Technical Lead / Head of Technical - Food manufacturer

Location: Cumbria, England Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + car, bonus
Sector: Food and FMCG Type: Permanent

A market leading food manufacturer is presenting a brand new opportunity within their business to join them as Technical Lead. As Technical lead you will be based at their site in Cumbria but also be responsible for all aspects of Technical and Quality over their Scotland and Cumbria site. You will be part of the Executive Leadership team, reporting directly to the Operations Director. This is a business on an ambitious transformation journey and they are looking for this role to strengthen the already great team driving this change.

As Technical Lead you will be responsible for leading and managing the technical functions across the GB sites. You will also be responsible for the performance and the overall development of the function and customer relationship management. You will also be responsible for implementing and overseeing the Group Technical and Quality strategy and operations. As well as this you will be focused on ensuring the delivery of a world class technical and quality function is in place.

We are looking for proven Technical Managers/ Directors or Quality Managers who are ready to take the next step up. You must have proven food manufacturing industry experience and understand ISO, BRC and HACCP standards. Previously experience of working with retailers is also very important.

On offer for the role is a starting salary of circa £65,000 which is flexible dependant on the successful candidates skills and experience plus a generous benefits package including car and bonus.

This is an urgent role with shortlisting occurring now so if you would like to be considered please apply online to Brooke Hopcroft at Huxley Engineering ASAP in order to avoid disappointment.

NB This role may be suitable to, but is not limited to, the following job titles: Technical Director, Technical Lead, Head of Technical, Quality Manager, Quality Director, Head of Quality.

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