Assistant Technical Manager

DR Newitt
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Circa £40,000
Closing date
27 Sep 2019

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Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Job Overview:

Our Client, based in Aberdeenshire is looking for an aspiring Technical Professional to assist the site Technical Manager for all technical and quality management on site, including systems quality and hands-on practical quality.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure the site complies with all BRC and customer standards.
  • Manage the effectiveness of the Food Safety Management systems, and the implementation of HACCP/VACCP/TACCP structures.
  • Support Technical leads in the organised root cause analysis and establishing preventive measures for non-conformances that arise.
  • Plan for Crisis Management when required.
  • Prepare and support audits across all Business Units (BU).
  • Ensure appropriate systems are in place to monitor KPI and BU improvement plans.

The Candidate:

  • Management or team leadership experience, or a relevant graduate degree would be advantageous.
  • Knowledge of BRC, retailer, and producer Food Safety Protocols.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, able to liaise and support functional teams within the site.
  • Passion for driving business change and appreciate the commercial value of Food Safety.
  • Experience in supporting customer and regulatory audits.
  • Computer and Excel literate.

What’s on Offer:

  • Salary: circa £40k.
  • 40 hours a week (7am or 8am starts – some flexibility)
  • Attractive pension scheme.
  • 29 days holiday.

If you have the experience and ambition to excel in a fast-paced environment, please get in touch with Alex Austin on 0131 226 5060

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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Edinburgh Office 0131 226 5060 

Manchester Office 0161 833 0181

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