Technical Manager - Food Manufacturing - Northern Ireland

£35000 - £45000
10 Aug 2017
16 Aug 2017
This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced TechnicalManager to work for an established food manufacturing company based in Northern Ireland. My client is looking for a strong Technical Manager to provide leadership to the on-site team, ensure technical compliance and be responsible for delivery and maintenance of BRC standards across the factory and growing facility. The successful Technical Manager will be highly driven and looking for autonomy in their role. Responsibilities - Lead and manage the development and implementation of technical policies and standards across the site. - Accountable for all site technical functions including the Quality and Hygiene Teams. - Responsible for all site audits including BRC, Red tractor, customer and retail standards - ensure all customer and third party audits exceed requirements. - Overall responsibility for quality, food safety, legal compliance and HACCP within the business. - Ensure delivery of Technical and customer KPI's across the site. - Responsible for product quality and traceability in line with customer standards. - Manage the day to day of the on-site quality and hygiene teams. - Promote technical best practice and have a results orientated approach, being proactive in sharing best practice across the site. - Streamlining all reporting/process control and monitoring systems across the site- developing technical function through in house ERP system. - Work with Technical team and customer facing teams to ensure that the technical policies and strategies are fully aligned with current and future customer requirements. - Ensure all Customer specifications are regularly updated and implemented across the growing and packing site. - Identify gaps in skills and expertise and develop team accordingly. - Deliver results to the Senior Team through effective development of your team. Requirements - Degree qualified in a Food Science or related discipline - Experienced technical manager with a Food Manufacturing background, ideally within fresh produce - Has an excellent understanding of current legislation, quality systems and technical information - Direct experience working to retail technical standards and systems - Track record of high achievement with BRC accreditation - Highly motivated individual that demonstrates the ability to deliver and improve the site technical function. - Track record of developing and managing a team