Senior Technical Manager
Are you a Senior Technical Manager looking for an exciting new challenge where you will be responsible for leading the Technical team whilst working alongside NPD?
Are you an experienced Food Retail and Food Manufacturing Technical Manager with exposure in various categories particularly in chilled/fresh foods?
Managing and overseeing all Product Safety, Quality, Ethical compliance, sustainability and reporting
Deliver and maintain Technical Governance Policy for all Products
Ensure all Technical KPI targets are managed day to day and met
Manage the Technical team whilst developing and maintaining a high performing team
Implementing and retaining the company’s high technical standards across all categories.
Engaging with stakeholders to maintain Product Safety, Compliance and Quality into everything you do
Managing the supply base across sustainability, sourcing with integrity, maintaining quality against QAS benchmark standards and maintaining agreed product margin
Building strong partnerships and develop efficient ways of working with the supply base.
Develop rigorous benchmarking and performance monitoring processes
Work with and support Buying teams to manage small suppliers to review and control supplier and product risk.
Key Skills Required:
Minimum 5 years Technical Management experience within Retail Technical or Product Manufacture
Food technology (or similar) degree with 2:1 preferable
Advanced Food Hygiene Certificate
Lead Auditor qualified is preferred
Adept in product risk and crisis management
Experience in writing and embedding policy
Demonstrable Microbiological risk management
People management experience
Adaptability within a fast growing company environment
Focus on quality, accuracy and attention to detail.
Highly organised and self-motivated.
In depth knowledge of food law
This is a fantastic opportunity to join a rapidly growing business and this is a really exciting time, so please do not hesitate to apply.