Focus Management

Head of Technical, Cheshire

£50000 - £60000 per annum + Package
30 Sep 2016
28 Oct 2016
Rachel Blinkho
Contract Type
Full Time

Head of Technical opportunity in Cheshire - A key role on the senior management team for a market-leading food manufacturer.

This Head of Technical position would suit an individual looking for an opportunity to really drive change. We are interested in speaking with experienced Technical professionals in the food industry who can take this successful business to the next stage.

As Head of Technical you will report in to the MD, be part of the senior leadership team and take full ownership for the technical function at site. It is a fast-paced factory producing a diverse range of SKUs for Foodservice, Manufacturing and Retail customers. After a successful year the business has further ambitious growth plans and this role is integral to delivering on those targets.

You will be tasked with further developing customer relationships, coaching and developing the technical team, overseeing the success of trials and product launches and implementing a technical structure fit for the future. Working on existing and new technical initiatives you will drive a culture of Continuous Improvement. We are looking for a Head of Technical who thinks creatively and finds more effective ways to do things differently.

Key requirements for this position are -

  • Food Science or related degree
  • Knowledge of BRC and customer technical standards
  • HACCP trained
  • Experience at Technical Manager level within a food manufacturing environment
  • Direct line management experience including coaching and developing others.

In addition to the above requirements, we are looking for a positive and professional individual with energy and drive. You'll be great at influencing and engaging with others and be able to work cross-functionally to achieve overall business goals.

It is the perfect time to join this business as it enters the next phase of its growth plans and you will have the autonomy to shape the technical function to take it to the next level. If you are looking for the next challenge where you can make a real impact, please apply today to be considered.

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REF. RLB13682 By Focus Management

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Focus Management Consultants Ltd, Tel: +44 (0) 1625 560778

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