Analytical Services Manager
A global business, iconic brands, a rich heritage, a leading food/drinks organisation, multi-sited factories across most continents..... these are all hallmarks of this blue chip, instantly recognisable business. Their values embrace serving customers with quality products again and again and their culture enables their management and operational teams to aspire to greater achievement and the fulfilment of career aspirations.
Currently, the business is seeking to resource an Analytical Services Manager whose primary focus will be to manage the onsite laboratory and provide world-wide support, expert advice and technical data to the company on products and packaging formats regarding food-safety and quality. The role will also involve addressing improvement opportunities across the global function to deliver real and tangible technical commercial advantages. This is a pivotal and key strategic role in the leadership and direction of the global compliance function in order to support and develop the company’s international brand reputation where you will be primarily involved in two key areas, namely, Analytical Services and Regulatory Affairs where you will ensure the legal requirements are met across all the business.
The successful candidate will demonstrate proven leadership skills in a demanding, multi-discipline/project environment underpinned by a commercially scientific and practical approach. Supporting this will be a degree/MSc in Food Safety/Law or related discipline and a successful track record in a similar Senior Management role. Passionate about brand protection, quality and food safety, you should possess a natural influencing style, good inter-personal and communication skills, combined with the presence and personal impact to lead a significant size team, as well as taking a leading role on external platforms and communications.