Technical Manager

West Sussex
£42000 - £43000 per annum + Excellent package
30 Jan 2013
27 Feb 2013
Kandhu Recruitment
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type
We are looking for an exceptional Technical Manager with tenacity and drive for this leading food manufacturer.

A leading player in the chilled foods arena working with major retailers in some of the most dynamic categories in the chiller cabinet.

You'll be tasked with ensuring that site Technical and Quality systems and performance meet the required standards, and that appropriate, up to date records are maintained. The Technical Manager manages, develops and controls the Technical and QA function, in order to achieve compliance with legislation and agreed customer requirements. In addition you will take responsibility for food safety, quality and legality on the production site, and chilled storage / distribution site. The role reports into the Operations Director.

Our client is looking for an exceptional candidate with well-developed communication skills and personal stature, together with a mature personality, tact and diplomacy. Naturally you will be a strong team player, able to assess technical situations and recommend solutions often requiring a high degree of independence.
You will need to lead, manage and develop a reporting team including identifying training needs to ensure the company technical resource maintains compliance across all areas.
In addition, you will have the following skills / experience as a minimum:-
*Food Science degree or similar
*A minimum of 3 years Technical / QA Management experience, ideally gained within a chilled food manufacturing environment.
*Fully conversant with current BRC requirements, HACCP, Quality systems and ideally hold an Audit qualification.

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

Kandhu Recruitment are specialist recruiters within the Food, Drink and FMCG Sector.