Technical Manager - Glasgow/West of Scotland

£50-55k plus bonus - Operations
Ref: 373 Date Posted: Monday 21 Sep 2020
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Our client is a dynamic  food production company with a turnover of £100m plus they operate in a high-volume perishable space with a complex production process and supply most of the large multiples throughout the UK.

Reporting to the Site Head of Technical and managing a significant team you will work closely with production and liaising with customers to ensure that that all processes are compliant however this is not a desk job and you will be very visible around the plant.you will strive for continuous improvement but ensure compliance with legislation and customer and product integrity.

You will ensure that robust technical systems and processes are in place in line with site operational vision and group technical strategy lead the internal site team on any third-party audits and be a key contact for customers on any technical issues

A degree or the equivalent in Food Science or a related subject is important however extensive experience gained in a food production environment in dealing with supermarket multiples, local authority bodies and third-party audits is advantageous.

The job holder must have an in-depth knowledge of relevant legislation and industry standards and be very familiar with Food Safety, Allergen Control, Microbiology, and Quality Assurance. In addition they must be a strong communicator with effective team management capabilities with the ability to utilise outstanding interpersonal and leadership skills to drive continuous improvement initiatives.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a major business in a key role.