Technical Manager

  • Job Reference: 1234972167-2
  • Date Posted: 9 February 2024
  • Recruiter: Trinity Resource Solutions
  • Location: Blackpool, Lancashire
  • Salary: £55,000 to £60,000
  • Sector: Manufacturing Operations
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

As Technical Manager, your main responsibility will be to ensure the highest standards of product quality across the organisation. You will be part of the Quality Management Team, leading the Quality Assurance process and working closely with the Quality Control Team to ensure the highest standards of quality are met.

What's in it for you?
  • 25 Days holiday + Bank Holidays
  • Enhanced Pension Scheme
  • Employee Discount Scheme
  • Generous Car Allowance
  • Company Bonus
  • Plus many more!
  • To co-ordinate all technical quality activities to ensure that products are manufactured against agreed specifications.
  • To develop and maintain a robust auditing programme that continues to meet the requirements set by all audit bodies.
  • To develop the site technical strategy, to show continuous improvement and added value.
  • To support the central technical team to develop consistent best practice policies whist looking for alternative ways to solve problems
  • Delivery of site technical KPI s
  • To be customer facing on all technical issues and to support the commercial counterparts where required to ensure business continuity
  • Primary contact with Government and Non Governmental organisational bodies Inclusive of retailer interface.
  • To develop & support robust corrective action plans to ensure any consumer or customer dissatisfaction is addressed
  • To agree specifications that are achievable and review to ensure that customer satisfaction is always met
  • To develop a quality culture throughout the manufacturing site by supporting the FGM and senior team to continuously improve against standards
  • To develop clear hygiene standards ensuring that corrective actions that may cause risks are dealt with in a timely manner
  • Undertakes investigations on any internal incidents that have led to contaminated product leaving site control
  • To oversee all site technical contracts ensuring that they are managed and delivering against agreed KPI s
  • To ensure that there is a formal handover from the packaging team ensuring that all documentation is available and that quality standards are maintained.
  • To ensure that there is a formal handover of new products from NPD and that all documentation is available and that products quality standards are achievable
  • To develop robust capital plans for continuous quality improvements inclusive of supporting documentation
  • Accountability for final product compliance to regulatory standards legal labels.
  • Accountability for all aspects of site HACCP, Hygiene, Food Safety, Pest Control and Auditing systems.
  • Accountability for the site maintenance of External and Internal Standards. (BRC, Retailer, Internal audits etc)
  • Responsible for site technical contracts and delivery of these to group KPI s
  • Responsible for ensuring compliance with group policy
Experience Required
  • Experience of working in a Quality Assurance role
  • Problem solving, strong organisational and prioritisation skills
  • Strong IT skills
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Self starter
  • Organisation and prioritisation.
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong oral and written communications