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Technical Manager

b3 jobs
West Yorkshire
£40,000 - £50,000
Closing date
17 Oct 2021

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Food Manufacturing
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Technical Manager

Job ref: 7870 | £40,000 - £50,000 | West Yorkshire

The company

This role is working for a leading importer and trader of ambient food products for the UK foodservice, manufacturing, and retail sectors.

The job

The purpose of your role as Technical Manager is to ensure full compliance with food safety standards plus be a key technical point of contact for food retailers, manufacturers, and wholesalers. The role will also involve regular foreign travel, both long haul and Europe.

Core duties:

  • Manage all aspects of technical, responsible sourcing and ethical compliance for suppliers and products.
  • Undertake supplier technical visits including accompanying customer visits/audits, supplier onboarding, first productions and routine visits.
  • Complete and maintain product specifications.
  • Support and participate in the incident management process including recall and withdrawal procedures.
  • Be a key member of the team who manages site audits including BRC, MSC etc. to ensure the business maintains certification.

Your experience

You will be a hands-on Technical Manager from a food production or food import environment together with excellent knowledge of food safety, regulatory legislation and BRC standards. A background of working with canned foods would be highly desirable.

Ideally educated to a degree level in a food science or related subject, you will possess strong supplier auditing experience plus the flexibility to travel globally as required.

A UK valid driving licence is also essential.

Additional desired qualifications include Food Safety, Food Hygiene, HACCP, Lead Auditor etc.

More details

The Technical Manager job is based in West Yorkshire and is paying £40,000 - £50,000 according to experience.

The standard working hours are Monday to Friday, 40 hours per week.

How to apply

To be considered for the Technical Manager job, please click the Apply button.

After you have submitted your CV, we will aim to contact you in 1-2 business days on the assumption that your skills and experience match the job requirements.

Alternate job titles

Head of Technical | Supplier Auditor | Food Auditor | Lead Auditor | Technical Manager Food Job | Food Technical Management Jobs | Food Industry Jobs | Food Safety Jobs | Yorkshire


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