Technical Manager

DR Newitt
Angus (GB)
Salary commensurate with experience and training level
Closing date
7 Sep 2019

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Our client is a specialist supplier of high-grade fresh produce for the Fresh and processed markets within the UK.

An exciting opportunity has been created for a Technical Manager. The position will be based from the East of Scotland. This challenging and rewarding role requires a responsible individual with commercial experience and knowledge of the fresh produce industry.

The ideal candidate will have experience of the sector and will be well versed in internal audit, food hygiene, HACCP, BRC, Sedex and customer relationship management.

The role

  • Customer engagement regarding all technical matters, including hosting site visits and audits.
  • Lead role in creating, establishing and overseeing technical policies for food security.
  • Implementing our technical policies across the company.
  • Ensuring all products, systems and procedures are compliant with customers’ codes of practice and specifications.
  • Ensuring customer specifications are accurate and up to date.
  • Engagement with external sources to maintain knowledge and encourage continual development.

The candidate

  • Food manufacturing background in chilled fresh produce is highly desired.
  • Technical management experience, including BRC, customer audits, and internal auditing.
  • HACCP/Food safety & hygiene qualifications.
  • A can do attitude that is willing to work flexibly, make clear decisions quickly and under pressure.
  • Good IT skills.

What’s on offer

  • Working hours are Monday to Friday 07.00 – 16.00, with flexibility for business demands.
  • A starting salary commensurate with the position.
  • Pension
  • 29 days annual leave

To be considered for this role you must demonstrate experience in a similar technical role within the food industry.

If you are interested in this position please send a copy of your most recent CV to Simon Norris.

Job vacancies from DR Newitt DR Newitt provide recruitment services to the UK, Ireland, Middle East and Worldwide FMCG market, including manufacturing, engineering and technical jobs. Established as a recruitment agency in 2002, DR Newitt’s experience of working with customers in these core markets enables us to be a key partner in the job supply chain.DR Newitt delivers permanent, contract and interim recruitment services via specialist divisions for:

  • Executive Management Jobs
  • FMCG Jobs
  • Food Jobs
  • Engineering Jobs
  • Manufacturing Jobs
  • Jobs in Pharmaceutical & Healthcare
  • Scottish Jobs

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  • 38 Melville Street
  • Edinburgh
  • EH3 7HA
  • GB
  • 0131 226 5060
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