Technical Manager

Technical Manager £Competitive DOE + Benefits Wiltshire   An exciting opportunity for an individual with Technical/Quality management experience, gained within a food manufacturing environment.

Based at a modern site near Trowbridge, Wiltshire, the company has over four decades experience of exporting British and Irish dairy products around the globe.

They work closely with large and small dairy manufacturers across the UK and Ireland, ensuring a wide range of products are sourced to fulfill customer requirements.

In-house manufacture of long-life cream further compliments their offering, with 90% of all products destined for export markets.

Reporting to the site Operations Manager and responsible for a team of three, the aim of this role is to manage and coordinate the on-going technical integrity of all processes and products produced, ensuring compliance to the Company's Quality Management System for both own manufactured products and those sourced from third parties.

You will be responsible for ensuring all recognised food safety standards are always met.

The successful candidate will need to be confident in assessing and managing technical risks, ensuring the NPD process is managed efficiently, and all customer requirements are met.

In addition, managing and developing the Environmental Policy and processes will be a requirement.

This role is hands on and varied - it will range from cooking trials, goods in checks and internal audits to talking to international customers and regulators.

  It is essential that you have experience within the FMCG, food or drink sector.

  Key Responsibilities of the Technical Manager will include:   ·Develop and maintain the on-site quality management system to ensure continued BRC/GFSI accreditation ·Liaise with the various food standard bodies e.g.

BRC, Halal, Soil Association, FSA, EHO and international authoritative bodies ·Lead, motivate and develop the quality team ·Act as HACCP team leader, maintaining the site HACCP system for both products manufactured on site and those supplied by third parties ·Manage the Company supplier approval and monitoring system, undertaking supplier reviews, visits, and audits, thereby maintaining the Supplier Assurance Programme ·Provide technical input and communicate the investigation and resolution of product non-conformities ·Manage and monitor customer complaints and investigations to comply with quality performance targets ·Manage the Specifications team to ensure that the development of new product launches is done in a timely and legal manner ·Assist with NPD and Process Development on new and existing products.

·Manage the Goods-In Lab Analysis process ·Manage and develop the site environmental policies.

·Develop the ERP system to leverage further efficiencies.

  Technical Manager Qualifications and experience: ·Diploma/Degree in Food Science and Technology or comparable HACCP and Auditing (internal/external) qualifications ·Proven experience in the implementation and maintenance of ideally BRC or similar GFSI accreditation ·Experience of BRC site accreditation and retailer visits/audits ·Experience and understanding of Export Regulations   Benefits ·Pension (4% matched) ·Life cover 2 times ·Holidays 25 days plus Bank Holidays ·Christmas AND New Year Shut down                                                                                                                                         This role is commutable from Bath, Chippenham, Warminster, Devizes, Trowbridge, Swindon and may suit a candidate that has previously worked as a Technical Manager, Technical Supervisor, QA manager, Quality Manager, Quality Systems Manager, Technical Team Manager


  • Location: Trowbridge, Wiltshire, England
  • Salary: Competitive Salary DOE
  • Type: Permanent
  • Recruiter: manucomm recruitment
  • Posted: 28-May-2024
  • Posted on: careers4a.com