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Technical Manager – Canned & Bottled Goods

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Technical Manager – Canned & Bottled Goods
Based in Normanton, West Yorkshire
Competitive Salary + Excellent Benefits

A wholly owned subsidiary of a leading supermarket chain is currently looking to recruit for an accomplished Technical Manager at their site in Normanton, West Yorkshire. Offering a competitive salary plus excellent benefits including 25 days holiday, pension scheme, bonus, social events and free car parking, this is a fantastic opportunity to put your experience to use as part of the UK’s biggest single importer of fresh produce.

The Role:
This is a pivotal role within the business. You would take full responsibility for the technical department and its team, providing innovative and cost-effective technical solutions to meet the demands of customers and exceeding performance targets.

You will be accountable for maintaining and improving standards of GMP appropriate to a quality food manufacturer, representing the company with both external and internal customers by developing and improving existing and new relationships, including robust cross-functional links. You would also be expected to maintain hygiene, food safety and Health & Safety standards, conduct regular audits to ensure compliance with legal and regulatory requirements,

The Candidate:
The ideal candidate for the role will hold a formal scientific qualification, preferably to Degree level, a Food Hygiene Certificate to advanced level and HACCP certification, and must have a proven track record in technical services within a food production environment. Good auditing skills/experience will also be required. Commercially and financially astute, with sound business judgment, you have a sound grasp of the commercial impact of your own decision-making. An understanding or knowledge of canning and pasteurisation would also be an advantage.

You will be a confident, self-motivated and well organised individual with excellent attention to detail as well as the ability to manage multiple priorities effectively. Excellent communication and influencing skills will also be required as will good IT skills.

The Company:
Formed in 2004 and with over 2000 staff working from 7 sites across the UK, you would be joining the UK’s single largest importer of produce in the UK, not to mention a progressive and market leading business at an exciting time in their history.

To apply for the Technical Manager position please send us a CV quoting reference IPL34.

This role may be suitable for you if you have a background as any of the following: Technical Manager, Manufacturing Manager, QA Manager, Quality & Technical Manager, Operations Manager.

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