Technical Manager (Beverages)

Location
Bedfordshire/Home Counties
Salary
£38-45k + Benefits
Posted
28 Sep 2017
Closes
28 Oct 2017
Ref
KA/11247
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent

Would you like to work for a well established food company and be a part of an exciting Technical Manager position, with a particular focus on the Beverages category?
Do you enjoy driving product innovation as part of your role?
Are you flexible and capable of managing your own diary?

Main Responsibilities:      
Approve, audit and manage bespoke suppliers of food and drinks on behalf of our clients
Develop, implement and review supplier guidelines and internal standards
Evaluate, record, review, improve supplier performance and review product specifications and data sheets
Establish and develop relationships with all partners in the supply chain from suppliers through to customers
Ensure that new products are manufactured in accordance with the client’s requirements
Maintain and update supplier records
Represent clients when auditing suppliers, working on Industry panels and liaising with external bodies

Key Skills Required:
Do you have a degree in either Food Science, Food Technology or Environmental Health?
Ideally you will have a proven track record within a beverage manufacturing and retail environment, any drinks, bottling, dairy, syrups or liquid processing experience will be considered.
You must have excellent verbal, written communication skills, a high level of numeracy and good negotiation skills.
Have you got previous experience of external auditing, supplier inspection & assessment systems e.g. BRC, HACCP, risk assessment/new product safety approval systems?
Are you able to work alone and as part of a team, and be able to liaise with customers, colleagues and suppliers at a number of levels?

Are you looking for a rewarding company who offer excellent benefits including a car or car allowance?  Do you want to work for a company who offer opportunities for career progression across their organisation?  Having placed people within this company over the years, the feedback continues to be positive.

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