Head of Technical

Attractive salary + benefits
30 Jan 2013
28 Feb 2013
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Head of Technical

Attractive salary + benefits. Kent

We are a leading UK food manufacturing group with multiple sites across the UK specialising in supplying convenience foods and ready meals to the major retail multiples. Our state of the art and sizeable facility in Erith will continue to benefit from planned investment as will our established and committed workforce. This high profile post presents an amazing opportunity for the right candidate to join our existing senior management at a very exciting time.

As our Head of Technical, you will provide pro-active technical direction and leadership for the site reporting directly into the General Manager. Your natural gravitas and expertise will ensure you develop and maintain strong relationships and direct interfaces with all our customers. It will also enable you to inspire and develop our site technical team to ensure full compliance with legislation, food safety and quality requirements in line with customer, company and legal standards.  As our technical lead, you will work closely with your senior colleagues and other key stakeholders at site and group level to continually develop industry leading quality systems and procedures.

We require an influential and industry respected technical professional with strong leadership skills and a demonstrable background in delivering sound technical and quality standards across food manufacturing sites. Experience of the ready meals food category and knowledge of high risk manufacturing are essential. You will hold professional qualifications to support your experience and possess a thorough and up to date understanding of Quality Management Systems including BRC. Of equal importance will be the drive to deliver technical excellence, ability to demonstrate exceptional influencing and communication skills and a proven ability to manage change as part of a senior team.

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