Technical Manager

Location
Lincolnshire
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
11 Apr 2018
Closes
11 May 2018
Ref
JJ-P4218
Function
Technical
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent

Our client, a Leading International supplier of Chilled Food Products is looking to appoint a Technical Manager for their site based in Lincolnshire. As a key member of the site’s senior leadership team, you will be required to oversee and manage all technical compliance across the factory you will also be responsible for ensuring the site is fully compliant against all customer COP's and standards.

Key Responsibilities:

  • You will be the site contact for all customers and will be responsible for preparing the site for audits and visits from both customers and third party auditing bodies.
  • You will control food safety through the application of HACCP
  • Driving drive continuous improvement of food safety, legality and quality
  • To lead our clients technical and hygiene teams, ensuring the highest standards are met, the teams are developed and engaged and work is completed in the most efficient and effective way
  • You will be a key link with our client’s customers, holding regular meetings with them, providing regular reports, sharing best practice, etc.  
  • Audits & Risk Assessment
  • Managing the day to day technical and QA/QC functions
  • Liaising with the sales and NPD teams
  • Producing, updating and maintaining finished product specifications
  • Chairing technical meetings and relaying technical / QA / QC performance data to site management.

The successful candidate will need:

  • Experience in a Quality / Technical Management role within an FMCG environment, ideally in chilled food, meat or fish
  • Extensive auditing experience
  • Proven interpersonal skills with an ability to communicate at all levels both internally and externally, including high profile retail customers
  • People Management, coaching and development experience
  • Minimum Level 3 Food Safety and Level 3 HACCP
  • Degree or equivalent in a food related subject or relevant experience

As an International organisation, our client prides itself on creating high quality food, exceeding many recognised industry standards and care about their people.

The Company:

  • One of the UK’s leading Chilled Food Companies producing innovative and tasty products
  • With a Vision to ensure they deliver on their pledge to become one of the UK’s truly great food companies
  • A complex and varied range of products, customers and packaging formats
  • Has sites operating to the highest industry standards, where Food Safety and Quality are a key priority
  • Has a clear Technical Strategy built around a vision of guiding and driving the highest levels of Technical Excellence

If you are an experienced Technical Manager with a commitment to raising standards and you are looking for a challenging and interesting role within a leading food company, then this could be the job for you.

If you are interested then please respond AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.

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