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Technical Manager, Suffolk

Job Reference: W40657
Salary: £35,000 - £40,000
Contract Type: Permanent, Full time

Job purpose

The technical manager ensures product safety/quality/legality through the continuous development of the HACCP and quality systems.

Responsibilities

  • Provision of excellent technical support for retailers.
  • To ensure technical, specification or legislative information is provided to customers in a timely manner.
  • Evaluation of products during development stage to ensure adherence to customer protocols, standards and factory capabilities.
  • Management of customer visits, audits and trials from a technical perspective.
  • Working with site technical team to ensure technical standards are implemented and achieved at all times.
  • Support of wider technical team regarding safety, quality and welfare matters.
  • Report all necessary matters to the Head of Technical ensuring that he/she is fully aware of relevant production, personnel, quality and OV issues.
  • To facilitate change in pursuance of improved business practise, where appropriate.

Skills and Qualifications

Qualifications:

  • Higher qualification/degree in food science/microbiology/science (preferred)
  • HACCP level 3 (Level4 preferred)
  • Internal auditing training
  • Third-party auditor training

Skills:

  • People management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Problem solving skills