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Technical Manager - Hybrid Working

17/01/22 Dublin Neg

Permanent full-time

A unique food business operating within the wellness space which has captured the global market is now looking to recruit a full time permanent Technical Manager in Dublin. Are you interested in working for a global brand bringing their Technical function to the next level? If so please send your CV for immediate review.

Excellent salary and autonomy with this opportunity.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Build strong relationships with third parties across all product categories
  • Drive third party contract manufacturer approval and monitoring programme
  • Ensure that all copackers in conjunction with the NPD Team develop documented Product & Packaging quality attributes prior to first production run
  • Manage specifications for all products
  • Assist in the development of a robust TACCP / VACCP Risk assessment
  • Implement a rolling annual schedule with Contract Manufacturers to review all products against specification with all actions closed out and projects initiated as required
  • Lead the Product Recall / Withdrawal Team with scheduled challenges with copacker sites to complete mass balance and trace exercise
  • Support and drive the Quality agenda and build strong working relationships with other Departments (R&D, Technical, Procurement, Planning, Projects, HR, Commercial, Marketing)
  • Develop and implement a Critical Food Safety Risk Assessment process
  • Support the Commercial and NPD Teams to develop robust pack claims which meet regulatory requirements in all regions
  • Lead quarterly Quality Reviews with the Senior Leadership Team
  • Drive compliance of legal and brand requirements to produce safe and trusted quality products
  • Ensure that customer complaints and non conformances are effectively closed
  • Assist in development of quality and food safety policies and standards for new product introduction to copackers, working with designated counterparts within copacker sites
  • To assist in the development and sharing of best practices of emerging issues/initiatives
  • Work with Senior Team to support Copacker Quality Programme to develop long term strategic direction
  • Develop strong external links with suitable professional organizations to drive best practice, influence industry direction and build our peer relationships

Key Experience and Skills needed:

  • Minimum of an Honours Science degree in Food Science/Quality Management
  • Minimum of 5 years Quality Management experience in a food manufacturing environment preferably at group level dealing with multiple sites or copackers
  • Knowledge and experience implementing Quality Systems, BRC Global Food Safety Standard and Retailer Standards
  • Strong knowledge of HACCP, TACCP/VACCP/Food Fraud
  • Strong regulatory knowledge for both product and process
  • Quality risk-based thinking and decision-making ability
  • Strong computer application skills (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
  • Remote auditing experience
  • Collaborative “can do” attitude
  • Self starter who can work to critical path targets
  • Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team
  • Demonstrate significant leadership experience in a technical role in the food industry

At Quorum Search Partners we respect your privacy. Your CV is sent to us in complete confidence and will never be forwarded to a third party without your consent. 

 

Please apply by sending your CV to Carmel McCabe-Curran at cmccabe@qsp.ie or call for more information.

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