Technical Controller

£50000 - £55000 per annum + 25 days holiday
09 Nov 2012
07 Dec 2012
Kandhu Recruitment
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type
Technical Controller is required for this fast paced food business with both a broad range of products and customers including a number of the multiple retailers.

The Technical Controller will report into the Technical Director and will manage all aspects of the Technical Function and a team of approximately 15 Technical Managers and Food Technologists.

This role is both Strategic and Hands On - taking responsibility for all areas of the Technical Function.

The Strategic Elements are focused on moving the overall Technical Strategy forward from both a Customer perspective and from managing existing Suppliers and engaging new ones.

The Hands on element is focused on managing and motivating the Technical Team, working with them, customers and suppliers in addressing issues, meeting deadlines and continuously reviewing processes and performance to guarantee product quality and food safety standards.

This is a dynamic, fast paced business and requires a Technical Controller who is both a team player, but can also drive activity and their team to achieve optimum performance.

The Key Skillset and Background we are looking for from applicants include:
*Strong people management skills - must have managed 5 to 10 direct reports
*Extensive customer facing skills - especially with the Multiple Retailers
*Professional Supplier Management and Auditing skills
*Broad range of product experience from Frozen Produce to Meat and Dairy products
*In depth knowledge of BRC, ISO, GMP, HACCP, Quality Management Systems

Great role for a Senior Technical Manager who has great leadership and people management skills, who leads by example and is not frightened to get stuck into the detail.

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