Our Client is an established & successful supplier of Fresh Produce, supplying to an exciting customer base across retail, wholesale, and food service arenas. We currently offer an exciting opportunity to join the technical team as Soft Fruit Technical Manager.

Reporting to and working alongside the Head of Technical, the position of Technical Manager offers the opportunity to take responsibility for a dedicated category; Soft Fruit and the site based technical management, to accompany the management of key customers and suppliers in a fundamental position that allows the team to work efficiently, positively, and with support to achieve success. Working as a key part of the driven food technical team, this individual will ensure the company continues to drive business forward, meeting a high level of standards, interacting across all departments and levels.

Key responsibilities;

Technical team management, with a motivating and supportive approach

Build and maintain positive & honest customer and supplier relations

Maintain Food Safety, Quality, Allergen & Training policies

Ensure raw material and finished product testing

Lead, develop and manage the HACCP team

Develop and manage the QMS

We require;

Positive team management experience is key

Experience gained in a site and customer / supplier technical position

Fresh Produce exposure, Soft Fruit awareness being essential

Confident with quality / technical systems & procedures including BRC, HACCP, Auditing, and Food Safety.

Driving Licence required

Salary; c£45-50k

Location; Kent


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