Head of Technical
Hetton Le Hole, Durham £Good Senior Salary Package
MOGUNTIA Food Ingredients UK Ltd. is a subsidiary of the Moguntia Food Group a £150m 4th generation family business with over 100 years of seasonings, sauce and ingredient innovation, servicing the food industry. We have sites in Germany Austria Switzerland and the UK and are one of the UK's fastest growing manufacturers in the sector with success built on customer focus, technical excellence and culinary flair.
In 2020 the Hetton site went through a significant investment program and a further £4m investment is committed to enlarge the site and enhance capacity and capabilities .
Accountable for the complete technical strategy, which incorporates quality and food safety, regulatory and legislative matters. Your role will principally be one of good leadership, people development and customer communication. In particular, you will drive and deliver continuous improvement initiatives through quality systems and customer liaison, to ensure that products are of optimum quality for their intended use. As a member of the senior management team, you’ll be expected to provide technical focus, leadership and become involved in broader business and technically related issues to help raise the perception of Moguntia to “best in class” producer.
Ideally of graduate calibre, with extensive quality/technical management experience in the food industry, preferably gained from an ingredients or sauce processing background, you should be hands-on and strategic, with a sound knowledge of HACCP, BRC and TQM principles and control systems. Leadership, flexibility, team working and good customer development skills are key attributes.