Technical Manager

Location
Cheshire
Salary
Competitive
Posted
03 Sep 2019
Closes
01 Oct 2019
Ref
GG/5809
Contact
Gilbert Gregory
Function
Technical
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent

Technical Manager

£45,000 - £49,000 + Benefits
Cheshire

Reference: GG/5809

Are you an experienced Technical Manager with multi-product line experience who would relish the challenge of working for a dynamic family business?

If so, please read on.

About

The company has a 50-year track record of being a leading supplier to household brands. glacé cherries and many other ingredients, including mincemeats and fruit fillings. Their Cheshire-based facility provides a complete service for the food industry.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsibility for all Technical, Quality and Technical Service functions
  • Ensuring the business is always audit ready.
  • Managing and driving standards forward with the team to ensure food safety, legality and quality always.
  • Acting as first level decision maker for product/process non-conformances ensuring thorough investigation/corrective actions.
  • Managing 3rd party accreditation including successful completion of BRC, unannounced audits and all customer audits where applicable.
  • Ownership of site HACCP - building, maintaining and managing the HACCP system.
  • Lead Management reviews of the quality function.
  • Achieving, setting and reporting on targets and other KPI's.
  • Leading customer complaint trending and ensuring timely and accurate responses are given to customers and that trends are escalated to product or process issues where appropriate.
  • Organisation and completion of internal audits and supplier audits.
  • Lead support for all in house training on policies and procedures across all levels of the business.
  • Maintaining records and specifications


Skills and Experience

  • Advanced food hygiene
  • Level 3 HACCP
  • Experience of maintaining internal audit programmes
  • Maintaining QMS
  • Experience of Technical Strategy implementation
  • BRC experience
  • Multi- production line experience


Next steps

Get in touch! If you think this role is for you, send your CV to gilbert.gregory@silven.co.uk with GG/5809 as a subject or give me a call on 0161 832 7463.

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