Equipment & Innovation Manager

b3 jobs
South East / Home Counties
£40,000 - £50,000 + excellent benefits
07 Jan 2019
07 Feb 2019
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Equipment & Innovation Manager

Job ref: 61880 | £40,000 - £50,000 + excellent benefits | Home Counties / South East

The company

This is a fantastic opportunity to work for an extremely well recognised, national foodservice business which has been providing the UK’s customers with delicious and market leading food for over 50 years. The company is extremely dedicated to the ongoing career satisfaction and success of all their employees, providing excellent opportunity for personal development.

The job

This is a newly created position which has responsibility of crafting the equipment strategy. Your role will sit on the cutting edge of the business, combining analytical thinking, creativity and execution across multiple platforms.

As Equipment & Innovation Manager, you will design/source, develop, validate and implement new innovative equipment platforms that can transform operations. Reporting to the Head of Equipment and Engineering, you will have direct responsibility for developing new equipment innovation, driving commercial efficiency (TCIU), owning vendor relationships, managing substantial budgets and will be a key central contact for the business across the globe on equipment innovation.

Your experience

We are looking for a self-starter and practical individual who is degree educated in a product design, engineering, mechanical or production/manufacturing related discipline. Together with excellent technical knowledge preferably within hospitality / catering, you will have experience effectively engaging with customers to assess process improvement areas and commercial catering equipment needs. This is not a hard sales role, you will have a supportive and consultative approach, always putting the customer first to build long-lasting and profitable business relationships.

More details

The Equipment & Innovation Manager job is based in the Home Counties / South East region and is paying £40,000 - £50,000 according to individual skills and previous experience. The business offers excellent benefits including 30 days holiday, dental cover, company pension, childcare vouchers, cycle to work scheme, discounted gym membership, medical insurance and many more!

How to apply

If this really sounds like you and you want to be considered for the Equipment & Innovation Manager job, please click the Apply button.

Or, alternatively you can apply directly for this job by emailing me, Becky Gander, quoting job reference 61880.

What happens next

After applying for jobs, we will call you for a confidential chat to discuss the full job details and your requirements within 24 hours on the assumption your credentials fit the requirements for the role.

b3 jobs is a professional, friendly and progressive food recruitment consultancy established in 2000 dedicated to the food manufacturing industry. We are a market leader for permanent jobs within food and drink manufacturing throughout the UK.  All of our consultants have considerable experience in recruitment so you can be confident that they will have your best interests at heart when finding the perfect job for you.

We deal with food jobs covering product development / NPD, quality assurance / QA, technical, process, production, operations, planning, supply, sales, account management, engineering, microbiology, food technology, specifications, marketing, logistics, purchasing, hygiene and auditing.  We cover all job levels including Managers, Technologists, Technicians, Managers, Team Leaders, Managers and Directors.

Alternative job titles

Technical Sales Manager | Commercial Catering | Project Manager | Commercial Manager | Product Design Manager | South East UK | Surrey

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