Head of Technical

Location
Midlands
Salary
c£85-100k FE Car or CA + Pension + Health + Bonus
Posted
21 Mar 2018
Closes
21 Apr 2018
Ref
JS/11259
Function
Technical
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent

Head of Technical

Are you looking to join an award winning, fast paced, highly reputable family business that continuously invest in their people?

Do you have several years’ experience in a senior Technical position within chilled food manufacturing?

The Role – Due to internal movement our client are now looking for an exceptional individual who has the strategic vision and strong leadership skills to help drive the food technical agenda.

Reporting to the MD, this role will have responsibility for:

  • Developing the technical strategy in line with the strategy for the business.
  • Work as part of the Senior Management Team within the business, in particular with the Operations Team.
  • Ensuring compliance to the standards expected by our customer and the industry, through effective management of food safety and quality assurance systems.
  • The effective management of the technical function, which is split over two manufacturing sites, ensuring that the department structure and skills are developed to meet changing business requirements.
  • Support the delivery of new and existing own brand development providing technical expertise to ensure categories continue to deliver safe and legal products of the quality expected.
  • Responsibility for Quality Management Systems, ensuring due diligence requirements are in place and regularly audited.
  • Build strong working relationships with strategic partners both internally and externally.
  • Represent the company with external bodies as and when required.

    Are you degree qualified in a food science / technology or related discipline with excellent working knowledge of technical standards including HACCP, Quality Management and Food Safety?

    Do you have outstanding communication and relationship building skills with the ability to influence key stakeholders and ability to persevere and be persistent when faced with challenges?

    If you have a proactive and professional management style dedicated to achieving results and driving continuous improvement, fit the criteria above and want to be part of a thriving business as Head of Technical…then please do not hesitate to apply for this fantastic opportunity.

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