Technical Services Manager

Employer
Michael Page Engineering & Manufacturing.
Location
Shropshire
Salary
£30000 - £33000 per annum
Closing date
13 Nov 2019

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Function
Technical
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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This company are a leading food manufacturer with an extensive product range & as they continue to diversify, they need you, as the Technical Services Manager, to ensure that they also continue to deliver on customer expectations. You will be managing a small team in overseeing the Supplier Quality Assurance program, Specification Control & management of product launch into factory.

Client Details

You have the chance to join a well-established food manufacturer that pride themselves on their customer relationships & product improvement. As their Technical Services Manager, you will be based from their site in the Shropshire area & you will be instrumental in ensuring they continue to deliver high quality products.



Description

As the Technical Services Manager you will be a key part of the technical team in the Shropshire area & you will be managing a small team in overseeing the Supplier Quality Assurance program, Specification Control & management of product launch into factory.

Some of your key responsibilities will include:
  • Responsible for the management of the Supplier Quality Assurance program, specification control and management of product launch into factory
  • To manage the supplier approval system including food fraud analysis for raw materials and packaging suppliers potentially entering the business and to ensure all are risk assessed and approved prior to purchasing approval
  • To manage the Raw Materials operation on site ensuring all raw materials are assessed for compliance to internal and customer standards from development through to launch
  • To ensure that raw material compliance is regularly reviewed, and approval status is maintained and to ensure information required during 3rd party audits is available and accurate
  • To ensure that all customer product specifications and artwork comply with all legal / food safety / quality requirements
  • To support the site in the delivery and launch of the new and existing product development and operational improvement. To play an active part in the NPD process, utilising technical expertise to deliver the technical standards expected
  • To advise the company on customer Code of Practise' relating to the safety and legality of food manufacture and give advice and impart knowledge on all relevant technical issues to the operational teams
  • An active member of the site HACCP team
  • To manage the process technologist's workload and provide direction


  • Working Hours: Monday - Friday

    Profile

    A Quality/Technical Specialist with experience within a food manufacturing/processing environment & with the following:
  • Food industry related degree or equivalent (essential)
  • HACCP Level 3 or higher (desirable)
  • Strong communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to make difficult decisions






  • Job Offer

    Circa £30,000 - £33,000 + Benefits

    Michael Page International is one of the world's leading professional recruitment consultancies, specialising in the placement of candidates in permanent, contract, temporary and interim positions with clients around the world. The Group has operations in the UK, Continental Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Americas.

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