SCANTEC PERSONNEL LIMITED 16 Hestham Cres, Morecambe, Morecambe, Lancashire LA4 4QF, UK
Jan 19, 2017Full time
Trainee Technical Manager (Manufacturing) £26,000 - £30,000 plus benefits Commutable from: Salford, Trafford, Stockport, Altrincham, Manchester, Wilmslow, Macclesfield A leading, exciting, fast-growing global company is currently seeking a Trainee Technical Manager to work alongside the Global Technical Director as a mentor to a Technical Manager position. The company is rapidly growing and is aiming to double the current turnover within the next five years. This role will involve travel overseas to other sites in Europe, USA, Asia, Australia and the Middle East, therefore, a clean passport with no travel restrictions is essential. There will be approximately 2 - 6 trips a year and will vary from two days to two weeks. This role involves a wide remit of responsibilities and major opportunities for career improvement into senior management. Trainee Technical Manager key responsibilities include: Assisting the Global Technical Director on trips to suppliers` factories. Completing specification forms and in ensuring all specification forms are kept up to date. Maintaining and developing the `Nutritional Bible` ensuring all nutritional standards and recorded and maintained. Manage, grow and develop the Nutritional standards to meet business needs Developing and maintaining the `Technical Specification Documentation` for every product Assisting the development team and the factory nutritionists to develop new products Assisting supplier development, working with suppliers in a collaborative manner to hold them to and improve the quality and consistency of products that we source from them Being involved in checking our supplier`s own audits including ethical and environmental standards. Manage the liaison with client on the technical/quality aspects of the business. Ensure completion of raw materials matrix. Capture and process complaints, ensure timely communication with the relevant client Technologist and internal operational team as required. Ensure complaints are investigated fully Manage and maintain the client action log internally. Timely feedback to client to close off action log issues. Timely completion of questionnaires and reports. Ensure packaging changes are approved by site technical team before implementation. Attendance at all new production runs. Collate and set out technical validation plans. Ensure validation data is conveyed to client in a regular and timely manner. Participate in technical KPI reviews. Support site staff with safe project implementation/meeting implementation plans. Communicate weekly updates on planned implementations to client. Ensure trial samples are sent to client for their assessment and approval. You will ideally be a Nutrition graduate or food Science graduate / equivalent with experience working in a Technical Coordinator / Technical Officer / Quality Manager position with a broad range of technical experience in a food manufacturing environment. You must have man management skills as you will be working with the other members of the technical team as well as other key department which include marketing and finance. You will ideally have a working knowledge of BRC and ISO standards, have proven customer interaction skills as well as well developed IT skills including Databases, Word, Excel, Power point and Outlook. You will have proven analytical and problem solving skills. Applications via CV submission only. If you have not heard from us within 5 working days, please assume your application has been unsuccessful at this time. Due to high levels of applications we are unable to provide individual feedback to candidates. Scantec is the 3rd Largest Technical Agency in UK - ``Recruitment International Magazine 2015`` and specialises in the Manufacturing, IT, Technical, Engineering and Scientific Sectors. Scantec provide highly qualified and experienced personnel in a compliant and professional manner on both a permanent and temporary assignment basis. Due to the high volume of applications Scantec receives it is not always possible to acknowledge every application. Shortlisted applicants will be contacted within 28 days. If you don`t hear from us within 28 days your application has not been shortlisted at this time, to be considered for future vacancies please register with us on our website.