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Technical Manager

Job Title: Technical Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q95431
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: KAH.56318.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: May 27, 2014 19:12

Job Description

A company at the forefront of producing fantastic, fresh, innovative and tasty products is seeking a technical manager to join their team. The business is committed to good food and only the best will do and as Technical Manager you will be responsible for championing excellence within an inspiring and rewarding environment. As Technical Manager your main responsibilities will be: * Maintaining a level of excellence across all areas of technical, quality and food safety * Building relationships with raw material suppliers, maintaining up to date specifications for all ingredients and carrying out an audit programme to drive high standards * Providing advice and support throughout the product development process on all matters relating to technical and food safety * Managing the review and approval of all new suppliers, ingredients and materials * Being the key technical customer contact for retail customers * Being involved in company cross functional projects * Organising and supporting your team to deliver company targets To be successful in this role you will have: * Experience managing a small technical or quality team within a BRC A Grade accredited site * Experience working within chilled food manufacturing * A degree in food science or a related subject (or equivalent) * Internal auditor, advanced food safety and HACCP qualifications * Strong interpersonal skills and an ability to influence * Strong problem solving skills, an ability to think on your feet, composure and tenacity * A passion for food! If you feel you have the experience required and are looking to join a business that continues to experience success then 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.