Technical Manager

Salary: £45K
Sector: Technical
Location: Yorkshire
Job type: Permanent

Job Description

Our client is an expanding FMCG business based in the North Yorkshire. Due to a departure within the business, we are looking to appoint a new Technical Manager to lead the function during what will be a very exciting period of growth.

Job Purpose:

Ensure food produced is safe, legal, and wholesome in line with all legal requirements and customer requirements.

The Role:

• Manage technically the Production Site and drive quality standards to the highest level.
• Maintain BRC Grade for the site.
• Maintain all customer Technical Approval i.e. ASDA, Tesco; M&S, Waitrose, Cooperative and Morrison’s Codes for Food Manufacture.
• Management of the Hygiene operations for the site to ensure food is produced to the safest standards without any associated risks.
• Manage the Quality Manual and all associated policies, procedures and paperwork to achieve the company’s aims and objectives.
• Develop, train, motivate and manage the technical staff to ensure the highest quality standards are met.
• Write, develop and implement policies to meet all current and new EU and UK legislation.
• Maintain and improve sound relationships with the EHO
• Ensure all products are in line with Trading Standards requirements
• Develop HACCP systems and Risk Assessments to remove any food safety issues from the people, process, plant and product.
• Write and control customer specifications.
• Ensure that products are produced in line with agreed customer specifications.
• Management of customer complaints and reduction of complaints.
• Manage all Technical KPI’s
• Report and recommend to the board any improvement required and capital investment required to achieve this improvements.
• Appraisal of the technical team as required
• Carryout supplier audits and assessments for suitability of purchase.
• Inspection, detection and rejection as required of all incoming goods.
• Management of microbiological, chemical and residue levels of product.
• Group Internal auditing to continuously improve technical standards.

The Candidate:

• The successful candidate will be a self-motivated leader who will continuously improve quality standards.
• Hold a degree in a relevant food subject, Intermediate HACCP training, Lead Auditor experience or min internal audit qualification.
• Proven track record in man management and experience in maintaining BRC Global standard.
• .Experience working in High Risk and High Care facilities
• Excellent organisational skills, being able to work on several projects at the same time, and manage time effectively.

If you are interested in this role then please forward a copy of your most up to date CV to Simon Norris.
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Simon Norris
simon@drnewitt.com

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