Senior Technical Manager, Cornwall

Salary: £70K
Sector: Technical
Location: Cornwall
Job type: Permanent

Job Description

Head of Technical

BASED TRURO, CORNWALL

Market Leading Food Manufacturer now recruiting…

ROLE

You will be responsible for delivery of the technical strategy for the business, ensuring that products are always safe and of the best quality, as well as the day-to-day monitoring of the food safety systems. You will be accountable for all technical and QA activities within the business. You will support on key decisions in this fast-moving business that is very innovative in this industry, whilst maintaining the Company family culture. Direct Reports include Technical Manager, QA Manager and a team of 6 QAs.

You will be responsible for delivering high levels of GMP, food safety and integrity standards.
Responsibilities Include:

? Supporting the Technical Director in the overall technical strategy, tactics, policy & plans
? Responsible for the company’s quality management system to ensure compliance with standards and Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) procedures on food handling
? Representing the business on technical-related matters where required
? Coordinate all quality assessment and laboratory activities
? Ensure that both inbound and outbound goods and packaging meet required specifications.
? Leading customer and industry-specific audits at each site
? Responsible for the internal audit programme of the business
? Lead the site HACCP programme
? Manage non-conformance investigation and resolution
? Effective management of the GMP auditing system
? To provide leadership to the technical team. Ensuring personal objectives are met.
? To ensure an environment of team engagement, training and development is progressed
? Working with Operational, Marketing, HR, Finance, Sales Teams and Producers to ensure smooth relationships
? To continually motivate all the team and build capability and morale, ensuring day to day positive management with staff reviews and developing the team to their potential.

The Applicant:

? A real foodie and looking for a rewarding career challenge in an exciting growing family business.
? Educated to degree level in food science, technology or processing
? Passionate about developing teams, empowering people to achieve and flourish
? We are looking for a passionate and dedicated individual with a solid technical / QA track record within food manufacturing.
? You will also be Food Safety and HACCP Level 3 qualified
? Experience of implementing digital audit and technical systems is preferred
? Working knowledge of raw material & packaging specifications
? A detailed understanding of retailer codes of practice and the BRC Global Standard for Food Safety is essential
? Project and change leadership experience

BENEFITS

10% Bonus
5% Pension
Private Medical Care
33 Days Holiday
Life Assurance 3 x salary
Free Food products

MON-FRI Office Hours

If you are interested in this position then please forward a copy of your most up to date CV to andrew@drnewitt.com or contact Andrew Donaldson on 0131 226 5060.

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