Technical Manager - Fresh Produce
Based in the heart of the East Midlands, this successful organisation is setting the trend of healthy living, supplying delicious healthy foods and globally sourced fresh produce to all the major retailers. Due to increased demand, they now seek a Technical Manager to join their dynamic Technical function.
Reporting to the Technical Director, you will manage a skilled quality team as well as maintaining good relationships across the technical function. Unlike a traditional technical role, customer communication will be your main focuses as you will become the face of this organisations largest retailer account. Customer satisfaction and product quality communications lie solely in your hands. You will be responsible for ensuring technical standards and quality assurance comply to the highest level throughout every aspect of the operation from field to fork. You will be expected to lead by example with a detailed focussed approach, BRC, HACCP, internal & external audits will all form part of your remit.
Successful candidates will have experience as a Technical Manager or from a strong quality assurance background. Experience within fresh produce is essential and exposure to the multiple retailers is a perquisite. Strong leadership and organisational skills and the ability to influence at a senior level will all be key. Candidates must be hands-on' managers and be able to build and maintain relationships. The most challenging aspect of this role will be maintaining a good relationship with the retailers during difficult trading periods. All applicants must maintain a passion for the product range and ambition to succeed within this vibrant organisation to be successful at interview stage.
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