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Technical Manager - Produce

Job Title: Technical Manager - Produce
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: South East England
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Car + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q91146
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: STM.25169.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: December 12, 2012 15:06

Job Description

This international food business, undertaking global projects to gain competitive advantage, seeks an exceptional Technical Manager to join its growing Technical team which is responsible for producing market leading products. The successful candidate will be responsible for: * Managing supplier performance and standards within your category * New product development, project management from concept through to launch * Managing specifications and time monitoring product safety and quality * Continuously driving and improving quality standards * Technical copy, art work and co-ordination of European multi-language packaging Working alongside a team of highly commercial Buying and Trading Managers, your exacting standards and technical expertise will be of pivotal importance to the successful completion of these projects. The ideal candidate will be educated to at least degree level in Food Science or a related discipline and will have a background working within Food Manufacturing or Retail in Quality or Technical Management. BRC and other industry standards will be second nature to you as well as your understanding of manufacturing to retail processes and procedures. You will have specific product knowledge of Fresh Produce across either fruit, salads or vegetables. European language skills will be highly advantageous. If you are a commercially-minded, highly talented and skilled [Food Technical Manager](/searches/food-technical-manager-jobs) or Technologist ready for the next step in your career, please do not hesitate to apply.