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Technical Manager

Job Title: Technical Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q95745
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 27, 2014 16:42

Job Description

A unique and hugely successful food business that supplies innovative, high quality and speciality foods is seeking a technical manager for their meat and dairy team. The business is committed to providing inspiration and technical expertise to the food industry and therefore are looking for an experienced technical professional with working category knowledge to take on this exciting and varied position. As Technical Manager your main responsibilities will be: * Manage the day to day running of the category including liaison with customers, suppliers, external bodies and all relevant members of staff within the business * Monitor, maintain and improve the product Safety, Quality and Legal information to meet departmental objectives and quality standards * Contribute to the continual development and improvement of the department * Monitor and control the use of resources on a cost effective basis * Provide managerial support and coaching for the team and guide their professional development * Liaise closely with all internal teams, such as sales, operations, category managers on all category matters To be successful in this role you must: * Be experienced in a food technologist or technical role where you have worked closely with the retail multiples and large customers * Have technical experience within the meat or dairy sectors * Be educated to degree level or equivalent in food science/technology or related subject * Have people management experience * Strong interpersonal and communication skills and an ability to influence * Have a thorough understanding of UK Food legislation, Quality Systems and industry standards 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.