Technical Manager

Expiring today

Location
Kent
Salary
£40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted
10 Sep 2017
Closes
24 Sep 2017
Ref
JO0000006409
Contact
Kandhu Recruitment
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent


An excellent opportunity for Technical Manager with both Produce and Multiple Retailer experience to join a well-established, successful and growing UK business.

Our client is one of the UK's largest and best known fresh produce companies, supplying the major supermarkets, wholesale and foodservice sectors.

Technical Manager Role
Will be focused on delivering the technical objectives of the business focused on a particular category - working closely with suppliers, key customers and internal departments. Strong customer relationships are particularly important with the Multiple Retailers through a proactive communication style, backed by high levels of technical proficiency

The produce sector is particularly demanding with the entire supply chain under constant scrutiny and requires the ability to operate under considerable pressure on an on-going basis.

Key Responsibilities with this role include:
·To implement and review supplier quality assurance procedures
·Suppliers auditing and undertake risk assessment of suppliers
·Ongoing dialogue with all suppliers to ensure that you are aware of the current supply and potential issues
·Technical library maintenance for all Product Specifications
·Products are launched on time.
·Manage customer and supplier visits and audits.
·Member of the HACCP team.

The Candidate
The successful candidate will have at least 2 years' experience in a similar role, with good relevant qualifications.

Key Requirements:

·Fresh produce experience
·Multiple Retailer experience
·Supplier Assurance

You'll need the drive, determination and people skills to succeed in a challenging and high paced food environment.

If this job is of interest and you would like to investigate this further, apply TODAY! But if you'd like a discussion before you apply call Gary on 01303 271367 or email gary@kandhu.com.