Technical Manager

Central Scotland
A competitive package will be made available for the appropriate applicant
06 Mar 2018
06 Apr 2018
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

This role will be responsible for providing technical support to the site technical managers in the implementation of the highest technical, production and hygiene standards. 

As a core member of the company’s Technical team, the successful candidate will create a culture of continuous improvement within the technical/quality teams and co-ordinate compliance and customer service standards through benchmarking and shared best practice.

The Technical Manager will co-ordinate compliance and customer service standards through benchmarking and shared best practice and also co-ordinate responses and actions across the supply chain. They will manage technical initiatives and innovation projects that drive value and work to continually improve their high quality standards.

 Key Responsibilities

  • Conduct regular internal audits at each site and feedback on performance including systems, allergen, HACCP, GMP and hygiene audits.
  • Assess the effectiveness of site food safety control systems including HACCP, date code and labeling and allergen control systems.
  • Co-ordinate technical compliance across the sites through benchmarking conducting gap analyses and shared best practice and keep up to date a technical compliance dashboard.
  • Co-ordinate supply chain management and performance with all sites. 
  • Delivery of specific technical projects addressing company need on food safety, innovation, process improvement and quality.
  • Delivery of customer projects. Ensure compliance to third party and customer planned and unannounced technical / process audits.

Key Experience

  • Knowledge and experience of chilled food manufacturing.
  • Detailed knowledge of food safety control systems such as , HACCP, TACCP and allergen controls.
  • Experience in the application of 3rd party Food Safety Standards and the accreditation process, e.g. BRC.
  • Experience with dealing with major UK retailers, relevant government agencies.
  • Knowledge of retailer Technical Policies / Systems.
  • Proven track record of good customer relationships.

For a confidential discussion about the role please contact Jules Pearson at Aspen on 0141 212 7555 or

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