Factory Technical Manager

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Factory Technical Manager

Alexander Steele are working in partnership with a well established Food Manufacturer based in Suffolk, our client has, despite the obvious challenges, continued to evolve and develop their business, alongside a multi-million pound further investment, they have recently restructured the Technical Team and created a role for a Factory Technical Manager. This is a No.2 role in the Technical division reporting into the Head of Technical, this role will have responsibility over 4 direct reports and you will deputise for the Head of Technical in their absence. My client are manufacturing food products for the retail sector and have already launched a number of new products with more planned as part of the investment strategy. You will work Monday to Friday and the salary on offer is £45k plus benefits.  The Role You will ensure full compliance to the BRC standard, all retailer manufacturing standards, codes of practice and current industry legislation. A key part of the role is that both the Factory & Technical functions are kept up to date on all food safety & legislative changes, taking into consideration their implications for the site & raw materials used. You will manage the day to day activities of the QA department, QMS and the specification coordinator/administrator to ensure that all factory processes/products and retailer specifications are maintained in good order and are kept up to date as well as ensuring internal and external customers technical data is kept up to date and maintained. Also you will support the Quality Manager in the ‘translation’ of all document-controlled paperwork for the factory You will be responsible for the supplier approval/VACCP/TACCP/Internal audit data base(s) including raw material risk assessment ensuring that both the site and retailer codes of practice are adhered too. Ideally you will have a background of working within Chilled Food manufacturing and you will also have clear evidence of managing a QA/Tech team. So if this role is of interest then please forward me your CV by applying through this advert, if you want to discuss the opportunity in more detail then please call Giuseppe Leo at Alexander Steel directly or email him confidentially. We look forward to hearing from you.