​Technical Manager

Location Suffolk
Discipline: Agriculture, Farming, Food & Fresh Produce
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £ £30,000 - £40,000 DOE
Contact name: Emma Ashmore

Contact email: emma@agrifj.co.uk
Job ref: 13822EA
Published: 4 months ago

​Technical Manager

The Company: Leading fresh produce company.

The Industry: Food, Farming, Fresh Produce, Technical, Management, Agriculture

Purpose of the Job: This exciting technical role has become available due to succession and growth.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Management of the technical team to ensure compliance of food safety, quality and legality at all times.

  • Maintain and develop the Quality Management and HACCP systems to ensure that both customer and legal obligations are delivered.

  • Manage, conduct and maintain all third party accreditations and specifically BRC.

  • Manage customer, internal and supplier audits to achieve successful outcomes.

  • Manage and resolve all technically related customer queries, carrying out thorough investigations and corrective actions.

  • Ensure that all supplier, internal and customer specifications are accurate and up to date.

  • Manage supplier approval on an ongoing basis.

  • Ensure site hygiene standards are met at all times.

Ideal Person Skills and Qualifications:

Technical strengths:

  • Ideally experienced in the food ingredients sector.

  • A degree in Food Science or substantial sector relevant experience.

  • Knowledge and experience of HACCP and BRC standards.

  • Well-developed organisational and analytical skills with a keen eye for detail.

  • Understanding the needs of retailers.

Personal qualities:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate with a wide range of people.

  • Well-developed commercial awareness with a proven ability to manage customer and supplier relationships.

  • Good team player with proven ability to work within and across teams.

  • Clear understanding and commitment to the business.

Salary Package: Highly competitive depending on experience.

How to apply: Please send your CV and cover letter to; Emma@agriFJ.co.uk

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Agricultural and Farming Jobs are an established specialist Agricultural Recruitment business with offices based in rural Worcestershire. We have a specialist and dedicated Headhunting Recruitment Division as well as a specialist Jobs Advertising Division. We recruit specifically for all roles within the Agricultural industry and support the recruitment needs of all related clients including; Farms, Agricultural Machinery, Fresh Produce, Food, Horticultural, Equestrian, Finance and Veterinary companies on an International basis. We offer an exceptional service with a personable, yet highly professional approach. Please contact our office for further information on 01527 878550.