Head of Technical

Blue Oak Recruitment
£55000 - £60000
Closing date
2 Jul 2021

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Development, Technical
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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If you’re easily frustrated then this isn’t the job for you.

But, if you have the charisma to mentor the team and shape a more proactive function that empowers not just technical, but production with the knowledge and confidence to make technical decisions.

If you can lead a Technical function through the implementation of a GMP programme.

If you can drive compliance and enable the factory to be auditable against any standard.


Then this might just be what you are looking for.

In addition to this, our client is looking for somebody who can be an ambassador in front of suppliers and customers but understands the commercial complexities within food manufacturing and can navigate technical issues with this mind-set whilst ensuring the business is at all times compliant.

As Head of Technical you will lead a team of both factory and customer facing technical professionals across multi sites. The primary objective of the role will be to manage all aspects of the Technical Function whilst maintaining the Grade A BRC accreditation and ensuring high food safety standards are adhered to as common practice. Through your team you’ll be responsible for the quality management systems as well as all complaints and you’ll need to implement robust procedures to ensure investigations are properly co-ordinated and brought to a satisfactory conclusion. You will have complete autonomy over the factory and you must identify any areas that may leave the business at risk and report your findings in a clear and effective manner. You will also be tasked with the development of your team to assist them in growing with the business as it pursues its aggressive expansion plans.

You’re going to need to have done this before so will have 4 years plus Technical Management experience, and be an expert on BRC.

Extremely focused you should be passionate about your work and all things Technical. Whilst you are a big team player you must also be firm in your ability to defend the strategy and position of the business and ideally evidence of working with the countries retailers. The remuneration on this role is circa £55k. If you would like to be considered for the position of Technical Manager please send you CV via the link ASAP for consideration or call me, Ali – 01925 633212


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