Greencore Group

Technical Manager

Bow, London
16 Nov 2018
14 Dec 2018
Ms Chantelle Christie
Business Sector
Other Business Sector
Contract Type

We are currently recruiting for an experienced Technical Manager to join our team based in Bow, East London.

The Technical Manager leads our technical function on site ensuring that we are producing food of the highest quality for our clients at all times.

Within your role of Technical Manager you will be working to maintain the extremely high quality standards that we set whilst maintaining the quality of our service delivery. 

You will ensure that our products conform to all relevant specifications and that we are fully compliant against our Customer Codes of Practice, HACCP and current legislation.

Main responsibilities

You’ll take the lead on investigations into key deviations from process and customer specification, ensuring that appropriate action is taken to bring the process back under control.

A large part of your role will be the management of your Technical team, focusing on supporting and leading your team to deliver successful results for the business, in addition to playing a key role in mentoring them to realise their own potential both now and in the future.

You’ll be monitoring departmental KPI’s and challenging improvement, when required, to ensure targets are achieved and improved.

You’ll be a leader and truly value a culture of continuous improvement as well as ensuring that the entire factory is a safe working environment and that the department meets all standards in Site Safety, Health and Environment.

Within your role as Technical Manager you will support the wider business and will assist with customer site visits, audits and business reviews.

Ideal candidate

Of degree calibre, you'll have a food science background with a great experience of managing quality management systems in high paced chilled food production environments. You’ll be responsible for the food safety management across the site and so a background in food science and legislation will be a must.

With demonstrable experience of applying food legislation to manufacturing practice, you'll have experience of managing supplier auditors and the ability to evaluate and interpret shelf life data

You’ll be more than capable of managing your own work load in addition to managing your team. With strong influencing skills you’ll look to persuade others of improvements and innovations that can be made to improve food safety across site.

Not only are you working for one of the country’s leading food manufacturers you’ll also get to work for a company that really does put people at the core.

About the company

Greencore Group plc is a fast growing, international convenience food leader. Headquartered in Ireland, Greencore has operations in the UK and the US serving major retailers and brands in both markets.

It is a leading manufacturer of convenience food products to grocery retailers in the UK and a leading manufacturer of sandwiches, meals kits and salads to CPG, convenience retail and foodservice outlets in the US.

Greencore has a proforma Group revenue of 2.3bn and operates out of 50 locations in the UK, the US and Ireland.

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