Head of Technical | Lincolnshire | Fresh Produce

England, Lincolnshire
17 Nov 2016
15 Dec 2016
Luan Harrison
Contract Type
Full Time

We are working with a leading fresh produce business who are looking to recruit for this new position. You will lead and manage the Technical and Quality team in providing first class technical service and delight and satisfy all of their customers. As Head Of Technical you will provide internal leadership for the technical function and be able to exert your influence over the commercial and operational teams, you will be an integral part of the senior management team.

The Role

As Head of Technical you will be responsible for all management of customers and supply base.
You will ensure the quality of products meets and exceeds customer expectations.
You will ensure each customer is at the fore front of technical developments.
You will develop and lead the technical function across a number of sites.
You will work closely with relevant teams to ensure new products are launched on time and to customer specifications.
Responsible for the technical budget.

The Candidate

Experience in a similar role having managed a highly capable technical team or function.
You will have a background in senior technical roles, ideally within a flowers / fresh produce or FMCG environment.
Experience of working with major UK retailers.
Experience of having managed a large team, across multi sites within a fast paced, large scale operating environment.
Strong relevant systems and process knowledge.
Strong leadership skills with a tendency to employ coaching solutions.
Flexible approach to work

Salary: Depending on experience

For further information please contact Luan Harrison at MorePeople on 01780 480530