Technical Lead

DR Newitt
Salary is negotiable depending on experience.
07 Sep 2017
07 Oct 2017
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Our client is a well-known and award winning business in their food manufacturing category.  They are currently looking for a Technical Lead.  

The role will be to handle the daily technical aspects of the company, covering an expanding retail and middle ground business with a wide range of products.  

The role

•    Support in the management and development of the Quality Management Systems, procedures and policies
•    Responsible for maintaining the site internal audit system including resolution of corrective actions
•    Develop and maintain hygiene procedures 
•    HACCP Team leader
•    Provide Technical expertise and support before, during and after all external audits.
•    Assist in staff training
•    Conduct Quality KPI and Quality Review meetings
•    Coordinating, interpreting and communicating laboratory results to the site management team
•    Support the business in maintaining BRC accreditation
•    Ensure customer standards (e.g. TFMS) are met
•    Identify, develop, document and implement procedural improvements
•    Responsible for overseeing the laboratory and making sure the department is cost effective, and ensuring all tests are being carried out to the requirements of the business 
•    Manage communications from retailers including scorecards, attending sampling / benchmarking panels and conferences
•    Manage supplier approval system

The Candidate

•    Degree in Food Science / Manufacturing or equivalent preferred
•    Experience working in a technical / quality role within food related industry either in operations, quality or laboratory disciplines
•    Intermediate Food Hygiene 
•    Knowledge of BRC standards and food safety
•    Computer literate in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Internet and Email
•    Advanced HACCP preferred
•    Customer specifications/Questionnaires/policies/food scare statements
•    Food labelling/nutritional/packaging approval/supplier approval
•    Fully conversant with BRC v7

What’s on offer?

•    A starting salary of up to £35,000 D.O.E.
•    Working hours of Monday to Friday 08.30-17.30 with flexibility for business requirements

If you are interested in this position then please forward a copy of your most up to date CV to Simon Norris.

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