Upload your CV Follow us on linkedin

Technical Manager

Posted 19th November  negotiable Craigavon, County Armagh # PM899251

Technical Manager

Food Manufacturing | Craigavon | Maternity Cover

Excellent Salary

Vickerstock are proud to be working in partnership with our progressive Food Manufacturing business with the hire of an experienced Technical Manager to join the team in Craigavon

Reporting to the Technical Director, the post holder will be responsible for developing and implementing the technical systems that ensure product quality, safety, and legality (at, and above, the standards required by customers and enforcement agencies). The Technical Manager will be a key member of the site Management team.

Your new role as Technical Manager

  • Maintain and improve the Quality System to ensure Food Safety and Legal Compliance
  • Lead the delivery of the Quality Proposition and Quality Plan across the department
  • Coordinate HACCP across all departments
  • Provide Technical Monitoring and auditing
  • Ensure that team structure is communicated with clear roles and responsibilities - playing a role in recruitment, induction, and training
  • Lead audits, ensuring that business critical audits are supported by the entire team. Monitor and audit compliance as well as driving lean principles in achieving compliance
  • Lead the hygiene team to deliver effective hygiene operations, achieving agreed standards and driving lean principles for Continuous Improvement
  • Ensure appropriate intake checks are completed on all products, ingredients, and packaging.
  • Arrange Supplier performance reviews with Purchasing. Visit Suppliers as required
  • Ensure that both internal and external audit schedules are maintained, and audits are completed. Communicate audit corrective actions plans and ensure non-conformances are signed off within agreed time scales
  • Liaison with external legal enforcement agencies
  • Play a client facing role with customers.

What you'll need to succeed as Technical Manager

  • Proven track record operating as a Technical Manager
  • Experience of working within a high-volume frozen / chilled food environment
  • Experience of working with major retailers
  • In-depth HACCP knowledge
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Knowledge of Health, Safety & Environmental issues
  • The ability to negotiate
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Experience of managing a team
  • Computer literate
  • An understanding of lean manufacturing and continuous improvement.
  • Logical, systematic approach, conscientious with an eye for detail.
  • Self-motivated, have a can-do attitude, be energised by challenging, measurable goals and have the drive, enthusiasm and initiative to achieve results.

What to e hope you do next

Contact Paul Muir to discuss this in absolute confidence or send an updated CV via the link on the page

By applying for this role you accept the terms of processing, please find our privacy policy on our website

Apply for this Role

Interested in applying? Please leave your details in the fields provided.

Career consultancy worthy of referral.

Upload your CV