Technical Manager

Recruiter
Location
East of England
Salary
£negotiable
Posted
30 Aug 2017
Closes
20 Sep 2017
Ref
F5383
Function
Technical
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent

The Company

Our client is part of a large chilled food group in the UK who supply the major retailers with innovative products that are first to market. They are now looking for an exceptional Technical Manager to join their dedicated team, implementing the site technical strategy and ensuring products are delivered to the utmost quality.

The Role

In this senior level role you’ll manage the technical function and play a critical role in the delivery of the technical strategy. Your key accountabilities will include:

  • Working cross functionally to lead and manage your team, ensuring they are supported and managed effectively in order to deliver products to the required specifications, legislation and customer standards.
  • Using your technical expertise to maintain optimum levels of quality through formulating, implementing and managing internal audit programmes, systems and team KPI’s, guaranteeing compliance with legislative requirements including HACCP and BRC.
  • Leading your team through all arrangements supplier and third party visits, highlighting and resolving any potential issues whilst reporting on outcomes and ensuring quality management systems are updated accordingly.
  • Acting as the main interface with major retail customers during site meetings and audits, investigating complaints and enquiries efficiently to ensure their specifications and standards are met.
  • Being actively involved in the site’s continuous improvement process, challenging processes where necessary and working proactively with customers to develop strong working relationships and ensure company and customer expectations are exceeded. 

The Candidate

Suit a proven Technical Manager with a wealth of technical experience gained from a similar role in the chilled sector of the food manufacturing industry. You’ll have worked with the UK major multiples, and will have experience of managing HACCP and BRC standards along with a successful track record of delivering product excellence. You’ll have demonstrated the ability to lead a team, using fantastic communication and interpersonal skills to drive continuous improvement initiatives. Good organisation and project management skills are a must in order to succeed in this role, and a high level of computer literacy is also essential.

If you are passionate about food and food safety and are ready to drive change with this prominent food business then please apply now or call 0345 2600 737 for more information.

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Please note that we are only able to accept and respond to applications from candidates with eligibility to work in the UK and those who hold valid work visas.