Senior Technical Manager

£85,000 + Excellent Benefits
26 Jul 2017
26 Aug 2017
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Role title: Senior Technical Manager

Location: Norfolk

Salary: £85,000

The Role

Due to new investment, there is an opportunity for a Senior Technical Manager to join a market leading food manufacturer based in Norfolk.

The role will be challenging and will include project implementation; therefore, applications are invited from candidates with at least 5 years’ relevant food manufacturing experience as a senior technical manager.

This position is a critical role within the organisation and the successful candidate will have strong leadership capability, cascading our client’s vision and values within the technical team and key stakeholders within the business.

Responsibilities include;

  • Provides advice, support and decision making to colleagues across the business in identifying, escalating and managing risks, dealing with incidents and working together to improve processes.
  • Manages raw material quality and compliance & welfare & supplier assurance, scorecards.
  • Prepares site for retailer audit.
  • Manages agreed site technical metrics and technical strategic delivery at site level.
  • Delivers strategic technical plan for site and supports group technical strategy.
  • Supports External regulatory and enforcement agencies including incident management and proactive influence to achieve commercial goals.
  • Technical adviser for third party customers and all third-party audit and customer service.
  • Supports as required Industry trade bodies.
  • Liaises with food service industry (compliance, food safety, manufacturing and H+S).
  • Liaises cross functionally at site level and also across contribute to business unit technical team.

Specific Requirements;

  • 3rd level qualification in a food related discipline e.g. Degree, Diploma etc.
  • Intermediate HACCP
  • Experience working with Chilled, short shelf like and high care products.
  • Experience in the application of 3rd party Food Safety Standards and the accreditation process eg BRC.
  • Experience of dealing with a major retailer and knowledge of their Technical Policies / Systems.
  • Pragmatic individual who takes on responsibility and accountability to get the job done.
  • Excellent organisational and project management skills, including the ability to identify, implement and lead change on site through challenging, leading and influencing managers and cross-functional teams on specific projects

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