Technical Manager

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Technical Manager

I am working with an independent, family-run and one of London's most respected butchers and meat wholesalers who are committed to changing the way people eat meat. My client supplys some of the best chefs and restaurants, and of course their loyal customers, with the very best of British meat rating highly in provenance, welfare, and flavour. This rapidly growing business is looking for a Technical manager who can really make a difference in this role through high delivery and continuous improvement. You will oversee all aspects of food safety and quality assurance within the business encompassing the full range of catering butchery operations and meat prep manufacturing. You will be tasked with establishing and monitoring food safety and quality procedures, with the overall goal of ensuring that our client are delivering high quality and safe products to their customers at all times Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities: As Technical Manager, you will lead and manage the production facility from a technical perspective to ensure all products are safe, legal and produced to exceed all internal and external specifications. Responsibilities include: •All technical and quality activities including frequent and continued presence on the production floor working collaboratively with the production team to ensure good practice •Lead the HACCP teams, ensuring regular reviews, maintenance of systems and implementations •Approve and monitor our suppliers •Investigate all food safety / quality non-conformance and ensure that corrective actions have been identified and closed out in a timely manner. •Ensure compliance with technical, hygiene and process standards •Ensure audits and projects are completed in line with customer and company schedules •Contribute to strategic improvements and development across factory operations •Ensure that the site meets all traceability and labelling law along with legal compliance of all food directives The Candidate: •Technical Management experience with food production •HACCP certified •Food hygiene qualification •Food safety auditing and product specification writing experience •Strong understanding of food safety and legal standards Benefits: •Salary is £40,000 - £50,000 which will be determined by experience and skill level. •Free staff lunches and onsite parking. Staff discount. •Company pension. Candidates with experience or relevant job titles of; QHSE Manager, Food Safety Inspector, Food Safety Auditor, SHEQ Coordinator, Health and Safety Auditor, Food Safety Assessor, Quality Manager, Quality Assurance Lead, Food Safety Supervisor, Quality Auditor, Continuous Improvement Manager and Quality Assurance Manager may also be considered for this role. Do you think this is the role for you? Please apply with your CV or if you would like more information please call Tracey Fleming on 0131 370 9191 or email tracey.fleming@alexandersteele.com