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Technical & Quality Manager

  • Location:

    Hereford

  • Sector:

    Food, Fresh Produce

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Luan Harrison

  • Job ref:

    LH 17529

  • Published:

    3 months ago

Technical & Quality Assurance Manager / Fresh Produce / Hereford

Competitive

We are work with a fantastic grower and packer of fresh produce supplying supermarkets across the UK.

Role

As a Technical & Quality Manager, you will play a pivotal role in maintaining the high-quality standards for the business. Reporting to the Packhouse Manager and Farm Manager, you'll lead a dynamic team and oversee the entire Technical Department. Your responsibilities will span quality management, food safety, regulatory compliance, and continuous improvement initiatives.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage Quality, Housekeeping, and Technical teams
  • Enhance and maintain Quality Management Systems.
  • Uphold and improve Food Safety Management Systems, including HACCP.
  • Champion an 'audit ready' approach, managing internal and external audits and accreditations.
  • Lead worker welfare standards, ensuring ethical policies are followed.
  • Drive innovations to enhance efficiency while upholding quality standards.
  • Liaise with customers, marketing groups, and import suppliers for technical queries.
  • Ensure compliant packaging specifications align with customer requirements.
  • Collaborate with the admin department and oversee the packaging department in coordination with the Packhouse Manager.
  • Collaborate with the Farm Manager on crop-picking plans based on quality and supermarket specifications.

The candidate:

For this role, you will currently be a Quality Manager or Technical Manager within a fresh produce business and ideally have fruit experience. You will have a proven track record of driving quality standards forward and improving processes within a business. You will have experience in leading audits and you will build good working relationships internally and externally within the business with a flexible approach to work.

How to Apply

If this sounds like you, please apply via the link. Alternatively, for a confidential chat about this exciting role, please get in touch with Luan on 01780 480530 or luan@morepeople.co.uk.