Interim Technical Manager

Employer
CPA Recruitment
Location
Hertfordshire
Salary
£Competitive
Closing date
20 Aug 2021

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Function
Quality Assurance, Technical
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Job Details

Interim Daily Rate

Hertfordshire

 

The Role

To lead the Technical Department including specifications/Quality Management/Process and NPD  In addition to oversee the technical compliance of the hygiene function in a dynamic and growing food manufacturer. As site technical manager you will be responsible for ensuring that all products manufactured by the company meet safety, quality and legal requirements. This will be achieved by monitoring and maintaining our and our customer's quality assurance systems, food safety audits, BRC and HACCP and the flow of information throughout whilst managing the team and helping it grow with the business.  

Key Accountabilities

•    Ensure the operational process and production of finished goods are appropriately controlled, via HACCP, to ensure compliance with food safety and customer standards. 
•    Generate and control all factory system paperwork and the continual improvement of this. 
•    Ensure that technical governance is in place to deliver audit compliance with respect to internal, external, legal and customer requirements.
•    Facilitate and take ownership of non-conformances from process, customer specifications and customer complaints, including investigation and resolution.
•    Monitor departmental KPI's and develop a quality culture to ensure targets are achieved and standards and continuously improved.
•    Be the lead during audits and site visits.
•    Provide leadership and direction to ensure that within the function people are kept safe, engaged, focused, developed and delivering to their potential and are supported effectively in order to deliver products to the required specifications, legislation and customer standards by promoting a safety culture on site.
•    Maintenance and implementation of the BRC accreditation . 
•    Keep abreast of all relevant legislation and where applicable, implement of new legislation Provide Technical support for production trials and delivery of innovation projects.
•    Work closely with Supply Chain / Marketing / Operations etc with the introduction of new raw materials, packaging materials and products. 
•    Delivery of KPI targets and management reports. 
•    Delivery of customer complaint information and other monthly information as requested by internal stake holders.

Key Skills 

•    Degree educated in food science or in a relevant discipline
•    Experience of working in the food industry as a Technical Manger 
•    Strong Microbiological background
•    3-5 years experience at a similar level in food manufacturing (raw to cook experience desirable)
•    HACCP level 3 minimum – level 4 desirable
•    Man-management experience including managing employment relations 
•    Strong organisational skills to meet the demands of a 24/7 business
•    Experience of managing BRC and retailer audits 
•    Good working knowledge of BRC V8 including food safety culture
 

Company

International specialists in the provision of practical recruitment and resourcing solutions, across every sector of the food and drink industry, CPA Recruitment is a name synonymous with quality and service, as well as being a business that’s justifiably proud of its well earned reputation.

Offering a global capability, we’re able to draw on an unrivalled wealth of in-house expertise and are clearly acknowledged as one of the market leaders in our field.


Highly respected in the food & drink industry, we are dedicated to building partnerships in business, with both clients and candidates that bring, mutual benefits to all parties, on a long term basis.


With twenty year’s experience, we have grown a talented team of consultants, whose knowledge and experience and expertise of the food and drink recruitment market guarantees that success will be at your disposal to achieve your recruitment objective.


We are renowned for providing bespoke solutions, with in-built flexibility and have a long and successful history of handling both UK and overseas assignments, at all levels, on behalf of a loyal and growing client base – ranging from global blue-chip organisations to independent enterprises.

Find Us
Telephone
020 8203 1000
Location
Eclipse House
20 Sandown Road
WD24 7AE
GB

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