Head of Technical

Salary: Negotiable
Sector: Technical
Location: North West England
Job type: Permanent

Job Description

Head of Technical
We’re currently with a fantastic dairy business with a great reputation spanning back almost 30 years. They are one of the largest manufacturers in the UK and have been built through quality and value with the highest product standards.
They are currently looking to recruit a Head of Technical to oversee the technical functions at four sites based in the North West, Yorkshire and Buckinghamshire.

Key Accountabilities:
• Ensure that HACCP systems, quality management systems, operating practices and process controls are developed, implemented and adhered to in order to deliver consistent product and services quality and good manufacturing practice in-line with food safety standards, legislations, regulations and client standards/requirements.
• Effectively oversee the management of specifications, supplier’s approval, product approval, pest control, testing, auditing, training, calibration and validation.
• Lead, manage, develop, motivate and train the technical staff through effective coaching, meetings, feedback and appraisals in line with the company frameworks
• Ensure management of food safety, legality & quality incidents (complaint, non-conformances, withdraw and recall).
• Ensure regular technical communication between sites and across company management levels.
• Drive regulatory and governmental initiatives within the company
• Ensure Food Safety, Legality & Quality of all products at all times

Experience:
• Working knowledge of food service, retailer and BRC food safety standards
• Strong audit experience
• HACCP Trained (Level 4 preferable)
• Crisis management experience
• Experience in leading teams & team player

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Technical Manager who has strong technical background and experience of working to BRC standards. The basic salary for the role is up to £50,000.
If you’re looking for a new challenge and this role is of interest, don’t delay in sending your CV. You can contact me on 0161 833 0181 or via email andy.banks@drnewitt.com.
Technical Manager, Head of Technical, Head of Quality, Site Technical Manager, Area Technical Manager
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Andy Banks
andy.banks@drnewitt.com

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