Job Vacancies - Technical Manager

Closing Date: 27th November 2020 @ 5pm

Clove Drops Sweets on the production line

We are currently looking for an experienced Technical Manager to join the team at Crilco Confections Ltd

Reporting to the Operations and Sales and Marketing Directors, the post holder will be responsible for developing and implementing the technical systems that ensure product quality, safety, and legality (at, and above, the standards required by customers and enforcement agencies). The Technical Manager will be a key member of the site Management team.

Required job skills

  • Maintain, develop and review the Quality Management System to ensure compliance with all industry standards, customer codes of practice and legal requirements.

  • Oversee the day to day running of the technical department within production areas, including accurate and timely completion of all checks and associated paperwork / electronic forms.

  • Lead all food safety audits and play a client facing role with customers.

  • Liaison with external legal enforcement agencies.

  • HACCP team leader.

  • Carry out internal audits as required.

  • Carry out root cause investigation into internal and external non-conformances.  Ensure all corrective actions arising from audits are documented and closed out in a timely and satisfactory manner.

  • Develop and support QC teams.

  • Liaise with relevant departments and internal sites to maintain effective production and food safety compliance.

  • Ensure all laboratory sampling and micro trending of results and management of retests are completed and accurate.

  • Ensure Hygiene at site is to a high standard to ensure compliance and prevent GMP issues.

  • Identify issues in relation to building fabrication, GMP, site controls and food safety issues and ensure these are translated to the management team as required.

  • Maintain good working relationships with all customers and ensure all issues are dealt with in a timely manner and translated to the wider organisation as required.

  • Ensure that team structure is communicated with clear roles and responsibilities – playing a role in recruitment, induction, and training.

What you will need to succeed as a Technical Manager

  • 3 years proven experience in a Quality Management environment.

  • Sound working knowledge of BRC and customer codes of practice, and industry standards.

  • Ability to provide sound technical knowledge on all food safety issues.

  • The ability to influence people at all levels, internal and external.

  • Experience of working with major retailers.

  • In-depth HACCP knowledge.

  • Strong problem-solving skills.

  • Knowledge of Health, Safety & Environmental issues.

  • The ability to negotiate.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Experience of managing a team.

  • Computer literate.

  • An understanding of lean manufacturing and continuous improvement.

  • The successful candidate will be self-motivated, have a can-do attitude, be energised by challenging, measurable goals and have the drive, enthusiasm and initiative to achieve results.
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What we have to offer

  • Industry competitive salary

  • Progressive business

  • On site parking

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