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Assistant Technical Manager (Maternity Cover)

CDT Sidoli (Welshpool) Ltd
Welshpool, Powys, SY21 7BE
Closing date
19 Apr 2024

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Food Manufacturing

                    Assistant Technical Manager (12-month Maternity Cover)

Nestled in the hills of the beautiful Mid-Wales countryside is CDT Sidoli (Welshpool) Ltd.  We are situated on the Shropshire / Powys border approximately 15 miles from both Shrewsbury and Oswestry.   We create a wide range of artisan desserts for the food service industry using the finest ingredients and traditional hand finished methods.  A fantastic opportunity has arisen to join our well-established technical team as Assistant Technical Manager on a 12-month maternity cover.   

This is a supporting role in the Technical Department, reporting to the Technical Manager and playing a key role in ensuring food safety and quality standards are always met and adhered to.

Key Tasks:

Ensure that all the Quality systems and procedures are followed and maintained in line with the Customers Standards, Legislations and BRC requirements.

Maintaining and updating the QMS system, HACCP system, being instrumental in writing procedures and updating associated risk assessments in line with customer and BRC requirements

Supporting the Technical Manager during Customer and third-party audits as required, ensuring top grades are achieved - good knowledge of BRC and customer codes of practice is essential.

Support the Export team to ensure all the relevant technical documents are completed in a timely manner.

Supporting the day-to-day management of the spec technologists, technicians, QA/QC’s and the Hygiene team functions.

Assist in investigation and documentation of customer complaints and/or plant- related quality and safety queries.


Key Skills:

The successful candidate will have experience and knowledge along with a track record of managing teams and ability to address issues effectively and in compliance with legislative and company policies & procedures. You shall be able to demonstrate compliance with all aspects of product safety and legality.

Level 3 HACCP & good BRC knowledge is essential.

Educated to a degree level in a food related discipline.

Ability to effectively communicate at all levels verbally and written.

Have knowledge of Customer compliance systems and requirements, currently (but not exclusively) Booker compliance, Brakes Assure, Smart Supplier, Traqtion.

Proactive approach to problem-solving, with a keen attention to detail and ability to work under pressure. Strong team working skills.

Good knowledge of Microsoft Office package.


Please apply in writing to: Mrs Sian Evans, HR Manager, CDT Sidoli (Welshpool) Ltd. Henfaes Lane, Welshpool, Powys, SY21 7BE. 


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