Site Technical Manager

Location
Bradford
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
19 May 2017
Closes
30 May 2017
Ref
13824278/001
Contact
Lauren Allanson
Function
Technical
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent




To oversee all technical and quality related aspects of food production processes ensuring best in class delivery of all technical standards - relating to customer demands and legal compliance.



Client Details

UK FMCG Manufacturer

Description

  • Provide an environment which encourages training and development for all technical staff through appraisal, coaching and feedback




  • To help drive the culture change in the business, focusing on quality as the core of everything we do.




  • Create and maintain an innovative environment that encourages employee participation in quality, and food safety, raising standards of quality, team working and communication




  • To role model leadership values and behaviours




  • Develop all employees to reach the highest level of competency. Ensure staff are trained and developed to meet the standard required by the Company. Use coaching as an everyday activity to ensure each employee's development.




  • Deliver site communication strategy through supervisors with a focus on employee engagement




  • Ensure that the technical staff can demonstrate their competency in carrying out tasks and operations to the required company standard, by undertaking relevant assessment reviews, and delivering appropriate training where required.






  • Operational




    • Pro-Active management of technical issues across all departments




    • Take ownership of delivery of cultural and process changes across Production, working in tandem with Production Managers.




    • Be responsible for ensuring effective audit of suppliers and testing facilities.




    • Deliver an up to date QMS system that is fit for purpose and delivers against all required compliance standards, both current and planned.




    • Act as senior conduit for customer liaison with customers and external bodies to ensure continued integrity of site quality systems, and effective resolution of concerns or issues




    • Pro-actively manage the technical team to deliver best in class standards for all areas of responsibility




    • Target setting and monitoring performance to ensure effective and timely implementation of any changes to standards and that they are clearly communicated and understood by all relevant departments.




    • Ensure all staff are involved in the success of the operation through continual feedback and positive communication.




    • To ensure direct reports effectively manage each work stream effectively




    • To perform line management duties as defined in terms of performance appraisal, return to work interviews and final level disciplinary actions




    • To influence site production teams to take ownership of quality standards and develop a true quality based culture.




    • To champion quality and food safety standards


    • To produce quality procedures in line with customer quality and legislative needs, and ensure all relevant employees are adequately trained in these procedures.


    Profile

  • Degree in appropriate science based subject - PHD optional
  • Broad business awareness at senior level - minimum 5 years
  • Minimum 5 years of FMCG - preferably short life food products
  • Proven experience of change implementation where standards are improved and quality culture delivered
  • 3-5 years senior level exposure to large retailers
  • 5 years previous management experience




  • Job Offer

    Excellent basic of £60K + package **



    **available for candidates who meet all the requirements