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Technical Manager

Job Title: Technical Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hertfordshire
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q94145
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: KAH.47404.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: May 27, 2014 12:26

Job Description

A well established multinational consumer goods business is looking to recruit Technical Managers to join their proactive and high performing team. This role supports the product category in all technical matters for the full product lifecycle, taking ownership of delivering the highest technical standards, driving improvements and working collaboratively with the category team and the supply base to ultimately achieve the best for the customer. Key elements of the Role: * Being a guardian of the brand integrity * Managing technical performance within the supply base * Developing strategic sourcing plans to select and develop the best suppliers and products * Delivering strategic technical projects * Delivering quality priorities and continuously pushing the boundaries to improve quality standards * Keeping ahead of what is happening in the external market and developing product expertise * Managing and influencing internal stakeholders What we are looking for: * Experience in a technologist or technical manager position within the food or drink industry with working knowledge of the retail/FMCG industry * Degree educated or equivalent in a food, product related or science discipline * Audit, HACCP and risk assessment training * An understanding of country and global supply chain processes * Supplier and stakeholder management skills * An inquisitive mind and an ability to drive change * A strong customer focus Our client is offering a competitive package for an excellent candidate so if you have the experience required we would welcome your application. We request that candidates send their CV as a Microsoft Word document where possible. Quest Search and Selection is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.