Technical Services Manager

Recruiter
Natures Way Foods Ltd
Location
West Sussex
Posted
14 Apr 2018
Closes
20 Apr 2018
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Technical Services Manager

About the role:

We are looking for a Technical Services Manager to join our team. This is an exciting time to join us and you will be working at our brand new site, based near to Chichester, West Sussex.

Are you an experienced Technical Manager within the food Manufacturing industry looking for a new challenge?

If so we would like to hear from you!

You will have 4 direct reports who look after specifications, complaints, data analysis and customer codes of practice.

The role will involve managing the Technical Services team and being responsible for customer reporting and communication.

This role would suit someone who is deadline focussed, a good communicator, understanding of customer needs, organised and enthusiastic. Customers involve all Retailers and some Foodservice customers.

Role type: Permanent.

Hours: 8.30am - 5.30pm - Monday - Friday

About the role:

To be Accountable for the Group Quality Management System.

To be responsible for the management of the Technical Services team and the activities commensurate with their roles.

Responsible for the Group Quality Management System
Responsible for the team delivering Technical and Customer Reports
Responsible for undertaking Customer Code Of Practices Gap Analysis and liaising with sites to implement
Responsible for managing all aspects of all customer complaints.
Management of the Internal Benchmarking process
Responsible for the team delivering Specifications, Sign Offs, Ice Prints, Labels
Supporting the Supplier Technical Compliance team
Support wider Technical Team in Food Safety Incidents
Supporting sites with the administration of the QIP
Management of external Technical Service ProvidersKey Accountabilities:

Group Quality Management System
Successful delivery of outputs by the Technical Services Team
External Technical Service Providers compliance with relevant Customer Code Of PracticesAbout you:

Proactive and Organised
Analytical & Methodical
Attention to Detail
Good communication skills, written and spoken
Completer - Finisher
Adept at prioritising and managing a changing workload
Positive and enthusiasticSkills:

Food Industry Technical Experience
Customer reporting
Experience of working in a food FMCG business
Experience of managing QMS
Excellent IT skills especially MS Office packages
Working knowledge of factory processesQualifications (Desirable not essential)

Food related degree qualification
Food Hygiene
HACCP trainingAbout us:

Here at Natures Way, we love food!

It all started in 1994 with bagged salad and now we are a leading and award winning manufacturer of fresh convenient food such as prepared salad and fruit, food to go, dressed salads, coleslaw and potato salad to name just a few, supplying to some of the UKs largest household name supermarkets and restaurants.

Operating at four sites on the scenic south coast, Natures Way Foods (NWF) is now one of the largest employers in the area. We're immensely proud to employ a diverse team of nearly 1200 talented, committed and high performing people, valuing their individual strengths, talents, industry knowledge and experience.

The Perks:

We want you to love working for us and what you do, so we have put together a great package of benefits:

A competitive salary plus company performance related bonus.
Laptop and mobile phone.
Company pension.
25 days holiday.
Healthshield Perks healthcare package.
Life Assurance policy.
Plenty of development and training opportunities.
Employee Assistance Programme.
Exclusive online benefits and discounts.
Free parking available across all sites.
Relocation packages available.About the office location:

All four sites are located close to the bottom of the A3 and M27, surrounded by fields and serenity. Our offices are modern, bright and airy.

What to do next…

We really hope this has piqued your interest and would love to hear from you. Click the 'apply' button today and our friendly internal recruitment team will be in touch!

If you aspire to work in a fast-paced business that is growing from strength to strength, join us. You'll not only find this a brilliant place to work but also a dynamic business you can take pride in being a part of.

We're also proud to say we're an equal opportunities employer.

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