Head of Technical Ref: HT/896/52
FMCG Food / Drink - Manufacturing
up to £90k base

Job Title: 
Head of Technical Ref: HT/896/52
Job Type: 
Director
Job sector: 
FMCG Food / Drink
Manufacturing
Location: 
UK
Base Salary: 
up to £90k base
Bonus: 
Full executive package and bonus
Hours: 
Permanent
reference: 
HT/896/52
About this position: 

Our client is a leading Red Meat processing group who supply primary and added value products to a variety of markets including Grocery and QSR/ Foodservice across Europe. Due to promotion, our client is looking to recruit a technical lead for their flagship UK site.

The Role: 
  • Reporting directly to the Site Director and working closely alongside site operational and commercial teams you will have overall accountability for product quality, safety and customer service.

 

  • Will ensure site quality standards meet all regulatory, customer and third party standards and report to management on all areas of potential risk.

 

  • Will led a multifunctional team with 5 direct reports and act as a key liaison with customers on a regular basis.

 

  • Will work alongside commercial and operational peers and directors to implement group continuous improvement and standardisation initiatives.
The Person: 
  • Ideally holding a degree level food science qualifications, you will be an experienced quality/technical manager with significant experience in the food sector. Direct red meat/ protein experience is preferred however not essential and would suit alternative added value food expertise.

 

  • Will have extensive experience supplying the UK Grocers with a solid understanding of industry technical/ food safety requirements.

 

  • With proven team leadership experience, you will be commercially astute with the gravitas to represent the business at a senior level, especially with customers.