Technical Manager

  • Location
    Caernarfon, Gwynedd
  • Category
    Sales & Retail - Wholesale
  • Job type
  • Industry
    Industrial and Manufacturing
  • External Reference

Adecco Chester are proud to be recruiting for a Techincal Manager for our successful client based in Caernarfon.

Overall Purpose:

Great opportunity for an experienced Technical Manager or someone looking to take the next step as a Technical Manager within a Food Manufacturing environment within a very exciting business. You will take full ownership for the Technical agenda with an experienced team reporting in.

This role will sit on the Senior Management team of a successful business offering the Technical Manager the opportunity to take full ownership of the site Technical function. The role requires an experienced leader with experience of challenging the norm and who is willing to make changes to drive the business forward.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for implementing, reviewing and updating the Food Safety and Quality Management system and HACCP system.

  • Responsible for ensuring compliance with the food safety and quality manual and HACCP system.

  • Manage the technical auditing function to ensure the company meet legislative, customer and company requirements.

  • To oversee the reporting and actions of non-compliances, to ensure they are corrected and closed out in a timely manner.

  • Overall responsibility in ensuring that all products supplied are fit for purpose, meet customer requirements and all relevant legislation.

  • To drive forward the company's commitment to continuous improvement, quality assurance culture and customer service throughout the factory.

  • Work closely with customer representatives.

  • Responsible for ensuring samples for the chemical microbiological testing are taken and sent.

  • Liaising with auditing bodies and customer representatives.

  • Overall responsibility for the monitoring of food safety and food hygiene throughout the factory.

  • To attend management review meetings.

  • To search for ways to continuously improve the food safety and quality management and HACCP systems.

  • Responsible for planning relevant training of staff.

Key Skills:

  • Degree (or equivalent) in a food related subject

  • Previous experience within the Food Manufacturing industry - vital for this role.

  • Influencing skills - must be able to challenge existing systems (and people) to bring about improvement.

  • Strong communicator when dealing with Customer's Technical manager of technical issues.

  • Sound technical and food safety knowledge

  • Experience of Quality Management Systems including BRC

  • HACCP and Food Hygiene certificates

  • Report writing, clear and concise presentation of information

  • Auditing experience or Lead Auditor

  • Self-motivated, focused and able to work on own initiative

Please apply to the advert for immediate consideration or call Adecco Chester for more information on 01244 346674.

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