Head of Technical - FTC (12 month)

Recruiter
Location
Derby, Derbyshire
Salary
Senior level salary & package
Posted
02 Aug 2017
Closes
02 Sep 2017
Ref
V/12529/LP
Function
Technical
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type
Interim

Based in the Midlands, our client manufactures premier ambient and chilled convenience foods for high profile customers, the Retailers and several foodservice customers. This delicious manufacturer has crept into a well-established market position through enticing the masses with their gloriously sought-after products. With ambitious plans to grow this organisation now seeks a star individual to take the reigns as Head of Technical on a 1 year fixed term contract.

Reporting to the Managing Director, you will solely head up the technical function across multiple sites. Managing a skilled technical team as well as maintain and develop key relationships with the multiple retailers. Outstanding levels of customer satisfaction and driving the business, through the technical function will be your primary goal. You will be responsible for ensuring technical standards to the highest level. You will manage a skilled senior technical team and be expected to lead by example with a hands on approach. BRC, HACCP, internal & external audits will be part of your remit. As the heart of the Technical function you will also manage teams across process development and quality systems.

Degree educated in a food related discipline, you will have current experience in a Senior Technical position within a food manufacturing environment. Strong experience with BRC and a minimum of Level 4 HACCP is fundamental to succeed. Exposure to the multiple retailers or other equally high profile customers is a pre-requisite. Solid leadership and organisational skills and the ability to influence at a senior level will all be key. Candidates from an ambient or chilled background may be favoured but all applicants from a different background will be considered. Success in this role offers a genuine opportunity to play an integral role in the shaping of a unique organisation, determined and driven candidates need only apply.

Whilst we would like to respond to all our on-line applicants, regrettably we are unable to do so due to the high volumes we receive. If you've not heard from us within two weeks, unfortunately on this occasion your application has been unsuccessful. For alternative opportunities or to register for jobs by email, please visit our website at www.newchapter.co.uk.

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