Technical Manager – Food Import & Export

Competitive Salary
10 May 2018
10 Jun 2018
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Technical Manager – Food Import & Export

Location: Hertfordshire

Competitive Salary

This exciting opportunity is now available working for an importer and exporter of a range of food products. They supply into the UK market, working closely with manufacturers, retailers and food service customers.

This is a fantastic opportunity for the right person based in the UK with drive, flexibility and enthusiasm.  You will need to be highly flexible (changing priorities, UK/EU and worldwide travel at short notice).

The Role:

  • Customer support; writing specifications and completing questionnaires
  • Presenting the UK legal and customer requirements to existing and potential suppliers
  • Encouraging, helping and managing supplier developments with visits and communications
  • Providing customer requirement details, legal simplifications, documentary examples, equipment and fabric information, BRC, HACCP, and Welfare information
  • Gaining and assuring customer approval of suppliers by managing customer visits to the suppliers and ensuring issues are followed up and reported to the customer.
  • Customer complaint logging trending following up and closing off

Person Specification:

  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy
  • Technically and mathematically competent
  • Meat or chilled food experience, including micro and HACCP
  • Auditing
  • Ability to cross check documents and liaise with suppliers and customer.
  • Specification writing and ensure specification matches customer requirements.
  • HACCP proficient
  • BRC awareness
  • UK Retailer exposure
  • Awareness-exposure to food safety and product quality assurance
  • Retail, BRC and EU law exposure an advantage

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