Our client is a major provide of a wide range of high quality products within the food industry.
An opportunity has arisen for a talented Technical professional to join their team.
Reporting to, and working closely with the Head of Technical, you will ensure that the internal and external stakeholders of the business are kept up to date with accurate and timely reports and analysis of Technical KPI data and Food safety and quality information.
You will be responsible for the approval of external supply partners including conducting second party auditing and managing the Technical Services team.
The main purpose of the role is to support the Head of Technical for the day to day management of the technical department, ensuring daily compliance with food safety legislation, customer and company policies and requirements.
Key Responsibilities include:-
Participate in the site HACCP process as part of the site HACCP team
Undertake internal audits and inspections as part of the internal audit team
Ensure food hygiene and GMP standards are adhered to
Investigate and take decision on both internal and external reported non-conformities promptly and follow the execution through to resolution
Play an active role in CI projects
Participate in the artwork approval and sign off process alongside NPD and logistics
Manage a small team of quality personnel, ensuring training and mentoring is done according to company standards and food safety compliance
Ensure that the product testing schedules are completed , results are analysed, and reports are issued to stakeholders
Preferably educated to at least HND level in a food science discipline or industry training equivalence
Experience as part of a food manufacturing quality/ technical team within a supervisory role
Experienced in managing a day to day operations about product safety and quality
Genuine team player who enjoys developing those around them
Positive and approachable
Our client believes in recruiting the very best people, developing their skills and rewarding them well.
If you have a high level of drive and enthusiasm, please get in touch.