Date posted: 11/10/2021

Job Details

  • Reference No.BI/1197
  • DepartmentQHSE
  • Hours per Week40
  • LocationWakefield
  • GradeTBC
  • Reporting toQHSE Manager
  • Closing Date25/10/2021 12:00 am
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QHSE Assistant – Wakefield

There’s every chance you’ll have eaten our food, so why not share our success and come and work for us? Bidfood is a leading wholesale food distributor and the preferred supplier for over 60,000 customers across the UK, ranging from pubs to schools, from restaurants to care homes and everything in between. Whether our customers want just a teaspoon or a full range of catering supplies, we’ll supply their needs.

We work as a team to provide every food option from quality ingredients to finished meals, including a number of own brand ranges as well as all the big brands and regional specialties. We believe in our food, and we know that our people behind the scenes are so very important in our success.

We have an opportunity within our QHSE department at our Manchester depot, and as part of our team you’ll fill an essential role for assisting in ensuring the depot compliance to the company policies and procedures.


A bit about the role

  • To co-ordinate all audit and facility maintenance activity within the depot to company standards.
  • Ensuring all staff inductions and training in these areas (health and safety etc) are up to date and audit compliant.
  • To ensure 100% compliance to internal and external site audit standards such as BRC, ISO 14001:2015, environmental management system, CASA, pest control etc.
  • To undertake the role of site health and safety officer, with responsibility for fire safety, food safety, pest control and environmental training and standards.
  • To organise and coordinate the training for the depot within the areas above, and ensuring individual training records are up to date and maintained.
  • To monitor standards and audit requirements to ensure full compliance, as well as highlighting areas of non-compliance to the site excellence manager.
  • To demonstrate a proactive, problem solving and investigatory approach to resolve any areas of non-compliance.
  • To undertake the role of sustainability coordinator & fulfil all company sustainability requirements


A bit about you

To be success full in this role you will have similar experience of working within a health & safety or compliance role. You will ideally possess a NEBOSH general certificate, HACCP level 3 and Level 3 auditing & inspection. However, these qualifications can be gained once you have started your training plan at Bidfood Wakefield.

You will need to be a confident IT user, with excellent business administration skills. You will be someone with good business administration skills. You will be someone with food communication and organisation skills with a keen eye for detail and the ability to maintain high standards of accuracy when working to tight deadlines and under pressure.



Pension, 33 days holiday pa (inclusive of bank holidays), healthcare cash plan, employee discounts, free parking.


To apply, please complete an application form which can be collected at the depot, or send your CV with a covering letter including the reference BI/1197 to:
Stephanie Sowden, QHSE Manager, email:

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