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Assistant Technical Manager (Food Manufacturing) £35-45k. NORTH YORKSHIRE

Job Title: Assistant Technical Manager (Food Manufacturing) £35-45k. NORTH YORKSHIRE
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bedale, North Yorkshire
Salary: 35000 - 45000
REF: 82
Contact Name: Paul Card
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Job Published: almost 4 years ago

Job Description

For an overview, please call Paul Card on 01740 617667. 


Role Definition:  
To drive Technical focus and strategy for the site, ensuring effective maintenance of all relevant legal, third party and industry codes of practices and regulations. 
Managing the development of the Technical team delivering continuous improvement in products, process and personnel, ensuring successful customer and product management.

Reporting Relationships:   

         New role reporting directly to the TM.                                                                                                                     

Budget Responsibility:  

Ensure best value and cost effective use of resources to ensure efficiency on site

    Reporting to the Technical Manager
    Responsible for the day to day coordination of the technical process development team. 
    Ensuring all processes and procedures are fully compliant with BRC, legislative and customer codes of practice.
    Work with NPD/ Customers on concept development to ensure products are commercially viable.
    Lead projects & Ensure factory trials are well scheduled into production.
    Ensure customer specifications and new products ranges are delivered in a timely manner.
    In conjunction with the senior management team, contribute to the formulation of the business strategies for the company and create the company’s technical operating plans
    Actively promote adherence to Quality, Food Safety, GMP and HACCP standards to achieve a finished product within quality control specifications
    Manage the company’s quality standards and procedures, monitoring, controlling and updating existing quality systems
    Demonstrate skills and knowledge of HACCP, BRC, GMP, KPI’s.
    Provide continual leadership and guidance to team members for the purpose of increasing their effectiveness and establishing good working relationships
    Develop existing HACCP and TACCP systems in line with legislative requirements for the industry and recognised standards as appropriate
    Manage BRC, customer audits and conduct supplier compliance inspections 
    Monitor and Investigation of customer complaints ensuring close out actions and adherence to set targets
    Maintain systems for checking, validating and verifying process compliance
    Facilitate the development of analytical methods and sampling procedures
    Deliver Technical reports to the business and customers as required.
    Review Technical policies, procedures and standards ensuring legislative updates are applied and adhered to
    Manage external relationships with customer, laboratories or other organisations for the purpose of acquiring knowledge or access to technology 
    People management of the Technical team, supporting managers in employee relations matters and escalating where appropriate
    Manage the technical budget to meet business stratergies.    

Competency Requirements:  
Resilience    Never gives up.  Solutions driven.  Cost aware.     
Effective Execution    Makes things happen.     
Communication and Influencing Skills    Able to influence people at all levels, internal and external, through listening and adjusting communication style where required.     
Customer Focused    Understands the customer and is always seeking to improve quality and service for our internal / external stakeholders.     
Great Team Mate    Works with colleagues to do what is best for the Company as a whole, ahead of divisional, department or personal goals.  Wants to develop and help develop others.