Technical Manager

DR Newitt
North Yorkshire
Salary commensurate with experience and training level
09 Nov 2018
09 Dec 2018
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Our client is an expanding FMCG business based in the North Yorkshire.  Due to a departure within the business, we are looking to appoint a new Technical Manager to lead the function during what will be a very exciting period of growth.

The role

  • Manage technically the Production Site and drive quality standards to the highest level.
  • Maintain BRC Grade for the site.
  • Maintain all customer Technical Approval i.e. ASDA, Tesco; M&S, Waitrose, Cooperative and Morrison’s Codes for Food Manufacture.
  • Management of the Hygiene operations for the site to ensure food is produced to the safest standards without any associated risks.
  • Manage the Quality Manual and all associated policies, procedures and paperwork to achieve the company’s aims and objectives.
  • Develop, train, motivate and manage the technical staff to ensure the highest quality standards are met.
  • Write, develop and implement policies to meet all current and new EU and UK legislation.
  • Maintain and improve sound relationships with the EHO
  • Ensure all products are in line with Trading Standards requirements
  • Develop HACCP systems and Risk Assessments to remove any food safety issues from the people, process, plant and product.
  • Write and control customer specifications.
  • Ensure that products are produced in line with agreed customer specifications.
  • Management of customer complaints and reduction of complaints.
  • Manage all Technical KPI’s
  • Report and recommend to the board any improvement required and capital investment required to achieve this improvements.
  • Appraisal of the technical team as required
  • Carryout supplier audits and assessments for suitability of purchase.
  • Inspection, detection and rejection as required of all incoming goods.
  • Management of microbiological, chemical and residue levels of product.
  • Group Internal auditing to continuously improve technical standards.

The candidate

  • The successful candidate will be a self-motivated leader who will continuously improve quality standards.
  • Hold a degree in a relevant food subject, Intermediate HACCP training, Lead Auditor experience or min internal audit qualification.
  • Proven track record in man management and experience in maintaining BRC Global standard.
  • Experience working in High Risk and High Care facilities
  • Excellent organisational skills, being able to work on several projects at the same time, and manage time effectively.

What’s on offer

  • A basic salary commensurate with this position.
  • Working hours of Mondays to Friday.
  • 28 days annual.

If you are interested in this role then please forward a copy of your most up to date CV to Simon Norris.

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