Overview

We currently offer a fantastic opportunity for a passionate technical individual to join a successful Fresh Produce supplier, who are at the forefront of their product categories within the industry, supplying UK Retailers with the best produce from Worldwide Growers. Due to continued success, we are delighted to offer the opportunity of Assistant Technical Manager to become an integral member of the team, with a focus on dedicated retail accounts.

The position of Assistant Technical Manager will gain the exciting opportunity to take ownership of a key fruit product category, working closely with a retail customer to ensure all aspects of product quality are meeting requirements, through the proactive and positive communication with suppliers, commercial colleagues, and customers. As a member of the customer-facing technical team, the successful individual will also gain the additional opportunity to work with and support the Senior Technical Manager across a highly buoyant product category, gaining invaluable product, customer, and technical knowledge and insight.
Becoming an integral part of the customer focused technical management team, the successful individual will;
Achieve specific targets and KPIs on technical issues and ensure customers are satisfied at all times
Work with suppliers to ensure compliance, efficiency, and effective communication to ensure the successful supply of quality products
Take responsibility for a dedicated retail customer and product category, to ensure product satisfaction, compliance, and continued successful customer relations

Requirements;
Experience gained within the Food and/or Fresh Produce sectors, with exposure to fruit categories proving beneficial
Exposure to retail customers and/or the supply of product to retail customers, with knowledge of retail expectations
Previous experience gained within a quality and/or technical position, with a passion for customer satisfaction
Confident within supplier management, with the ability to discuss and resolve any product quality issues
High level of communication skills, with a passionate and professional approach

This is a fantastic opportunity for a technical and customer focused individual to join a highly driven and progressive business within the Fresh Produce sector, with the potential to travel and further develop key customer accounts.

Location; Kent
Salary; Attractive Salary & Company Benefits

Please call Aimi or Louise to discuss the role of Assistant Technical Manager / Technical Manager / Customer Technical Manager / Retail Technologist / Customer Technologist on 01284 735575 or alternatively please send a CV in application to info@tailormaderesources.co.uk