A highly respected, specialist fruit produce business, our client sources fruit worldwide, packing, marketing and distributing throughout the UK. Their success and business acumen has made them a highly respected supplier and employer within their sector and they now seek an enthusiastic and fresh produce experienced Technical Manager to join their team.
In this role you will take full responsibility for all technical areas relating to product safety, legality and quality and proactively manage relationships accordingly with customers. You will consider all options to raise standards and give a point of difference. You will also need to help the quality team successfully manage day to day product quality. Extensive experience of managing BRC, HACCP and PPU’s are a pre-requisite. You would be working alongside the Commercial Team on a day to day basis looking after current customers and assisting in the development of new customers. Taking a leading approach to supplier technical compliance in accordance to customer requirements.
The ideal candidate will be able to represent the organisation in the UK and as necessary overseas, liaising with suppliers, fellow employees and customers.
Excellent inter-personnel, IT and communication skills are essential.
An aptitude for dealing with people of different nationalities and cultures in an assertive, confident and natural manner is also desirable.
Experience in the fresh produce sector is essential – preferably within fruit.
If you are a proven produce Technical Manager, looking for a new challenge with an exciting company we want to hear from you!
Proven customer experience is essential for this role. Other skills such as a can do approach and the ability to communicate at all levels is as important for this role as your qualifications.