Head of Technical

Hays Life Sciences
South East London
£70000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + benefits
07 Feb 2017
07 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Head of Technical - 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 Head of Technical.

Your New Role

Your main responsibilities will involve co-ordinating with the senior technical management team in order to support the safety and quality assurance of products within the business. You will oversee the food safety and quality management system that help facilitate monitoring and compliance with BRC and all customer technical standards. You will be the knowledge expert in regards to food quality, safety and technology and will aid development of the individuals within the technical team. You will create and implement technical KPI's across the business.

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

  • £70 - £85k 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.