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Head of Technical

Employer
Blue Spark
Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary
£negotiable
Closing date
14 Mar 2019

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Category
Technical
Contract Type
Full Time
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Job Details

The Company

An entrepreneurial food business who are respected for their fresh, innovative products have recently expanded their operation and moved to a brand new factory. They are now looking for a Quality focused professional to own the Technical agenda and drive the delivery of the highest quality products.

The Role

In this influential senior role, you’ll use your leadership skills, vision and drive to take overall responsibility for the technical function. You’ll ensure all prepared and finished products are produced in line with quality, safety and legislation requirements as well as customer expectations. You will develop and fully implement Quality Management Systems whilst continually reviewing processes, control points and KPI information to monitor team performance and drive continuous improvement initiatives across the site.

Working closely with operations, you’ll ensure the smooth day to day running of the factory, guaranteeing non-conformances and food safety risks are resolved quickly, effectively and with integrity. In addition, you’ll work cross functionally with internal teams including NPD to ensure new product ranges and launches adhere to government legislation as well as HACCP, Food Safety Law and promote a ‘right first time’ culture across the factory.

The Person

Suit an experienced Technical Manager with well-rounded background gained within a complex chilled manufacturing environment. It is essential that you have experience managing and implementing HACCP and BRC standards with a successful track record of achieving excellence.

As well as being ambitious and driven to succeed, you must have amazing interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate and influence at all levels.  You must also relish the challenge of working in a dynamic and entrepreneurial environment with the agility to manage change, spot new opportunities and grow with the business.

If you’re looking for a change to apply your Technical prowess with a growing business then we’d like to hear from you.  Apply or call 0345 2600 737 to find out more.

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Also, 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.

Company

Blue Spark is a boutique recruitment consultancy for the Food and Drinks industry, satisfying a growing appetite for intelligent and ethical recruitment.

Working entirely free of commission, we source high calibre candidates for some of the most exciting organisations in the field.

Our friendly and creative consultants seek the perfect match with every appointment – be it graduate or director level, permanent or interim.

Established by Food professionals in 2006, our vast experience and intuitive grasp of market trends has earned us the superb reputation we enjoy today.

With a particular commitment to openness and innovation, Blue Spark offers a truly comprehensive range of recruitment solutions across all sectors of the Food and Drinks industry.

These include:

• Search and Selection
• Advertised Search
• Executive Search
• Database Search
• Proactive Candidate Generation

So whether you're seeking that dream job in Food and Drink, or the perfect people for your growing business, Blue Spark can deliver.

Find Us
Website
Telephone
0345 2600 737
Location
34/36 The Broadway
Haywards Heath
West Sussex
RH16 3AL
GB
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