Technical Manager, Central Scotland
Location: Central Scotland
Job type: Permanent
Our client is a well-known and award winning business in their food manufacturing category. They are currently looking for a Technical Manager.
The role will be to handle the daily technical aspects of the company, covering an expanding retail and middle ground business with a wide range of products.
Support in the management and development of the Quality Management Systems, procedures and policies.
Responsible for maintaining the site internal audit system including resolution of corrective actions.
Develop and maintain hygiene procedures.
HACCP Team leader.
Provide Technical expertise and support before, during and after all external audits.
Assist in staff training.
Conduct Quality KPI and Quality Review meetings.
Coordinating, interpreting and communicating laboratory results to the site management team.
Support the business in maintaining BRC accreditation.
Ensure customer standards (e.g. TFMS) are met.
Identify, develop, document and implement procedural improvements.
Responsible for overseeing the laboratory and making sure the department is cost effective, and ensuring all tests are being carried out to the requirements of the business.
Manage communications from retailers including scorecards, attending sampling / benchmarking panels and conferences.
Manage supplier approval system.
Degree in Food Science / Manufacturing or equivalent preferred.
Experience working in a technical / quality role within food related industry either in operations, quality or laboratory disciplines.
Intermediate Food Hygiene.
Knowledge of BRC standards and food safety.
Computer literate in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Internet and Email.
Advanced HACCP preferred.
Customer specifications/Questionnaires/policies/food scare statements.
Food labeling/nutritional/packaging approval/supplier approval.
Fully conversant with BRC v7.
What’s on offer?
Salary commensurate with experience and training level.
Working hours of Monday to Friday 08.30-17.30 with flexibility for business requirements.
If you are interested in this position then please forward a copy of your most up to date CV to Simon Norris.