Senior Technical Manager

Stokes Sauces
Rendlesham, Woodbridge, Suffolk
£45k to £52k per annum + pension, death in service & health care (after 3 months)
02 May 2019
02 Jun 2019
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Situated in a rural location in Suffolk, Stokes Sauces is a manufacturer of a range of quality sauces, mayonnaise and condiments. 

A highly skilled Technical Manager with experience of managing food safety and health & safety systems.  Primary duties are to take responsibility for the safety, quality and legality of the Company’s products and oversee health & safety across the company providing direction and leadership to the Technical/Quality Management Team and the H & S Manager. 

Duties include:

  • Maintaining the Company’s BRC Grade AA accreditation; 
  • Developing and maintaining an effective Quality System; 
  • Leading & developing the Technical/Quality team; 
  • Maintaining traceability of products from goods in through to delivery; 
  • Maintaining overall responsibility for the company’s HACCP plan and risk assessments; 
  • Setting and delivering Quality KPI’s; 
  • Maintaining the internal audit schedule; 
  • Managing non-conformances and putting in place effective corrective actions; 
  • Overseeing the supplier/raw material approval systems; 
  • Ensuring hygiene standards are developed and maintained; 
  • Carrying out health & safety audits, compiling reports and ensuring any corrective actions are carried out; 
  • Providing reports to the Board of Directors and Senior Management on relevant food safety and health & safety matters. 

This is a senior role within the business:  the successful candidate will have a solid understanding of food science and food manufacturing and have the ability to deliver innovative, technical solutions which add value to the business. In addition, strong leadership skills, a passion for ensuring products meet quality standards and the ability to work constructively with personnel at all levels is essential.

A background in food manufacturing, a BSc in food science or a related discipline and level 3 HACCP is required.   In addition, a health & safety qualification such as NEBOSH or IOSH is preferred.

If you are able to meet the above criteria please follow the URL link, complete the application form and attach a covering letter and your CV.

Hours:  08.30am to 5.00pm

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