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Supply Technical Officer

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Date: 22-Jun-2022

Location: Edinburgh, GB, EH12 9DQ

Company: Lloyds Register

Business Background


Who are LRQA?

LRQA stands for dedication to clients, market firsts, and deep expertise in risk management. We’ve grown to become a leading global assurance provider, bringing together outstanding expertise in certification, customised assurance, cybersecurity, inspection and training.


While we’re proud of our heritage, it’s who we are today that really matters, because that’s what shapes who we and our clients can become tomorrow. By staying true to our shared values and combining decades of collective experience, we support our clients in building a safer and more sustainable future.


What do we do?

We help our clients negotiate a rapidly changing world, by working with them to manage and mitigate the risks they face. We serve a wide variety of industries, from food, beverage and hospitality to automotive,  aerospace and transportation.


From independent third-party auditing, certification and training; to consultancy services; to real- time assurance technology; to data-driven supply chain transformation, our innovative end-to- end solutions help our clients shape their own future, rather than letting it shape them.


LRQA currently operates across 51 countries, has more than 2,500 colleagues, generates £315m in revenue, and supports more than 60,000 clients across a diverse range of sectors and markets.


The next chapter for LRQA

The future of business assurance is exciting and rapidly changing. New challenges and opportunities are arising all the time. We’re adapting to these challenges by expanding our portfolio of services and aiming to become the leading digitally enabled assurance provider.



With solid expertise and heritage in our sector, coupled with well-timed accelerated investment and a leadership team that is fully committed to delivering our vision, LRQA’s next chapter is set to be an exciting, transformational period of growth. We’re well placed to build on everything we’ve done and further our ambitions for the future. At such an exciting time key talent is critical, and this role is a great opportunity to be part of our next chapter.


Role purpose:

Supply is a service which offers a range of end to end assurance services from supplier risk assessments, desk top reviews, auditing, menu management, specifications, claims and allergen verification. Animal welfare to sustainability and environmental responsibility and customer complaints management giving a complete end to end range of assurance services and Brand Protection for food and Drink Suppliers.


Reporting to the Compliance & Technical Assurance Manager, the Supply Technical Officer will be a key member of the Technical & Product Assurance team and will manage and deliver clients requirements and services for supply. Ensuring they meet the requirements of the LRQA standards, Quality Procedures and KPI’s. The Supply Technical Officer will also work closely with team members in the Customised Assurance Team and globally to deliver this service.


The Supply Technical Officer will play an integral role in working with clients, suppliers and LRQA Globally in developing a growing portfolio of services to customers, working in close collaboration with all parts on the business Globally across Customised Assurance and LRQA.


The Supply Technical Officer will manage and oversee the Supply Services including Supplier Audits, Risk Assessments, Desk Top Reviews, Specifications, Allergens, Nutrition, Claims and Supplier Compliance and help with the development, operation, training and administration of all Supply Services.


The Supply Technical Officer will be responsible for ensuring that each part of the process is running on time giving the teams status reports and updates to ensure deliver of the schemes on time.



Taking a lead role in expanding and enhancing services for Supply and LRQA.





Technical / Professional Qualifications / Requirements:

  • Food Science/Nutrition Degree or equivalent Degree
  • Experience within a Nutrition or Food manufacturing environment
  • Knowledge of UK food manufacturing practices and process
  • Knowledge of Food hygiene and HACCP principle and practices
  • Food Industry Knowledge
  • Nutritional regulations, including allergen
  • Labelling Regulations
  • IT and MS Office literate
  • Knowledge of Excel








Diversity and Inclusion at LRQA:

We are on a mission to be the place where we all want to work and we are passionate about embracing different perspectives because we understand the value this brings to our business, our clients and each other. We are all about creating a safer and more sustainable future and our inclusive culture is right at the heart of our business.

Together our employees make our communities better and we want you to be part of our diverse team!

LRQA is a leading global assurance provider.  The integrity and expertise we bring to our partnership with clients support their journey to a safer, more secure and more sustainable future. (Group entities).

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