Group Head of Technical

Group Head of Technical

  • Are you an experienced technical manager within the chilled food category?
  • Do you have a strong desire to deliver the highest quality products for the largest retail partners?
  • Are you experienced in developing technical teams, policies and procedures within a multi-site manufacturing environment?

MacGregor Black is partnering with a chilled food business on the search for a Group Head of Technical. This is a perm role based in the North of England.
Key Responsibilities

  • Lead the multi-site technical department with diligence, independent judgment, and a values-led approach.
  • Leadership and development of the technical team across the business estate.
  • Align systems and processes across the cluster.
  • Working with the Leadership team, lead the development and delivery of the Food Safety & Quality culture across the business.
  • Develop appropriate KPI’s to monitor, maintain and drive continuous improvement.
  • Ensure transparent and strategic alignment with Customer expectations and requirements.
  • Develop and maintain strong customer relationships.
  • Serve as a trusted advisor on all Food Safety, quality, and technical matters related to the Cluster.
  • Optimise value across the technical estate.

What are we looking for?

  • MSc in Food Science, Microbiology, or a related field.
  • Proven senior leadership experience in a technical management role within the chilled food industry for 5+ years.
  • Knowledge of HACCP (Level 4 minimum), BRC, and other food safety management systems including customer (retailer) standards.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment.
  • Experience within chilled food production and can relate to the planned operational processes.

Salary – circa 110k + car allowance + benefits.

United Kingdom
Rob Blackburn

Rob Blackburn

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