Overview

Our Client is one of the UK’s largest Importers and Distributors in their sector within the Food Industry, supplying a variety of customers nationwide, including the major retailers. We now offer an exciting & new opportunity for an experienced Supplier Technical Manager to join the business in a key position.

Reporting to the Technical Director, this Supplier Technical Manager position will be cross-functional, with a focus on supplier management to ensure a smooth, reliable, and accurate supply of product to the business. The position will ensure customer standards are met, communicating the requirements to suppliers, and managing the supplier relationships, approval programme, and TACCP & VACCP studies. With a hands-on, enthusiastic approach, the Supplier Technical Manager will support the technical team to achieve BRC & participate with HACCP, ensure an efficient & accurate traceability system, support due diligence procedures, and support within NPD & communicate with customers accordingly.

This is an excellent opportunity to join an established Food business, in a key supplier focused position. With the autonomy to work across all departments, and have regular customer & supplier contact, this individual will be confident in ability, approachable in nature, and assertive in decision making. With experience in a similar supplier management function, knowledge & confidence in a fast-paced Food supply environment is key, to accompany a high level of IT skills, and the flexibility to travel when required, with no passport or visa restrictions. With regular travel abroad, previous exposure to supplier auditing, pesticides, and SEDEX would be desired to achieve success confidently in this position.

To discuss the position of Supplier / Technical Manager further, please call our team or alternatively submit an up to date CV.