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Manufacturing a range of household branded and retail own label products, our client has a well-regarded reputation as an industry leader and seeks a high-calibre technical professional to take on the challenge of maintaining and developing their already exemplary company technical standards.
The post-holder will drive a quality and technical culture throughout all site functions, operations and processes, through the continued development of procedures, systems and documents in line with the highest industry standards. The successful candidate will be responsible for: increasing the presence and reputation of the technical function on site and maintaining the achievement of group technical standards in line with BRC; achieving a ‘buy-in’ of technical standards across all departments; developing and promoting customer relationships; and promoting site compliance and hygiene control. With previous experience of managing a considerable technical department, you’ll be familiar with challenging technical environments and capable of high-level technical as well as commercial decision making. A flexible and hard-working individual, you will be a technically sound, commercially astute professional with a proven background in technical management, leading BRC and developing quality management systems, specifically with a range of major retailer customers. Quality oriented, you will have had extensive management plus a strong awareness of brand technical integrity, and be capable of inspiring your team with a hands-on approach. You’ll be resilient, commercially astute, decisive, a natural leader and a true change manager, who can shape and direct a world-class technical agenda. This is a fantastic opportunity which offers career development and the opportunity to be part of a leading food group. Our client seeks above all a technical leader and offers the opportunity for an experienced professional to showcase existing skills, or an ambitious individual to grow into the role – all applications will be considered with an open mind.