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Divisional Technical Controller

Employer
2 Sisters Food Group
Location
Remote, with regular travel
Salary
Competitive Salary + Company Benefits
Closing date
15 Apr 2024

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Contract Type
Permanent
Function
Technical
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing

Job Details

Divisional Technical Controller

2 Sisters Food Group – Meals Solutions

Monday to Friday (Remote working with regular travels)

Competitive Salary + Benefits

The Meals Solutions division of 2 Sisters Food Group is seeking an experienced and adaptable Technical Controller to lead our established divisional team.

About Us:

When you join 2 Sisters Food Group, you will become part of one of the UK’s largest food manufacturers with ambitious plans and as such you can look forward to working with a group of talented colleagues with a shared passion for quality, service and most importantly, food.

This role site within our Meals Solutions division. Our customers are at the heart of everything we do, and we couldn’t do it without our team. It is a team where everyone counts where we empower you with trust and give you the freedom to deliver. In everything, we do what we say and accept accountability which allows our customers to trust us to create great tasting, innovative and quality meal solutions.

About The Role:

Reporting into the Technical and Sustainability Director, the Divisional Technical Controller will be responsible for supporting the design and implementation of the technical strategy for the entire Meals division.

Directly supporting five sites, the Technical Controller will be tasked with ensuring that technical standards, procedures, and processes are in place to meet critical business requirements, and that these initiatives are compliant with both industry, legislative and customer needs.

This will be a diverse role and will involve additional duties such as overseeing hygiene, food handling processes, advising on nutritional, food quality and packaging regulations, and liaising with customers on any quality matters or concerns.

Working closely with the technical teams across the business, the Technical Controller will be a key leader in:

  •  Supporting customer initiatives.
  • Proactive Raw Material management.
  • Promoting a disciplined approach to CAPA across all sites.
  • Supporting the partnership between group subject matter experts and the division.
  • Leading SUSSLE activities and shelf-life maximisation projects.
  • Promoting data-based insights to proactive problem solving.
  • Driving Site standards through focused site reviews/systems maturity modelling.
  • Overseeing the relationship with raw material managers and championing shared learnings whilst ensuring appropriate supplier visits to drive performance.
  • Coordinating export activities across the division including support on tax declarations.
  • Managing KPI reporting activities across division and driving action to achieve and exceed targets.
  • Deputising for the Technical Director in his absence.

This will be a hybrid mobile position requiring frequent travel to sites across the division.

About You:

To excel in this Divisional Technical Controller role, you will be able to demonstrate:

  • Previous Senior Technical Management experience within Food Manufacturing.
  • In depth knowledge of short shelf life and chilled Food Manufacturing.
  •  A strong understanding of major retailers’ codes of practice, guidelines, and general food law.
  •  Detailed understanding of BRC Global Food Manufacturing Standards.
  •  Listeria/General microbiology knowledge
  •  Demonstrable experience of working with third-party standards for chilled food manufacture.
  •  A Food Science or Technology Degree.
  •  Level 4 Food Safety & HACCP.

In return for your hard work and dedication we are offering an excellent starting salary and benefits, 35 days holiday and the opportunity to support a market leader in their next stage of growth.

If you feel you have the skills and experienced needed to excel in this Divisional Technical Controller role, then apply today to find out more.

The interview process will consist of a call from our recruitment team, followed by video interview and an on-site interview with our hiring team to start.

At 2 Sisters we are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and commit to fairness and equality for all employees and applicants. This includes age, disability, neurodiversity, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, and maternity.

Company

We are one of British business's most compelling success stories of the past 20 years. More than 13,000 colleagues drawn from 36 nationalities help to make a mind-boggling array of some of the finest food in Britain - From poultry to pizza, from ready meals to ranges of soup. We started out from very humble beginnings in the early 1990s, and from there 2 Sisters has grown to become one of the leading food manufacturing companies in Europe, producing great quality, great value food.

 

 

 

We have a strong UK presence in poultry, chilled and bakery food categories. We are also committed to delivering the highest quality products to the British public and to our retail and food service customers. Our customers include Aldi, Asda, Co-op, KFC, Lidl, Marks & Spencer, Morrison's, Sainsbury's, Tesco and Waitrose.

 

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