Site Technical Manager

Cornwall
£50000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent package incl relocation
17 Oct 2012
14 Nov 2012
1210-36
Kandhu Recruitment
Technical
Food Manufacturing
Permanent
Great career move for a technical manager with significant experience in the meat sector

OUR CLIENT
A leading processor of meat products.

THE SITE TECHNCIAL MANAGER
Take responsibility for all site technical activities, some of which include:-

*Coaching of the Site Technical team, setting clear objectives to satisfy the customer
*Develop and maintain internal relationships with peers in other disciplines to enable cross functional co-operation
*Develop and communicate suitable solutions to ensure effective implementation and compliance to new standards/COP's
*Lead drive and provide hands on support to conduct technically challenging investigations of processes and root cause analysis.
*Conduct other reasonable tasks allocated to support functioning of the Site Technical department
*Audit and support site to achieve the requirements of customer codes of practice. Facilitating the rollout of shared learning and best practice
*Continual improvement of Food Safety, legality and Quality.
*Pro-actively investigate trends
*Conduct investigations
*Driving 'innovation' in technical processes and quality/food safety control points through alignments to customer critical quality requirements and their key product compliance KPI's.
*Drive key performance metrics internally and externally with robust action plans to achieve agreed targets. Key customer Technical contact championing compliance

THE CANDIDATE
We're looking for a very specific skillset for this role:-

*BSc. Food related subject / or science degree with relevant food experience
*Full driving license
*Chilled food industry experience
*Proven management capability in a Technical, QA or Process Development function
*Experience working with Technical representatives of major retailers
*Relevant factory audit experience and / or qualification
*Formally HACCP trained
*Appropriate training in food legislation
*Relevant raw materials knowledge
*Ideally advanced food hygiene qualified
*Computer literate in all Microsoft packages
*Meat processing knowledge particularly curing
*Processing requirements of fresh and cured meat products
*Microbiology effecting meat and meat products

If this job is of interest and you would like to investigate this further, apply TODAY!!!

KANDHU FOOD SECTOR RECRUITMENT SPECIALISTS
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