Assistant Technical Manager

Location
West Midlands
Salary
Up To C£45k DOE
Posted
29 Apr 2019
Closes
27 May 2019
Ref
SM13520
Contact
Sarah McAngus
Contract Type
Full Time
An opportunity to work with a rapidly growing food business with a growing and highly innovative brand. Quality and Innovation are valued and we are seeking an individual to join them in this key role ensuring that their supplier base share and uphold their standards and values around quality and food safety. This quality led brand is growing rapidly and this is an ideal opportunity to join the business at a time when you can make an important impact whilst gaining some truly unique experience.  



The role:

  • Working closely with the Head Of Technical you’ll play a key role in monitoring & managing suppliers to ensure raw material quality, availability, safety, ethical and legal standards are met.
  • You will work closely with suppliers and internal stakeholders to support the delivery of NPD and EPD projects.
  • An excellent awareness and ownership of a range of areas covering allergens, nutrition, and shelf life projects.
  • Supporting the supplier audit program and complaints management and resolution.
 

About you:

  • Degree or HND qualified in a relevant discipline (Food Science/Food Technology or related)
  • Some experience already gained within a Technical or QA Managerial role within a food manufacturing environment with a good grounding of understanding around food safety and HACCP
  • Breadth of product exposure including chilled/fresh produce would be advantageous
  • A hands on, enthusiastic individual with real passion for food and quality and able to build strong long term relationships with the supplier base.
  • Experience in managing a team & supporting/developing direct reports would be advantageous
 
A valid driving licence will be required as frequent, planned travel will be necessary. 

  

  

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