An exciting new opportunity has arisen for a Technical Manager to join a well established food/drink company based in the Bedfordshire/Hertfordshire area, with the flexibility to travel as part of the role.
Approve, audit and manage bespoke suppliers of food and drinks on behalf of our clients
Develop, implement and review supplier guidelines and internal standards
Evaluate, record, review, improve supplier performance and review product specifications and data sheets
Establish and develop relationships with all partners in the supply chain from suppliers through to customers
Ensure that new products are manufactured in accordance with the client’s requirements
Maintain and update supplier records
Represent clients when auditing suppliers, working on Industry panels and liaising with external bodies
Key Skills Required:
Degree in either Food Science/Food Technology/Environmental Health
Ideally you will have a proven track record within a food manufacturing and retail environment
If you have experience with various food products including fresh, chilled and/or ambient then a broad food background would be highly desirable.
Must have excellent verbal, written communication skills, a high level of numeracy and good negotiation skills.
Be able to work alone and as part of a team, and be able to liaise with customers, colleagues and suppliers at a number of levels.
Flexible to travel as part of the role
HACCP in food manufacturing and distribution
Supplier Inspection & Assessment Systems e.g. BRC
Risk Assessment/New Product Safety Approval Systems
If you would like to apply for this position please send me your CV or give Kyproulla a call on 020 8663 9610 D/L to discuss further.