Technical Manager - Fresh Produce / Fruit
We have the privilege of recruiting on behalf of one of the World’s largest Fresh Produce company’s and offer the opportunity of Technical Manager (Fresh Produce / Fruit) on their behalf.
Reporting to the Technical Director, the position of Technical Manager will be both supplier and retail customer focused, with the ability to communicate across both arenas.
Liaise with retail customers to effectively communicate their requirements, expectations and concerns with procurement, commercial and technical teams
Management of overseas suppliers to incorporate; supplier approval, due diligence documentation, audits; BRC, Fairtrade
Liaise with certification bodies on Global Gap / BRC / SEDEX etc.
Line management for the source QC team, who are based overseas
Previous experience of managing staff/teams in an overseas capacity
Sound Technical knowledge and ability (Global Gap, BRC, SEDEX)
Experience within the Fresh Produce sector is essential / ideally Fruit knowledge
Flexibility to travel is key, with overseas travel and UK visits to growers/packhouses (average 2 nights a month in UK season)
Competitive Salary offered + Company Car
South East England / Kent
Please call Aimi or Louise to discuss the role of Technical Supplier Manager / Customer facing Technical Manager / Technical Account Manager on 01284 735575 or alternatively please send a CV in application to firstname.lastname@example.org