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Technical Manager

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: : BBBH108074
  • Location: England, Lancashire
  • Sector: Build, Site Management & Planning, Built Environment
  • Salary: £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
  • Date posted: 06/06/2017
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Technical Manager - £50,000 + benefits - East Lancashire - Bakery

My client is a rapidly expanding family business and this is an exciting time for a Technical Manager to join and to play a key role in the next phase of the company's development. The company is in the process of securing a number of new customers and is looking for a Technical Manager who can operate at the highest level.

Reporting to the Operations Director, the successful will have full responsibility for the site's Technical Function. They will ensure that all hygiene & GMP standards are achieved. They will have responsibility for all external audits (BRC / Customers) and will work to RSPO and RTRS requirements on the supply side.

Key Responsibilities:

* Continuous improvement of technical and quality
* QMS management (including HACCP)
* Customer relationships, product QAS, packaging/artwork
* Delivering customer specifications with the Specifications Technologist
* Handling customer complaints and delivering complaint reduction
* Upholding all quality, technical and hygiene standards.
* Managing the Specifications Technologist's handling of the approved supplier list
* Keeping on top of supplier performance
* Mitigating cross-contamination risk and ensuring allergen control
* Training staff (HACCP, Hygiene, Food Safety, company procedures, new BRC standards etc.)
* Reducing non-conformance
* Keeping senior management informed of important developments in food legislation
* Working with NPD to ensure the smooth launch of new products.
* Responsibility for Lab testing, EHO, Pest Control, Shelf Life Testing
* Quality and tasting panel with customers
* Full management responsibility for your team (Technical, Quality, Hygiene), including training, SMART targets and appraisals
* Working towards the company's broader goals, and with other departments to share best practice

For more information or to apply for this role, please contact Gilbert Gregory on 0161 227 4918 or

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