Site Technical Manager (Citrus)

Chatteris, Cambridgeshire
17 Oct 2016
14 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Site Technical Manager (Citrus)

Location: Chatteris, Cambridgeshire

Overall Purpose of the Role:     

Lead on site technical function within MMUK ensuring all QMS systems are compliant with BRC, customer and legislation requirements.

Main responsibilities will include:

  • Ensure the operational process and production of finished goods is appropriately controlled, via HACCP, to ensure compliance with food safety, legal and customer standards.
  • Ensure that technical governance is in place to deliver audit compliance with respect to internal, external, legal and customer requirements.
  • Work alongside other Managers and Heads to keep them informed on personal and employee relations policies as needed to preserve and facilitate company strategy
  • Lead on site technical compliance ensuring compliance against customer, BRC and legislation requirements.
  • Facilitate and Lead on site audits BRC and customer audits. 
  • Manage internal auditing schedule, pest control, allergens and all QMS systems.
  • Ensure all site procedures are managed, reviewed and implemented with relevant departments.
  • Maintain KPI reporting system for Technical site function

Essential Skills/Experience

  • Experience of managing a QMS and site technical systems is essential.
  • Experience of lead on site technical functions is essential
  • Experience in a similar role within Fresh Produce / Food Production / FMCG environment.
  • Basic allergen awareness/practical knowledge of the management of allergens.
  • Expertise in interpretation of customer code of practice and competent in the use of customer technical databases.
  • Demonstrable experience of maintaining an internal audit programme, technical strategy implementation and experience of delivery of BRC certification and/ or equivalent certification standards.
  • Demonstrable experience of managing supplier auditors.
  • Demonstrable experience of applying food legislation to manufacturing practice.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including ability to effectively communicate with internal and external customers.
  • Excellent planning, organisational, problem solving and decision making skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Flexibility to travel and proficiency in a second language is desirable.


  • Driving licence
  • Qualified to a relevant Food Science, Food Technology or Microbiological degree standard or equivalent.
  • Level 3 HACCP certified and Level 2 Health and Safety.
  • BRC level 4