Technical Manager

Recruiter
Blue Spark
Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary
£negotiable
Posted
20 Apr 2018
Closes
18 May 2018
Ref
Y5594
Contract Type
Full Time

The Company

This highly recognised and forward-thinking food business work tirelessly to deliver excellent quality products to consumers. Continuously growing, they are now seeking a skilled and proactive Technical Manager to help drive the technical agenda across a number of key product categories.

The Role

In this diverse and challenging role you will take responsibility for all the technical aspects of your product ranges, applying your technical expertise and assisting with the launch of exciting product categories. This will involve working with suppliers as well as internal teams to deliver products that are consistently high quality with a competitive edge. You’ll play a key part in the management of product quality and performance through approving suppliers, maintaining accurate supplier information, plus ensuring clearly defined specifications and quality requirements are adhered to throughout the innovation process.

In addition you’ll be implementing the strategy across a number of categories to retain the company’s position as the market leader within this fast moving sector. As the product champion for the business you will work cross functionally to promote technical excellence throughout the company.

The Person

We are looking for a bright and competent Technical Manager with a strong, well-rounded background in all aspects of food manufacturing and retail including supplier auditing & management, the NPD concept to launch process and quality monitoring. Educated to degree level in a food related subject you will have an excellent technical understanding of food development where you can manage customer expectations and timescales whilst advising on product quality and technical issues.

Additionally you’ll be confident and able to use your own initiative, thinking outside the box to consistently reach and exceed high technical standards. You’ll have a logical and analytical approach to improving systems and methods plus strong communication and relationship building skills as you’ll be liaising with suppliers to source great products for successful launches within your category.

If you have the integrity and determination to deliver the best results in a fast-paced environment with a respected food business then apply now or call 0345 2600 737 for more information.

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Please note that we are only able to accept and respond to applications from candidates with eligibility to work in the UK and those who hold valid work visas.

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