Technical Services Manager

Kingston upon Hull
30 Sep 2017
02 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Technical Services Manager About AAK AAK is proud to be the world's leading producer of specialty vegetable fats. Through their unique co-development approach, they develop and provide value-adding vegetable oil solutions in close collaboration with their customers, enabling them to achieve long-lasting business results. By doing so, they solve customer specific needs across many industries including Bakery, Chocolate & Confectionery, Dairy, Foodservice, Infant Nutrition and Personal Care. Their pioneering spirit and passion for innovation keeps them at the cutting edge of their industry and is what sets them apart. It enables their employees to work in a safe and supportive environment in which they make a genuine impact. AAK employ more than 3,000 employees globally and with 20 production facilities and customisation plants, and sales offices in over 25 countries spanning six continents they have one of their industries most diverse global footprints. AAK Hull AAK Hull is located in the heart of an area enjoying significant redevelopment and investment. The Port of Hull is being established as a world-class centre for renewable energy and manufacturing, and at AAK they feel proud to be part of this important industrial renaissance for Yorkshire and the UK. At their recently upgraded site at King George Dock. They operate the UK's largest refinery for edible oils and fats. They supply businesses in the sectors of food manufacturing, baking, foodservice and retail, and they work closely with customers to co-develop bespoke products. Position: Technical Services Manager Location: Hull Job Type: Full Time, Permanent Salary: £Competitive Benefits: A competitive salary and benefits package; Investment in training and development; A culture that empowers you to be innovative and allows you to challenge convention; Commitment to smarter global collaboration, learning and sharing of best practices in a virtual team environment; Rewards that reflect individual performance. About the role: The Technical Services Manager will lead the factory in raising quality and site standards and to provide technical support across the business. Manage and control the safety, legality and quality of their products manufactured and stored across the site and to create and establish robust quality systems against ISO, BRC and retail standards. Responsibilities: - Develop, create and implement systems and ensure complete compliance to all food safety and quality standards including HACCP, legislation, BRC, ISO & customer COP's -Lead the site HACCP reviews and ensure that all HACCP's are effectively reviewed and verified. - Conduct and co-ordinate improvement and compliance audits across site, working with teams to ensure effectiveness, managing the internal audit process -Support the Supplier approval system, and ensure adequate specifications are obtained and managed. - Manage complaints system, monitor and trend complaints to assist in the support with complaints investigations to ensure appropriate corrective and preventative actions are taken, and ensuring root cause assessments are undertaken and effective -Lead the site Technical audits (BRC, Kosher, Halal & Organic, ISO and support customer audits). About you: - Minimum of Level 3 HACCP and Food Hygiene Level 4 preferred. - Good knowledge of BRC requirements. - Advanced / well developed skills and knowledge within food industry and technical discipline involving integration of theory and principals with organisational practices and precedents. - Broad knowledge and experience in creating quality systems, including creation of risk assessments. - Good verbal & written communication skills. - Good attention to detail' is essential. You may have experience of the following: Quality Assurance Manager, QA Manager, Quality Manager, Production Manager, Manufacturing, Food Hygiene, Manufacturing Manager, QA, Quality Assurance, Production Supervisor, etc. This vacancy is being advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment, the UK's leading Online Recruitment Agency. The services advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment are those of an employment agency. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, or belief, and we confirm that we will gladly accept all applications.
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