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Technical Manager

Job Title: Technical Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Peterborough
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive benefits package
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q95282
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: KAH.29448.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: May 17, 2014 17:00

Job Description

A new, exciting opportunity has arisen for a Technical Manager to join one of the UK's leading produce suppliers, ensuring that all technical matters across multiple sites are managed to the highest standard to deliver an unbeatable product of the highest quality. Ideally you will have come from a technical background within the agriculture sector and have experience managing retail accounts. As Technical Manager your main responsibilities will be: * Managing a key retail account for the business on all technical matters from field to customer * Managing, communicating and co-ordinating all technical requirements and policies of the retailer * Understanding the entire supply chain to make recommendations for continual improvement * Actively seeking new product development opportunities * Assisting in the identification and delivery of true technical innovation * Implementing technical strategies that deliver improved product, improved performance and a competitive advantage As a Technical Manager your skills will ideally include: * A formal education in agriculture or a food related discipline * Experience of retail supply * Effective relationship management * A strong team player but also able to work individually * Highly organised and structured with strong time management skills * Computer literacy * Full Driving Licence This is a brilliant role which offers a competitive salary plus an excellent benefits package. If working for a customer focused business that is at the forefront of technical innovation and sustainable procurement appeals to you, then don’t hesitate to apply. 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.