Food Manufacturing Inspector

Food Manufacturing Inspector


Food manufacturing inspectors make sure companies meet hygiene and safety standards and that products are safe to eat.


  • 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


Food manufacturing organisations like Higgidy, The Protein Ball Company, Montezumas Chocolate and many salad and vegetable growers near Chichester.


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.


£20,000 – £35,000.


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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