Assistant Technical Manager

Recruiter
Spencer Ogden
Location
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Salary
Up to £50,000
Posted
20 Apr 2018
Closes
18 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Assistant Technical Manager

Chilled Food Manufacturer

Milton Keynes

Up to £50,000        

                                          

My client is large food company with over 10 UK-based manufacturing facilities. They require an Assistant Technical Manager to join their site in Milton Keynes. The site has a large number of different chilled product lines and the pace is extremely fast-moving.

The main purpose of the role is in-part responsible for the Technical operation and systems for the site, maintaining technical standards, in line with legislation and customer requirements.  Ensuring the members of the technical team are also effectively implementing and managing in line with legislative and customer operating standards. The ATM will report directly into the site Technical Manager.

 

The main duties are:

 

  • Responsible for product quality, safety and legality.
  • Liaison with suppliers and customers.
  • Ensuring that the company’s quality systems are fully compliant with current standards and customer requirements.
  • Ensuring that any customers KPIs are supplied in an accurate and timely fashion.
  • Maintenance of the HACCP Food Safety Plan.
  • Deputising for the Technical Manager in leadership of the HACCP Food Safety Team.
  • Helps to develop expertise across the site, fully understanding the processes and constraints, to continuously improve food safety, legality and quality compliance across the site, in conjunction with other members of the operations team.
  • Keeping abreast of changes in technology, legislation and customer requirements to ensure that the company is always fully conversant with the latest information.
  • Responsible for retrieving data, compiling and presenting ad hoc technical reviews to site and company senior management.
  • Able to lead site technical audits and visits.
  • Ensuring all specifications are in place, signed and up-to-date.
  • Management of monthly site KPI reports.
  • Management of the interface between Technical and NPD.
  • Management of the technical trending systems (E.g. Micro, Compliance, complaints etc) ensuring that the systems are maintained and updated as required.
  • Responsible for ensuring that complaint investigations are completed in a timely, yet thorough manner, with root cause analysis completed and documented and preventative actions implemented to either reduce or eliminate the risk of recurrence where possible.
  • Management of the closure of internal and external audits within a timely manner, yet thorough, with route cause analysis completed and documented and preventative actions implemented to either reduce or eliminate the risk of recurrence where possible.
  • Leads independent projects as and when the need arises, ensuring that all company, legislative, customer and 3rd party accreditation body standards are considered.
  • Undertake such ad-hoc duties as maybe required to benefit the business.

 

Please apply online or contact Gilbert Gregory on 0161 227 4918 or gilbert.gregory@spencer-ogden.com.

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