Technical Manager (Manufacturing)

Technical Manager (Manufacturing)

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  • Sector:

    FMCG Food Manufacturing, General Manufacturing

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  • Salary:

    ££ Competitive + benefits

  • Contact:

    Helen Darnell

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  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8967

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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A leading FMCG Manufacturer is currently seeking a site Technical Manager to join their team. Reporting into the Head of Technical, this role will be responsible for the operational duties of the sites Technical team. This role will be fast paced, customer facing role with the major retailers.

Technical Manager responsibilities include:
Operational running of the site Technical team
Responsibility for the safety, quality and legality of the products manufactured on site
Contribute to and support the Technical team to ensure functional and business objectives are achieved
You are responsible leading the Technical team on site, in terms of ensuring workload is allocated and managed appropriately, addressing any functional, business or personal issues and supporting individual and team development
Responsible for the Quality Management system ensuring it is appropriately maintained, reviewed and continually updated
Ensure that the HACCP system for the site is maintained, updated and regularly reviewed to ensure the due diligence of the site is maintained.
Responsible for the Internal Audit system for the site ensuring relevant systems, procedures, practices, testing regimes and audits are effective to ensure that the due diligence of the site is maintained and constantly challenged.
Responsible for scheduling and hosting a variety of external or customer Technical audits / visits, engaging all key stakeholders to ensure a successful result.
Ensure that all new products to be introduced into the business are technically sound in relation to all food safety, quality and legality aspects
Responsible for ensuring that all customer product specifications and artwork comply with all legal / food safety / quality requirements
Support the supplier approval system for raw materials and packaging being introduced or changed within the business ensuring all are risk assessed and approved prior to purchasing approval
Establish and maintain high standards of technical KPIs - achieved through monitoring and trending microbiological performance, customer complaints and quality standards to ensure that the site is being proactive and continually striving to improve
Work alongside and advise the hygiene teams to ensure that all technical aspects of hygiene within the site are satisfactorily maintained and that environmental microbiological performance is monitored, reviewed and improved where necessary

You will be a Technical Manager, ideally degree qualified / equivalent with experience of managing a team and liaising with external customers and stake holders within a food manufacturing environment.

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