Technical Manager

  • Job Reference: 1168080049-2
  • Date Posted: 17 November 2023
  • Recruiter: Manucomm Recruitment Ltd
  • Location: Shepton Mallet, Somerset
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Hospitality & Tourism
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Technical Manager
Shepton Mallet Area

£Competitive DOE

Our client is an award-winning manufacturer of Food products going through a period of sustained growth. This role will involve managing a team of 3 and will focus heavily on Food Safety Management leading the QA function, Technical Compliance and Quality Systems within a Continuous Improvement Culture.

Technical Manager Key Responsibilities:

  • To motivate and develop the QA team, leading by example and providing ongoing coaching and mentoring.
  • To support the technical standards across the site concerning quality, legality, and food safety and ensure these are aligned with the needs of interested parties including external customers and regulatory bodies.
  • Developing and instilling a culture of continuous improvement, proactively looking for more effective ways of working.
  • Maintain and develop the site Quality Management System.
  • To maintain Food Safety Management through HACCP
  • To manage and update the site TACCP/VACCP
  • To risk assess and authorise concessions / minor change / investigation documentation
  • To develop/maintain/update the technical library for site product and processes.
  • To oversee and communicate horizon scanning for the business.
  • To manage the technical aspects and compliance of the site Effluent Treatment System.
  • To deputise for the Head of Technical.
  • Working within all company policies and procedures, including Health and Safety, Food Safety, Authenticity, Legality and Quality Standards.
  • To carry out any other work or task determined to be within your level of competence, to meet the needs of the business.

Technical Manager Skills / Experience Required:

  • Qualified to degree level, ideally in a relevant subject.
    Level 3 Award or equivalent in Food Safety and HACCP for Food Manufacturing.
  • A Food Science / Lab accreditation

Salary & Benefits

  • A competitive salary DOE
  • Holiday entitlement 29 days per annum (including Public & Bank Holidays in England & Wales)
  • Pension 5% Employee/5% Employer contribution
  • Life Assurance 2 x annual salary (after completion of 3 months service)
  • Private Medical Insurance for Employee Only (dependents may be covered and is payable by the employee)
  • Bike to Work Scheme Uncapped
  • Employees can purchase company products at wholesale
  • On site parking

If the role is of interest, then please send your CV today

This role is commutable from Frome, Trowbridge, Salisbury, Wells, Wincanton, Shepton Mallet, Yeovil, Dorchester

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