Factory Technical Manager
Addo Food Group Ltd
Market Drayton, BG
5d ago

Factory Technical Manager

Type : Temporary - Full Time

Hours : Monday - Friday, 08 : 30am - 17 : 00pm

Salary : competitive

Site Technical Manager

Location : Market Drayton

Type : Maternity cover - Full Time, 12 months Fixed Term contract

Hours : Monday Friday, 08 : 30am 17 : 00pm

Salary : competitive

Palethorpes Bakery is an award-winning and market-share leading Chilled Savoury Pastry’ food manufacturer. We are currently looking for a Site Technical Manager to join our Technical Team on maternity cover 12-month Fixed Term contract.

This is a fast-paced role, so experience working in a similar role prior is essential.

Benefits :

A competitive rate of pay

Company Pension

24 days annual leave holiday entitlement

Free Car Parking

Formal and informal learning and development opportunities

A progressive working environment that puts its people at the heart of what it does

PPE will be provided

Responsibilities Include :

  • Ensure that the budgetary controls across the technical function are managed so business targets are met,
  • Ensure that a safe working environment exists for all employees,
  • Coach and develop direct reports to ensure the team is competent and capable of meeting current and future needs of the business,
  • To deputise for the Technical Controller as and when required,
  • To manage the technical function within the manufacturing unit ensuring all materials including finished products are safe and confirm to all relevant specification, legislation and customer requirements,
  • Maintain a documented Quality Management System that complies with all third-party standards, customer and Addo Group requirements,
  • Ensure all manufacturing procedures and processes are capable and appropriately controlled to assure production of finished products that are safe, legal and meet agreed quality standards,
  • Ensure that the appropriate technical governance and surveillance programmes are in place to ensure compliance with all customers, legal, safety, quality and integrity requirements,
  • Set stretching technical KPI targets and continuously review to ensure these are driving improved performance across the site,
  • Drive technical initiatives that will improve product quality, microbiological standards, complaints and conformance to QMS,
  • Interact with customers during site visits and audits, business reviews and other occasions,
  • What we are looking for :

  • Competent in use of customer portals
  • Ability to evaluate and interpret shelf-life results and other technical data
  • Expert in interpretation of customer codes of practise and delivery of BRC certification and / or equivalent certification standards
  • Project management
  • Demonstrates expertise in applying food legislation to manufacturing
  • Capable of identifying and solving root causes of complex problems
  • Managing and developing people
  • Ability to work under pressure, prioritise and manage a busy workflow
  • Demonstrate a flexible approach to role responsibilities
  • Desirable :

  • 3 years working in chilled FMCG food business
  • Worked in a similar role
  • Experience of maintaining a QMS
  • Experience of maintaining an internal audit system
  • Working knowledge of BRC Global standards and other accreditations
  • Experience at technologist level of working with a retailer
  • Demonstrates understanding of product integrity, safety and brand protection
  • Food Science / Technology or other related biological science degree
  • Advanced Food Hygiene 4 or equivalent
  • Level 4 HACCP certified
  • Lead Assessor
  • To apply please email your CV / resume to : recruitment.palethorpes addofoodgroup.com

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