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JOB TITLE: Technical Manager   SALARY: Competitive    ADDED: 04-05-2020

JOB TYPE: Permanent LOCATION: Newton Abbot, Devon, England

Technical Manager
Our client is an award-winning manufacturer of Food products. They are now seeking a Technical Manager.  This is an excellent opportunity to join a privately owned company that prides itself on its innovative products.  The role is fast paced, demanding and diverse, and will hold a real breadth for exposure to all aspects of technical within the food industry - Within this role you will have 2 direct Reports a Technical Assistant and Hygiene Manager. Their clients are generally Food Service and Wholesalers with some Retailer exposure
Technical Manager Responsibilities
§Development & maintenance of the FSQMS (Food Safety & Quality Management System) in accordance with BRC, IFS and customer requirements.
§Effective management & implementation of HACCP.
§Management of finished product specifications, including specification systems and artwork sign off.
§Regular liaison with customer technical contacts.
§Management of ingredient, packaging & equipment suppliers including supplier approval & specifications.
§Lead contact for BRC, customer, 3rd party & any other technical audits on site..
§Work with the Production & Quality Teams to ensure that agreed standards are met & effectively communicated.
Technical Manager Skills / Experience Required
§Qualified to degree level, ideally in a relevant subject.
§Minimum of three years food manufacturing experience, ideally in a Technical Manager / Quality Manager role
§Level 3 Award or equivalent in Food Safety and HACCP for Food Manufacturing.
§The ability to organise and co-ordinate multiple projects and to set priorities to meet tight deadlines.
§Food safety auditing and product specification writing experience.
§People management experience.
§I.T. literate.
This is a Monday to Friday Day based role
Salary £ Negotiable DOE
If the role is of interest, then please send your CV today
Commutable from Exeter, Newton Abbot, Paignton, Totnes, Okehampton