Technical Manager

Depending on experience
17 Oct 2016
31 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
LOCATION: Carlisle
JOB TITLE: Technical Manager
SALARY: Depending on experience
WORKING HOURS: Full time – 08:00 to 16:45 – Monday to Friday

THE COMPANY: Our client is a long established family owned company based in Carlisle who operate across a number of sites in Cumbria and the North East. They are proud fifth generation company that offer a first class delivery service to caterers and pride themselves on providing outstanding customer service. Now employing over 300 people we are now looking to recruit a Technical Manager.

TECHNICAL MANAGER ROLE:The ideal candidate will have technical experience in a chilled meat or food manufacturing environment and possess degree level qualifications or equivalent within a food related subject, including ideally an audit qualification.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Managing the day to day running of the Quality Assurance Department
  • Maintaining the quality manual and pre-requisite programmes to recognized standards with regards to hygiene, temperatures, traceability, specifications, food labelling, etc
  • Maintaining the HACCP program
  • Liaising with bodies such as environment health and trading standards
  • Handling third party site audits
  • Liaising with departmental managers ensuring that all technical and quality systems meet appropriate standards
  • Maintaining food hygiene training programmes

THE CANDIDATE: Previous working experience as a Technical Manager or Managing capacity in food is essential. You must have excellent communication skills, be assertive and be competent in Microsoft Packages.

Key experience essential for the role:
  • Previous experience in a similar position
  • Ideally to hold a degree in a food related subject or equivalent
  • Possessing an audit qualification would be desirable
  • Strong knowledge of HACCP
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills
  • Able to commute to Carlisle

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