Are you an experienced Technical Manager who can take the lead whilst developing and delivering the supply chain and technical consulting strategy and programmes?
Are you able to manage numerous projects, coordinate resource and independent consultants in and around the UK/globe and provide technical expertise in relation to food manufacturing and retailing?
Be able to work alone, as part of a team, and be able to liaise with customers, colleagues and suppliers at a number of levels.
Substantial knowledge and experience of all relevant food safety legislation in this field, experience of working with supermarkets and food manufacturers and crisis management.
Preparing business proposals and quotations.
Working with risk assessment and factory standards/processes and audit procedures
Working with EU and international food labelling legislation
Negotiating on technical matters at all interface levels
Undertake Consulting led projects when required.
Key Skills Required:
A degree (or equivalent) in Food Science or Food Technology and relevant technical extensive experience in food manufacturing environments across several product categories
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, a high level of numeracy, good negotiation skills.
Category specific experience in food safety, food technology and product quality in the EU and internationally
Experience of audit/inspections and HACCP is preferred but is not essential (recognised lead auditor qualification, HACCP Level 3 or equivalent)
Import/export regulation for food safety in the EU and internationally
Knowledge of food safety culture, crisis management, food fraud and other technical challenges.
Experience of working with proprietary specification systems, project management software, excel and other Microsoft products.
This is a remote working position so flexibility to work from home but there will be a need to visit client’s locations, within the UK and overseas.
A valid driver license and reliable transportation and ability to maintain a valid and current passport and be willing to travel domestically and internationally
If working in an environment that promotes creativity, thought leadership, close collaboration and importantly mitigates risk to human health, then this role can offer you the chance to make a difference so please do not hesitate to apply.