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Assistant Technical Manager

Job Title: Assistant Technical Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Reading
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q95450
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 27, 2014 19:19

Job Description

This is a great opportunity for an ambitious technologist to develop their career within a growing business, supplying own label and ambient food products to major UK retailers. This role will offer great exposure to a variety of different manufacturing environments worldwide and training where required so the development opportunities are huge. Key Accountabilities * Liaising with retail customers to manage their requirements and deliver KPIs * Liaising with suppliers worldwide to ensure continual compliance to retail standards * Regularly auditing and visiting suppliers worldwide * Managing the NPD process from concept to launch * Monitoring and investigating customer complaints and building effective reduction plans to deliver results * Updating customer specifications Key Requirements * Experienced technologist in a food environment * Must have experience working for or with UK retailers * Knowledge of BRC and retailer requirements, standards and systems * Auditing experience is essential * Must have exceptional communication skills and be able to interact with people at all levels from senior management to factory operators * Must be flexible to travel frequently and hold a UK/EU passport This is a great role for a budding technical professional looking for progression within a business who is often the supplier of choice for many UK retailers due to the exceptional product they supply. If you have the experience and ambition required 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.