Technical Services Manager

£ Competitive
26 Nov 2018
26 Dec 2018
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Eden Scott’s client is one Scotland’s leading FMCG manufacturer. They are now looking for a Technical Services Manager to join their exciting team in Perthshire.

This is what you will need to be in their team.


  • Leadership and management of the group technical services team to include task and project allocation, team training, performance/development and resource management
  • Conducting performance appraisals, training and assessment, disciplinary, holiday authorisations and sickness reporting
  • Standardisation and implementation of quality & technical systems across all production sites
  • Responsible for the implementation and maintenance of group HACCP systems
  • Responsible for the implementation and maintenance of group TACCP systems
  • Coordinator for cross-site transfer of technical knowledge
  • In collaboration with other departments, manage the group supplier management approval system
  • Creation of and compliance to group supplier audit schedule
  • Collation and risk assessment of supplier assurance documentation
  • Standardisation and maintenance of all KPI and data trending systems for the department including coordination of all technical KPI reports
  • The management of consumer complaints and compliant systems and analysis of complaint data Generation of technical KPI reports
  • Responsible for internal audits against the Group Quality Management System and completion of actions arising from them
  • Conducting internal systems audits against an agreed schedule on all group sites


  • Relevant qualification to degree standard or substantial experience in lieu of this
  • Minimum 3 years management experience in the technical/quality field within the food industry
  • Hold a relevant auditor qualification
  • Proven people management skills and experience
  • Detailed understanding and proven capability in the areas of HACCP, TACCP, BRC, Good Manufacturing Practice, Customer Codes of Practice (e.g. Tesco TFMS, M&S COP)
  • Expert understanding of documented systems
  • Working knowledge of MS Office
  • An understanding of the bottled water industry statutory and regulatory obligations
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to interact and build relationships with other members staff and external stakeholders at all levels and modify personal style to suit
  • Well organised with an ability to deal with complex issues
  • Job holder will inevitably be privy to sensitive issues and must therefore be discrete at all times
  • Commitment to working to high ethical standards 

Don’t miss out on this fantastic opportunity, apply now. To discuss this role in more detail, call Manaba Myeni on 0131 550 1128

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