Technical Manager - Beautiful Location

DR Newitt
Salary will depend on experience but will be competitive
19 Sep 2017
19 Oct 2017
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Tired of your boring commute to work? Want to live a place where you or even the whole family has a chance to live a lifestyle far removed from the hectic urban pressurised existence? Then this could be the role for you!!!!!!

The business is looking for an experienced Senior Food Technologist/Technical Manager  to take on responsibility for the management of the business’ quality assurance system, and have over-all responsibility for quality and food safety as the single technologist in a small site.

The ideal candidate will have experience of working with major retailers and a minimum of 5 years industry experience, ideally in bakery or a related sector. 

The Role

•To have over-all responsibility for technical and quality management, taking on a key role currently shared between the Owner and Production Manager. 
•Liaise with key customers in meeting their technical and quality assurance requirements.
•Work closely with the Production Manager to ensure the factory meets quality and safety expectations at all times.
•Take on responsibility for the technical aspects of new product development (including recipe development, ingredient sourcing and specifications)
•Ensure compliance with Marks and Spencer codes of practice, as well as SALSA and Soil Association certification. 

The Candidate

•The successful candidate will have experience of developing and managing quality systems, auditing,
•Working knowledge of industry best practice, HACCP principles and experience with recognised quality assurance schemes such as BRC and SALSA. 
•PC Literate; must be confident with MS Excel and other common industry IT systems.
•Excellent communicator and analytical, detailed approach.
•Have a positive, ‘can-do’ and practical approach to problem-solving.
•Take ownership of your responsibilities and be able to manage your priorities and time effectively.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a growing company, and live in a small island community in an idyllic rural setting. If you yearn to work for a small, high-quality food producer in beautiful part of the country, we want to hear from you.

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