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Technical Manager

Employer
Noble Foods c/o Veritas Partners Limited
Location
DN21 1AA, Gainsborough
Salary
Competitive plus enhanced benefits package
Closing date
8 Apr 2024

Noble Foods is an award winning family business and leading UK supplier of fresh food brands and the market leaders in the UK for egg products. Each week, Noble Foods individually grades, pack and delivers over 60 million British Lion eggs for customers across the UK.

The company has been recognised globally by the Business Benchmark on Farm Animal Welfare (BBFAW) for its stringent animal welfare practices. Noble Foods brands include: the happy egg company, Big & Fresh, Heritage Breeds, and Purely Organic.

About the role:

Reporting to the Head of Technical, you will be responsible for the day to day running of the egg boiling site technical functions including retailer relationships, site standards, food safety and quality manual and managing the quality team.

Key Accountabilities for Technical Manager

  • Lead the main external audits on site
  • Organise the QA operatives to ensure that all planned duties, checks, and tests are conducted on time
  • Keep the Quality Manual for the business up to date
  • High-Care controls including food safety risk assessments, segregation, improvement plans and product / process validation
  • Investigate customer complaints and respond
  • Ensure customer specific specifications are maintained, including QAS’s.
  • Monitor hygiene standards and action where required.
  • Monitor microbiological sampling results and report / action where required, including trending. (lab contact).
  • Liaise with the site Pest Control Management contractor, including reviews.
  • Ensure the site internal audit system is maintained.
  • Assist with the training of the Quality Team.
  • HACCP/VACCP/TACCP team leader.
  • Own Listeria management plan and controls.
  • Conduct performance / disciplinary counselling where appropriate.

About you:

  • Encourages a working Together approach with and between teams, consistently. Proactively brings managers together to work cross functionally.
  • Self-motivated and takes Ownership for their self-development and supports the development of their team.
  • Is Courageous and considers all options to make the right decision even when the consequences are hard.
  • Continually takes Action to improve themselves and the business.
  • Works with integrity and Respect and adapts their style to build strong and effective and trust-based stakeholder relationships.
  • Is conscientious and willing to go the extra mile, passionate about our business, our products and the market and strives for Excellence with a desire for continuous improvement.

Requirements

  • Minimum of 5 years in a quality / technical role within a manufacturing or packaging environment
  • Chilled High Care experience
  • Well-developed coaching and influencing skills
  • Strong analytical ability
  • Problem-solving aptitude
  • Experience of Retailer/Industry audits
  • HACCP Level 3 Qualification minimum
  • Hygiene Level 3 Qualification minimum

Benefits

  • Competitive basic salary with Enhanced sick pay
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays.
  • Extra day off for life events or birthdays.
  • Life insurance, access to a wellness program and AXA Virtual GP.
  • Discounts on mobile phone contracts, gym memberships and more with PerkBox.
  • Pension.

Interested? If you wish to apply for this Technical Manager role, please click on the apply button with a copy of your up-to-date CV.

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