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Technical & Operations Manager

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East Sussex
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27 Aug 2021

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Technical & Operations Manager

Job ref: 62886 | £35,000 | East Sussex

The company

The role is working for a highly successful manufacturer which is dedicated to producing the highest quality and natural products, which are supplied to customers all over the UK.

The job

This is a brand-new role which has been created due to the company’s ongoing success and growth. You will be responsible for overall site management (total of 22 staff across all areas) plus manage the quality assurance and technical requirements including supplier management.

As this is a new role, there is excellent potential and plenty of flexibility to make the role your own.

Core duties:

  • Ensure all products are safe and compliant.
  • Manage the quality, hygiene and GMP systems.
  • Manage environmental, raw material and finished product micro testing programs.
  • Lead the HACCP site team.
  • Quality issues investigation and corrective action reporting (internal and consumer complaints)
  • Manage health, safety and environmental requirements.
  • Provide the information, instruction, training and supervision necessary to ensure the health and safety of employees.
  • Lead, manage and motivate the site operations team, ensuring all staff are suitably trained to work safely and effectively.

Your experience

You will possess a strong food manufacturing track record at a management level, most ideally working with meat products. Tertiary qualifications in Food Science or a related discipline is highly desirable.

You will have knowledge of quality systems, GMP and HACCP together with an understanding of raw material and supplier management.

Excellent communication skills are essential together with the ability to manage multiple stakeholders and lead continuous improvement initiatives.

A driving licence is preferred due to company location.

More details

The Technical & Operations Manager job is based in East Sussex and is paying £35,000.

The working hours are Monday to Friday, 8 am – 4/5 pm according to business activity.

How to apply

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Alternate job titles

Technical Manager | Food Operations Manager | Quality Assurance Manager | QA Manager \ Head of Operations


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