Technical Manager - Bakkavor Desserts Newark

Technical Manager - Newark Desserts Competitive Salary Car Allowance Bonus Scheme 20% Private Healthcare (Including family) 25 days holiday Access to MyRewards (Company scheme offering local and national benefits & discounts) Group Pension (including employer contributions) First class training, fast moving environment & excellent career progression prospects We are the leading provider of fresh prepared food in the UK, with an international presence in the US and China. Our 19,000 employees operate from 39 locations, developing and producing innovative food for a wide variety of occasions and budgets. In the UK, we work with leading grocery retailers, focusing on their own label brands. Bakkavor Desserts is based in Newark, Nottinghamshire and specialises in making chilled desserts. The site employs over 1700 people and is one of four factories that are part of the Bakkavor Desserts sector in the UK. Working at the Bakkavor site in Newark and reporting directly into the Head of Technical for Desserts, the Technical Manager will be responsible for defining the technical strategy at site alongside managing 3 direct reports. You will be a self-motivated and organised individual with previous experience in a chilled food environment. This role will ensure that relationships are developed with suppliers, retailers and internally. You will be integral in developing the Food Safety & Quality systems ensuring they are compliant with retailer's codes of practice & 3rd party standards. Requires Skills & Experience: Experience working with food retailers Demonstrates strong people management skills Previous experience within a similar Technical Management role in a FMCG environment Extensive practical experience of HACCP, BRC & retailers code of practice Food Science degree would be desirable Computer Literate in all Microsoft packages Understanding of Good Hygiene working practises This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/91598705

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