Technical Manager (Food)
Commutable from Barking, Wembley, Harlow, Brentwood, Hatfield, Walthamstow and Enfield
Up to £55,000 + Car + Excellent Benefits
An excellent opportunity to join a leading manufacturer who are seeking a Technical Manager to lead the sites technical strategy and quality plans.
Ensure the site is fit for the future through collaborative work with the site senior team and central/ peer technical teams to ensure alignment in strategic & tactical plans with business strategy.
Ensure local management of food safety, legality & quality incidents and accountability for decision making for product withdrawal. Where necessary, consulting with Technical Operations Team.
Ensure successful new product development and processes; delivering compliance to product specifications.
Ensure that quality management systems, operating practices and process controls are developed, implemented and adhered to in order to deliver consistent quality performance and good manufacturing practice in-line with company & industry standards.
Oversee effective management of pest control and legionella control.Manage, develop, motivate and train the technical department through effective coaching, regular feedback and appraisals in line with the company frameworks.
Manage the technical budget to meet forecast targets for labour, materials, overheads.
The ideal candidate will have previous experience in technical management within a food manufacturing environment. Knowledge of retailer standards, auditing, writing processes and HACCP is essential for this opportunity.