Head of Technical - Food

£70000 - £90000 per annum + Car Allowance + Private Medical
21 Nov 2018
19 Dec 2018
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Head of Technical - Food

Up to £80,000 + Car Allowance + Private Medical

Aberdeenshire (*Full Relocation Package Available*)

Job Reference: GG/4200

Are you interested in taking the next step in your Technical career with a well-established and growing food manufacturer at their state-of-the-art facility based in a beautiful part of the UK?

If so, please read on…

The Company:

Established over 60 years ago, this family-run business has a strong set of values and is quality focused. Their customers include some of Britain's biggest retailers as well as international food service companies.

The Role:

With responsibility for the governance and strategy of the technical department, key duties include:

  • Identifying the technical strategy and communicating this to relevant parties.
  • Identifying and setting the business quality management system objectives.
  • Identifying the department objectives and linking them to the technical strategy and business quality management system objectives.
  • Setting the objectives for each team member and identifying a clear path for their development.
  • Mentoring individuals within the technical team.
  • Ensuring that manufacturing is conducted legally by remaining aware of any changes to legislation and/or guidelines and making the appropriate changes as and when necessary.
  • HACCP Team Leader.
  • Developing other members of the technical team so they are competent in HACCP.
  • Completing supplier audits.
  • Developing other members of the technical team so they are competent in completing supplier audits.

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Excellent leadership and management skills.
  • A passion for mentoring and developing individuals.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal).
  • Professional approach and attitude.
  • Ability to be flexible to meet business needs
  • Extensive experience working in a technical role is essential.
  • Previous experience of working in the food industry is essential.
  • Proven experience with mentoring and developing individuals is essential.
  • HACCP Level 4
  • Extensive experience of BRC and retail audit requirements (multiple retailers).
  • Sound knowledge of food legislation standards.
  • Awareness of Health and Safety legislation and regulations.
  • Advanced Food Hygiene Certificate

Next steps…

Get in touch! If you think this role is for you, send your CV with GG/4200 as a subject or give me a call on 0161 832 7463.









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