Lead Technical Manager

Recruiter
Hays Life Sciences
Location
South East London
Salary
£55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted
07 Feb 2017
Closes
07 Mar 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Lead Technical Manager - Global Company - Permanent - South East London


Your Company

Your new company specialise in producing a range of poultry products, ingredients and ready-meal solutions. They provide to some of the largest retailers, food service providers and manufacturers. They operate on a global scale. My client is currently undergoing a large scale growth and expansion period and are therefore looking to bring on a new Lead Technical Manager.

Your New Role

Your main responsibilities will involve driving and supporting product safety and quality assurance across the business including partner manufacturing sites. You will develop and maintain a strong knowledge base covering food safety, quality and technology and utilise this knowledge in order to develop and lead the technical team. You will deliver and maintain any third party direct accreditation standards set out by your new company. You will oversee the food safety and quality management system to monitor and meet the compliance with BRC. You will perform personal reviews and oversee performance management for the technical team.

What you'll need to succeed

  • Food science or food technology (or similar) related degree
  • HACCP level 3 (minimum)
  • Experience and knowledge working with Poultry or meat
  • Ability to work to full capability independently.
  • Experience undertaking third party audits.
  • Knowledge and experience of full factory concepts.
  • Professional trainer qualification or similar.


What you'll get in return

  • £55 - £70k pa
  • Oversee travelling (fully expensed)
  • Flexible working
  • Customer facing interactions
  • Benefits and holiday package


What you need to do now

If you are interested in applying for this role, please click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call Connor Butler 0203 465 0038 at Hays Food & Nutrition for further details. If this role isn't quite what you are looking for, but you would like a confidential discussion about your career opportunities, then please contact us.