business
  • Investment in blue chip residential offsite training

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To apply for a Food Safety & Quality graduate role, please click below

Applicants for this role must have a Right to Work in the UK and be able to provide documentation to this effect.

Closing Date 31st May 2022.  Applications will be reviewed as they are received.  We reserve the right to close the role should suitable applicants by found in advance of the closing date.