Greencore Group

Technical Services Manager

Heathrow, West Drayton
08 Oct 2019
05 Nov 2019
Ms Natalia Currie
Business Sector
Other Business Sector
Contract Type
Why Greencore?
Do you want to work for a business where building a team which can deliver world class leadership & performance are underpinned by an engaged workforce?

If so... then look no further.

We are currently recruiting for a Technical Services Manager to join our fast moving chilled food manufacturing site based in Heathrow, West Drayton.

You may not have heard of us, but we’re sure you’ve tried our products. We’re a vibrant, fast-paced leading food manufacturer. Employing over 11,000 colleagues across 15 manufacturing sites we supply all the UK’s food retailers with everything from Sandwiches, soups and sushi to cooking sauces, pickles and ready meals.

Here at Heathrow, we have a team of around 200 colleagues. We produce gluten free products, topped pasta salads, composite salads - pasta, leaf, grains, pasta pots and snacking - duo pots for some of the biggest retailers in the UK including Asda, Aldi, Co-op, Morrisons and Sainsbury’s.

What you'll be doing
As Technical Services Manager you will manage the technical services function, quality systems, procedures and policies at the site ensuring finished products are safe and conform to all relevant specification, legislation and customer requirements.

Ensure the site policies and procedures are updated and managed to demonstrate alignment with Group best practice and legal/customer compliance.
Lead the deployment and use of the quality management system, procedures and policies to document and govern the operational processes, developing the internal audit system to ensure that the site delivers in alignment with legal and customer requirements.
Liaise with the Raw Materials Manager and the Process Development Team to resolve raw materials issues and validate safety parameters to deliver legal compliance and to act as the customer’s liaison point for key technical reviews related to the quality management system.
What we’re looking for
Degree calibre – Relevant Food Science, Food Technology or Microbiological qualification
Advanced Food Hygiene level 4 or equivalent
Level 3 HACCP certified and Level 2 Health and Safety
Sensor Training Level 2
Microbiological Training Level 3
Basic allergen awareness / practical knowledge of the management of allergens
Demonstrates experience at technologist level of working with a retailer; Expertise in interpretation of customer code of practice; Competent in the use of customer technical databases.
Demonstrates experience of maintaining an internal audit program
Demonstrates experience of maintaining a Quality Management System
Demonstrates experience of technical strategy implementation
Demonstrates experience of delivery of BRC certification and / or equivalent certification standards
Demonstrates experience of using Root Cause Analysis techniques for problem solving
Ability to evaluate and interpret shelf life results
Demonstrates expertise of applying food legislation to manufacturing products
If this sounds like you join us, grow with Greencore and be a part of driving our future success

What you’ll get in return
Competitive salary and job-related benefits
Pension up to 8% matched
Company share save scheme
Greencore Qualifications
Exclusive Greencore employee discount platform
Throughout your time at Greencore, you will be supported with on the job training and development opportunities to further your career.

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