Technical Manager   

Location
Workington, Cumbria
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
20 Sep 2017
Closes
20 Oct 2017
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent

Technical Manager   

Report To:        Group Technical Manager & Site Manager 

Responsible for:    QA Technicians and Quality Administrator            

Deputy:        Group Technical Manager

Job Purpose:

The job holder will ensure the Safety, Legality, Quality and Ethical Integrity of all products produced at the Peter Hunt’s Factory by ensuring that all stages of manufacture from development, customer acceptance and full production comply to all policies, codes of practice, legislation and work instructions. 

Principal Accountabilities:

  1. Management and leadership of Technical and Quality team on site.
  2. Management, maintenance and administration of the site HACCP system.
  3. Initiation of investigations and response to customer in relation to all customer complaints in conjunction with the Technical and Production teams.
  4. Maintenance of the Quality Manual and all procedures therein to ensure that the Quality Management System complies with customer and BRC requirements
  5. Ensuring all procedures in the Quality Manual are adhered to especially with respect to Critical Control Points.
  6. Overseeing document control of all factory documents including forms, recipes, specifications and labels.
  7. Carrying out Factory Audits of the site and ensuring non conformances are taken up with the appropriate persons responsible and pursued to an agreed solution.
  8. Ensuring microbiological testing and swabbing regimes are adhered to and food safety issues are addressed.
  9. Member of Continuity Management Team.
  10. Supplier approval and monitoring
  11. Ensure  good manufacturing practices, food safety, quality and health and safety is maintained at all times
  12. Any other task reasonably requested by site Manager 

Skills

  • Displays effective communication and listening, skills at all levels.
  • Confident using a Computer.
  • Self-organisation, motivation, planning, prioritising and time management.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the food safety and quality requirements of the both the business and the customers.

Hours of work will be discussed on interview but some flexibility will be required.

Rate of pay negotiable depending on experience