Technical Service Manager

Expiring today

Recruiter
Ozo innovations
Location
Oxfordshire
Posted
14 Sep 2018
Closes
23 Sep 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Technical Service Manager (Food)
Field and occasional time at Oxford
£38,(Apply online only) - £43,(Apply online only) Per Annum (Depending on Experience)

The food industry is the most resource intensive industry on the planet. Ozo have developed systems which transform water and salt into a powerful disinfectant. Our advanced electrolysis systems enable businesses to replace the use of hot water and chemicals in food processing and production, significantly reducing the use of water, power, labour and chemicals.

Our Products mean that food can be safer and fresher, creating opportunities to reduce food waste and helping our customers to produce safe affordable food. This is an opportunity to join a fast-growing company, based North of Oxford in modern facilities, to support their customer base across the UK.

The Technical Service Manager Role
We are looking to appoint a talented and professional Technical Service Manager with experience of innovation within the food industry. The successful candidate will be responsible for partnering with our customers to develop a trusted relationship throughout the full life cycle of Ozo systems being introduced to their environment. You will support our customers to identify key areas of risk for early remedial actions; as well as provide recommendations for improvements. This role will be instrumental in ensuring the delivery of smarter and more sustainable food safety and hygiene solutions.

We would expect the successful applicant to join and enhance our open culture where everyone is encouraged to partner in their colleague’s success; be open to bold ideas; and have a desire for continued learning whilst focusing on the delivery results.

Responsibilities

Provide technical on-site support throughout the full customer life cycle i.e. from supporting the operations team to conduct effective trials; leading the transition to live service and on-going support;
Establish baseline performance metrics which will demonstrate the effectiveness and cost efficiencies of Ozo’ Product;
Perform on-site customer evaluations to assess the impact of change to the customer environment and produce and execute hygiene risk reduction strategies;
Partner with customer to optimise manufacturing hygiene standards and ensure performance is sustainable through clear documented systems, trained staff and systematic controls;
Troubleshoot customer issues, conduct hygiene investigations and make recommendations to the development of the hygiene management system;
Provide food safety standards education and training to customers, including the preparation of training materials and update of customer specific web portals;
Support customer in the production and maintenance of detailed cleaning instructions and schedules for all hygiene activity within Ozo’s remit which meet the requirements of the BRC;
Complete on-site audits to include; cleaning methodology and effectiveness, chemical safety and post hygiene inspection;
Engage with key customer stakeholders to develop and grow the relationship;
Provide quality data for comprehensive customised reports to ensure their expectations/KPI’s are met.

Requirements for the Technical Service Manager Role

Detailed working knowledge of a HACCP environment;
Strong experience of technical management within a food manufacturing environment;
Have strong commercial judgement to deliver complex hygiene solutions;
Experience in a retail standards and audit environments e.g. Tesco’s, BRC;
Demonstrable experience of troubleshooting and solution provision;
Proven experience in managing change;
The ability to teach, coach and provide constructive feedback;
Flexible approach to working as some weekend work may be required.

Benefits

Competitive salary
Bonus scheme
Stock options (subject to qualifying)
Up to 5% matched contributions pension scheme
Car Allowance
25 days annual leave

If you feel you are suitable for our Technical Service Manager position, please apply now

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