Technical Director

Charing, Kent
£Director Salary Package
04 Feb 2013
04 Mar 2013
FM14330
Technical
Food Manufacturing
Permanent

Technical Director

Charing, Kent • £Director Salary Package

Ardo UK is a leading supplier of frozen fruit and vegetables to the UK market and is part of the Ardo Group. With a turnover exceeding £500 million, and dedicated crop production and vegetable processing factories in eight European countries, Ardo Group is the largest producer of frozen vegetables in Europe. Operating from a site in rural Charing, Ardo UK boasts a world-class, BRC-accredited packing and cold storage facility supplying to a range of prestigious retail clients.

Reporting to the Managing Director, with responsibility for Ardo UK’s Technical and Quality function in full, you will lead and develop the technical strategy across the entire UK business function ensuring technical excellence and full compliance in line with company and customer standards. This is a business-wide role which will include direct interface with major customers and Technical responsibility for external supply base and working closely with the UK manufacturing operation.

The successful candidate will have a proven track record in a Senior Technical Management role and an in-depth understanding of the produce sector. Experience of working alongside retailers delivering consistently high standards coupled with exposure in a strategic, business-wide position is essential. You should be a commercially astute, pragmatic individual with the ability to influence and lead from the front. Working at Ardo means working in one of the most innovative companies in the sector offering both challenge and reward in equal quantity.

To apply, please email or write in strict confidence, with a comprehensive CV,including salary details, quoting reference FM14330 to our retained consultants, by clicking on the 'Apply Now' button below.