Head of Technical
Major growth aspirations – Major Career Opportunity !
Our client is a leading supplier of global fresh produce to the UK major retailers. They are proud of the relationships they have forged with growers in order to offer their customers the very best produce for their needs. Their experienced team pride themselves on a responsive, flexible and reliable service and aim to provide a truly fresh approach to large scale commercial relationships in the fresh produce sector.
Due to continued success, a career-defining opportunity has emerged to work as HEAD OF TECHNICAL for this leading supplier. This is a vital role which will require a significant contribution to help successfully deliver the business objectives. You will be expected to proactively drive forward and effectively communicate product and process innovation and quality standards with customers, also ensuring that third party suppliers meet strict company policy requirements. You will be a significant member of the Executive team with very strong customer facing ability.
- To take the lead on product, packaging and process innovation
- To proactively develop and nurture customer relationships
- To help the commercial team develop quality, safe, legal and innovative products
- To understand and exceed customer expectations
The Qualities we want to see
- Of graduate calibre
- Superb communication and negotiation skills
- A successful track record of strong retail relationship building
- Minimum five years fresh produce Technical experience
- Excellent people skills – ability to manage a team, with a major emphasis on development
- Confident decision maker and problem-solver
- Ability to remain calm under pressure
- A strong desire to progress career
- £To attract the best
To discuss this opportunity in complete confidence, apply via this website in the first instance or contact Ian Reed on 01284 715055 quoting reference 5113IR