Head of Technical - Willand | 29354 | Zoek UK
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Head of Technical
Willand, Devon, England
Permanent (Full time)
Head of Technical
Competitive Salary + Excellent Benefits + Prospects
Monday to Friday
When you join 2 Sisters, you will become part of the UK’s largest food manufacturer with ambitious plans and as such you can look forward to working with a whole bunch of talented colleagues with a shared passion for quality, service and most importantly food.
UK Poultry represents more than half of 2 Sisters’ business by sales. The division employs over 9,000 people working in a chilled environment to process poultry products which are then marketed to UK consumers via major retailers.
ABOUT THE ROLE:
As Head of Technical you will report into the Site Director, you will have full responsibility of the Quality and Technical teams on site to drive and champion the sites technical strategy. You will ensure the teams are correctly skilled to be successful in ensuring product quality and adherence to the customer specifications. You will lead the technical function for the site ensuring legislative compliance to food safety is met, making sure procedures are in place to manage food hygiene, safety and quality systems . HACCP,GMP. Making sure technical activities on site are robustly structured and managed to comply with relevant industry standards and all associated retailer codes of practice.
You will engage directly with our customers including M&S, Sainsburys, Asda and Aldi etc establishing clear and timely communication, making decisions based on sound evidence/judgment and maintaining a positive attitude to get all issues resolved. You will also engage directly with the regulators.
Can you do it? Yes you can, if you’re fanatical about food, thrive under pressure and have the can-do spirit that’s created our success. Bring those qualities, with the following and you will have the recipe for success:
* An experienced Technical Manager or Head of Technical with a background in a food manufacturing environment (ideally a fast-paced, chilled environment)
* Poultry/Meat experience would be desirable
* Strong major retailer experience
* Primary processing knowledge (essential)
* Customer focussed and commercially aware
* The scope to influence at all levels
* Experience developing training matrixes and building site teams.
* Man-management experience
* Food Science degree (desirable)
* Food safety and hygiene qualifications
WHO ARE WE AND WHAT IS IN IT FOR YOU?
2 Sisters Food Group is one of the UK’s biggest food manufacturers providing great tasting products to the nation, from chicken to cookies and pizza to pies!
With over 20 sites in England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland, you have the opportunity and flexibility to pick your ideal location.
We employ over 18,000 staff, all of whom have the opportunity to progress as we focus on promoting from within and you can be part of that too.
Knowing that our business is only as good as the people we employ, we ensure that we invest in people like you to enhance skills and professional development.
We want to make YOU the future of our business.