Technical Manager

Location
Lincolnshire
Salary
£40,000 to £55,000
Posted
06 Oct 2016
Closes
03 Nov 2016
Ref
KC12869c
Contact
Kirsty Carter
Contract Type
Full Time
Technical Manager

You`ll work as part of an inspirational senior leadership team who value Technical and Quality standards as business critical. With an excellent technical record and having undergone significant investment the site is in an exceptionally exciting period in their growth. We`re seeking a visionary and commercially savvy Technical Professional who can continue to deliver excellent technical standards as well as contribute to the continued success of the broader operation.

The Role:

- Leadership of the site technical function
- Ensure delivery of site Technical KPIs.
- Manage audit processes including BRC and retailer standards
- Deliver results through effective development and leadership of your team
- Develop strong partnership orientated relationships with key customers
- Promote technical best practice and have a results orientated approach, being proactive in sharing best practice on a group wide basis
- Responsible for the technical budget
- Instill and lead a culture of continuous improvement within your team, encouraging new ideas and a culture of positive challenge
- Represent the Technical function at a senior level internally and externally

Your experience:

- Degree qualified( or qualified through depth of experience) in a Food Science or related discipline
- Experience of managing a site based Technical team in a chilled Food manufacturing environment. 
- Can show an excellent understanding of current legislation, quality systems and technical information
- Can demonstrate the ability to identify and deliver improvement within a site Technical function and own technical strategy
- Direct experience of working with retail customers
- Direct experience of managing audit activity including retail and BRC