Technical Manager

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Job Sector:
Transport, Logistics
Salary Description:
TalentSpa Recuitment
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Technical Manager

Location: London, SW19 3HX

Salary: Competitive

Hours of Work: 40 hours per week (Mon-Fri)

About the Company:

Solstice is a distribution company with a difference, supplying London's Restaurants, Hotels, bars & Catering companies with fresh seasonal produce 7 days a week.

Our passion at Solstice is about selecting the finest ingredients, meticulously sourced (mostly by Philip himself) whether they are from the Lincolnshire fens or the great Parisian market Rungis, Milan or humble market gardens.

We are now seeking an experienced Technical Manager to lead the technical and quality function of the business. To be responsible for the high care manufacturing ready eat products produced. To manage the quality assurance audit (internal and external), to ensure the food safety, quality and legality of the products imported and manufactured at the site is seen to with due diligence.

Technical Manager Role:

The Technical Manager will be the owner of HACCP and Quality management systems and ensure they are up to date and fit for purpose at all times and review mechanism and suitable control. Ensuring QA sampling schedules are in place and met to maintain the company's due diligence and to host customer, EHO, TSO and 3rd party audit visits as required.

Technical Manager Responsibilities:

* Manage the handling of customer's complaints and ensure corrective action is taken when it is required.
* Manage documents control for the site and records, keeping in line with due diligence requirement.
* Operate a regular quality review to set improvements, targets and communicate initiatives.
* Carry out assessments of suppliers on risk assessed basis.
* Overseeing that SALSA and BRC standard accreditation bodies legal requirements are in place.
* Manage appropriate KPI's together with suitable targets that promote continuous improvement.
* Ensure finished products specifications are available for all products. All specification must be signed, agreed, maintained and reviewed to an appropriate frequency.
* Ensure that the technical structure meets business needs

* Plan projects , works to critical paths and develop the category
* Communicate directly with suppliers and Supplier Management
* To be the main Technical contact for the business

Technical Manager Requirements:

* Minimum of 3 year's experience in a food industry
* Have a proven track record in leading Technical activity for a site
* Understanding of key food safety controls including microbiological criteria, allergens and additives
* Previous experience of auditing standards such as Salsa, BRC, Global Gap or RTA
* Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel & PowerPoint
* Excellent communication skills
* Be able to communicate effectively both internally and externally

Technical Manager Benefits:

* Permanent Contract
* 28 days paid annual leave
* Enrolment in to Pension Scheme
* Reward Gateway

If you meet the Technical Manager requirements and feel the role would be a good fit for you, then please apply today!

Contact Details:
TalentSpa Recuitment
Tel: 0844 8700 926
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