Technical Manager

Recruiter
Michael Page Engineering & Manufacturing
Location
Coventry, West Midlands
Salary
50000.0000
Posted
11 Jun 2017
Closes
11 Jul 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

You have the chance to join a well-established company who are looking to continue to provide outstanding products & services to their vast customer base. As the Technical Manager you will be leading a multi-skilled team in a very fast paced setting.

Client Details

This is a leading company that supply a vast catalogue of products to major retailers & as such have been striving to further develop customer relationships. You will be a big part of defining technical strategy & supporting in product development to ensure that they continue to increase their market share.

Description

As the Technical Manager you will be instrumental in maintaining & developing a Quality System & appropriate Technical Standards for this Warwickshire based site. You will be providing the site with knowledge & leadership on food safety, HACCP & audit standards in food operations.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Supporting & mentoring colleagues responsible for Quality across the operation
  • Apply appropriate systems & standards and gain the accreditation required at each site to meet customer's needs.
  • Provide knowledge leadership on food safety, HACCP & audit standards in food operations.
  • Manage and control all areas relative to product safety and quality in compliance with customer and legal requirements.
  • Retailer and BRC audit success at key sites.
  • Communicate to operational and senior management the importance of quality and food safety.
  • Standardise processes to a single Technical and Quality System as far as possible.
  • Supplier management and negotiation for areas (e.g. Pest control.)
  • Supporting new product development, new site implementations, skills development of colleagues, standardisation of processes and supporting the production team to increase productivity.

Profile

A Technical Manager with Food manufacturing/processing experience & the following:

  • Degree level preferred (or substituted by other appropriate qualifications)
  • In depth knowledge of BRC & food safety standards & the necessary audit requirements
  • Experience of managing a team & educating the workforce
  • Experience of working centrally across multiple business units
  • Developing & applying quality systems

Job Offer

Circa £50,000 - £55,000 + Car + Bonus