Technical Manager

Location
Pollington, East Yorkshire
Salary
£45k + Benefits 
Posted
02 May 2017
Closes
02 Jun 2017
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent

The health and happiness of pets is our number one goal and our expert knowledge in animal nutrition helps us achieve this. We believe in responsible pet ownership, supporting welfare and education as well as making healthy, nutritious and tasty pet food.
Our passion, commitment and expertise over the generations has led us to where we are now – a leading UK manufacturer catering for the country’s pets. Our strong family values and traditions are at the heart of our success. 
Some exciting opportunities have arisen in our Technical Team based at our Cherry Tree Mill factory in Pollington, East Yorkshire:

Technical Manager
£45k + Benefits 

This is a critical role within our company as you will have responsibility for all matters relating to Quality, Food Safety and Legal Compliance. Reporting to the Technical Director you will lead, manage and develop the Quality Assurance team and guide the operational functions in achieving the food safety standards within the factory. You will confidently lead the site through the correct standards required by BRC and specific retailers through the application and development of industry best practice.

Our Technical Manager will be someone who has worked within a technical role before in a fast paced FMCG environment. You will have a clear and proven track record of achievement in technical/food safety and ideally possess a food science qualification, degree or HND equivalent. We need someone who is organised, thorough, enjoys challenging situations and has the persistence to see a job through to conclusion. Getting things right, attention to detail, ensuring quality standards are met and reducing error to a minimum are important factors in this position. You’ll be more than capable of managing your own work load in addition to managing and supporting your team.

Interested applicants are invited to send their CV’s and a covering letter via the form below.

Unfortunately, because of the volume of applications we receive, we aren’t able to respond to unsuccessful candidates, but if you are invited for an interview, you will normally be contacted within 2 weeks of submitting your application.