Technical Manager (Food) | Co Donegal

Posted 26 May 2023
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
DisciplineFood Manufacturing / FMCG Jobs
Contact NamePaul Muir

Job description

Technical Manager | Co Donegal

Vickerstock are proud to be working in partnership with our dynamic and ambitious food client with the appointment of a Technical Manager for their Donegal facility.

Producing innovative products and supplying the biggest and best grocers, convenience stores, and food outlets throughout the UK, Ireland, and international markets, this is a fantastic opportunity to take your career to the next level.

Your remit as the successful Technical Manager:
Your core responsibility is to develop, manage and operate procedures and ways of working that assure our Client is safely delivering a product that meets customer specifications, third-party accreditation, and regulatory requirements.

The role also has the responsibility to assure that procedures are in place to protect the Health & Safety of employees along with the responsibility to assure that Environmental regulations are complied with.

  • Development and maintenance of systems, procedures, and ways of working to meet customer, industry and regulatory requirements and specifications.
  • Delivering risk mitigation strategies for Technical Dept. to support the protection of customers and the brand, including rapid and decisive crisis management/mitigating actions.
  • Ensuring safe, secure and healthy working conditions for all workers, and that H&S safety risks are managed proactively.
  • Managing and maintaining integrated Quality Systems and related records including timely non-conformance processing and improvements.
  • Collaborating with internal and external customers, suppliers and third parties to improve Quality performance.
  • Maintaining excellent relationships with customers, external accreditation and regulatory bodies.
  • Leading the promotion of a 'Quality Culture' , identifying areas of process variability and nonconformance and proposing improvements.
  • Leading the Technical Team and developing its performance.

Your essential ingredients to be considered:

  • Educated to Degree level or equivalent.
  • 5 years' experience in FMCG food quality management
  • Qualified in Quality Management theory (TQM/6sigma/BRC/ISO9001).
  • Ability to lead, performance manage, motivate, and develop employees.
  • Strong analytical problem-solving and numeracy skills.
  • Competent with IT systems and the MS Office suite, including MS Project.
  • Excellent communication skills

And it would be even better if you had these:

  • Experience in Heath, Safety, and Environmental Regulations (IOSH LVL3/NEBOSH Gen Cert /ISO 45001) is Desirable
  • Auditing knowledge and Experience is Desirable

What we hope you do next:

Sound like the career move you've been after and would like to hear more, pick up the phone to Paul Muir now on T 028 9031 3720, or send an updated CV - in Word format - via the link on the page.

If this opportunity doesn't quite get the taste buds flowing but like me you are passionate about food, let's get a chat and see how I can help grow your career.