Head of Technical
Based in Kent our client has become one of the UK’s leading contract packers of Fresh Produce for major UK retailers. Our client understands the brand values their customers aspire to and continually strive to deliver an outstanding service to all key stakeholders.
A career-defining opportunity has now emerged to work as HEAD OF TECHNICAL for this category-leading supplier. This is a vital role which will require a significant contribution to help successfully deliver their business objectives. You will lead the technical function to ensure that high standards of day-to-day quality, safety and legality are up-held and exceeded where possible.
As a member of the senior leadership team you will have a significant contribution to business discussions and decision making.
You will be expected to manage the central technical function to ensure consistent high levels of food safety are maintained. You will ensure all internal quality systems are aligned to key customers and industry standards.
You will proactively manage all major retail customers ensuring company developments, conformance and product/process innovation is clearly and successfully communicated at the highest level.
You must be able to demonstrate the following :
- A recognised food science (or related) qualification (Min BSc)
- Minimum 5 years experience as a Senior Technical Manager in the food/fresh/chilled produce sector supplying to at least two of the major retailers
- Minimum 3 years experience in managing and leading people
- Comprehensive experience of managing QAS/HACCP/HARA/TPPS & BRC
This is a great company going through an exciting period of growth and looking for a dynamic and experienced individual with strong leadership and communication skills that will help drive their Technical agenda forward.
For a confidential chat about this role, please give Ian Reed a call at Redfox immediately on 01284 715055 quoting ref: 4974IR
Location : Kent
A senior-level remuneration package with excellent benefits commensurate with the seniority of this position awaits the successful candidate.