Technical Manager

circa £38,000 - £43,000


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Technical Manager required for a successful Food Manufacturing company based in the Wakefield area. Salary is circa £38,000 - £43,000 plus pension.

Arlington Moore Recruitment Agency is working exclusively on behalf of our prestigious food manufacturing client who is looking to appoint a Technical Manager. Our client is the largest manufacturing company of its’ kind in the UK. This business has a long standing relationship with its blue chip customer base and is growing rapidly. This is an exciting business with significant growth plans for the future and has been strengthening the senior team over recent years in order to provide a strong foundation to build further. With a centre of excellence and head office in West Yorkshire, this company also has a dedicated facility in York. In addition, the business also has facilities across further sites throughout the UK.

The Technical Manager will be responsible for managing technical risks and opportunities across the business, working with the General Managers and Site Quality Teams, managing change and driving a culture of quality across the sites. The business has a track record of developing people and is keen to recruit an individual with a strong experience and commitment to grow their role alongside the company. Key aspects of the role will include:-

Serve as a Food Technical expert representative across sites, teams and customers
Offer Technical and Quality support across the business driving change and improvement in practices, processes and results
Promotes, co-ordinates and harvests technical and quality knowledge and behaviours within the organisation
Defines, communicates and enforces quality standards
Offer strategic development from a technical and quality perspective
Ensures best utilisation of the systems and resources available in order to improve information, accuracy and trend improvements
With a food bias and demonstrated experience of change management
Strong food technical knowledge and delivery of BRC
Sustained delivery of quality KPI’s improving standards and reducing consumer complaints
Has a strong ‘presence’ handling difficult situations directly using appropriate respect for the individual
A strong leader of quality achieving excellence
Champions change and can effectively manage the implementation of new ideas
Reinforces team approach throughout and mentors technical teams
Ahead of the game with regard to changes in compliance requirements and all food legislation and customer’s technical requirements
Supports the business strategy and continually strives to deliver operational excellence

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a rapidly expanding company who strongly invest and value their employees and a real opportunity to be part of that growth.

Please note that we will try to respond to you, however if you have not heard from us within 7 days then you have been unsuccessful on this occasion. Please note that all applications are treated confidentially and on no occasion will we pass your CV on to a third party without speaking with you.

This role has been advertised by Arlington Manufacturing which is a division of Arlington Moore. Arlington Moore has been established since 2006 recruiting throughout the UK.

Additional Keywords:- Technical Manager, Technical Compliance Manager, Food Technical Manager, Food Compliance, Quality Manager, Quality and Technical Manager.


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