Group Technical Manager

Location
Telford, Shropshire
Salary
£competitive + benefits
Posted
07 May 2019
Closes
04 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Group Technical Manager

About us....

Founded in 2006 in Shrewsbury, Evolution Foods are now celebrating our tenth year at the forefront of the retail-packed dried fruit and nuts business in Britain. Having grown by leaps and bounds, driven by our passion for trading and for good food, we now supply a wide range of dried fruits, nuts and seeds to all of the UK’s major retailers. And we’re only getting started – the sky is the limit for our ambition for growth!.

About the role...

The Group Technical Manager will be responsible for the company’s technical function motivating the technical team to ensure efficiency and compliancy both internally and externally.

Overview

  • Drive the business forward by ensuring the food technical strategy becomes an integral strand of our overall retail strategy. In addition, will lead cultural change and develop a customer focused team which owns and drives product quality.
  • Responsible for BRC compliancy throughout all sites 
  • Ability to think strategically; creating and implementing a plan that’s fully aligned to wider business objectives 
  • Have a presence within the factory whilst maintaining and strengthening the existing relationships with retailer customers
  • Have full responsibility for the technical budget which will drive the technical function forward to support company growth with an appreciation of commercial impact technical matters may have.
  • Managing a Technical function

The Candidate

  • Must have a proven track record leading technical within food manufacturing (Ideally 4-5+ years)
  • Strong retailer experience
  • Excellent people skills
  • Well established industry network
  • knowledge of customer codes of practice and BRC requirements
  • Experience of Quality Management Systems
  • Degree educated or equivalent in a Food Discipline
  • Hard working, highly organised and efficient
  • Able to build positive internal & external working relationships

Package

Competitive Salary

Company Car

Pension

25 days Holiday

 

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