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Location: Spalding
Salary: Up to £60000 per annum + profit share scheme
Posted: 4 days ago
Contract Type: Permanent
Industry: Food
Contact Name: Sarah Bickerdike

Senior Technical Manager Food Production

Job Description

Our client is an established farming and produce business supplying retail, food service and food manufacturing customers with a variety of packaged and prepared vegetable products.

Due to continued success and growth they are recruiting for a Senior Technical Manager near Spalding.

The Senior Technical Manager will report in to the Technical Director and cover all operational business units alongside existing technical and quality management colleagues. You will be responsible for ensuring that food safety, quality, legality, authenticity, and technical standards are met throughout the site / business and from field to consumer. This applies to people, raw materials, product, processes, and the operational environment.

You will cover 3 production facilities and there will be some involvement with satellite suppliers, grower / packers and joint ventures who they have business relationships with.

The successful Senior Technical Manager will be a strong, experienced leader able to inspire a team and effectively drive improvements involving multiple business functions. Leading and progressing continuous improvements to systems, site standards, product quality and food safety / quality culture measured by key audits will be a constant source of focus.

Applicants should have previous experience in a similar role and industry and the following skills and experience:

Food industry technical degree preferred

HACCP Level 3 qualified (minimum)

Food Hygiene Level 3 qualified (minimum)

Experience in liaising with high level customer technical contacts

Experience in using leading retailer technical portals

In depth knowledge of BRCGS and major retailer standards

Auditing qualification(s) / skills

Experience leading customer and third-party audits

Experience of presenting to customers and leading visits

Excellent knowledge of IT systems

A confident and forward-thinking approach

Problem solving skills

Excellent communication skills

High level of numeracy and literacy

Benefits for the Senior Technical Manager role:

Salary £60,000.00

Highly competitive rewards package

Company profit share scheme

Training and Development

PPE (Personal Protective Equipment)

Employee assistance programme

Excellent career progression prospects

If you are interested in the Senior Technical Manager role please apply today!

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