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Technical Manager (Food)

  • Location:

    Monaghan

  • Sector:

    Food Production & FMCG

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Next Generation

  • Contact email:

    kate.curran@nextgeneration.ie

  • Job ref:

    JOB-13768_1715071870

  • Published:

    14 days ago

Job Description: Technical Manager

Location: Monaghan, Ireland
Type: Full-Time

Company Overview:
Our client is a well-established SME in the food industry, known for its commitment to quality and innovation. They are seeking a skilled Technical Manager to join their team in Monaghan and lead the quality management initiatives at their facility.

Role Overview:
The Technical Manager will play a critical role in ensuring the highest standards of quality and safety across the production site. This role involves leading a small team and developing, implementing, and maintaining a Quality Management System (QMS) to uphold the company's quality standards and compliance with relevant regulations.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop, implement, and maintain a robust Quality Management System (QMS) in line with industry standards and regulations.
  • Lead, mentor, and manage a small technical team to achieve quality objectives and foster a culture of continuous improvement.
  • Monitor and evaluate the quality and safety of products throughout the production process.
  • Conduct regular audits and inspections to ensure compliance with internal and external quality standards.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to identify areas for quality improvement and drive initiatives to enhance product quality and safety.
  • Investigate and resolve quality-related issues in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Ensure compliance with food safety regulations and standards, including HACCP and BRC.
  • Maintain accurate documentation and records related to quality management.
  • Provide technical expertise and support to other departments as needed.
  • Stay up to date with industry trends and regulatory changes to maintain the company's competitive edge.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree in Food Science, Food Technology, or a related field.
  • Proven experience in a quality management role within the food industry.
  • Strong knowledge of food safety regulations and quality standards, including HACCP and BRC.
  • Excellent leadership and team management skills.
  • Analytical mindset with strong problem-solving abilities.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Attention to detail and ability to work under pressure.
  • Proficiency in using quality management software and tools

The Next Step for you:

Should this position be of interest to you please forward your CV to Kate Curran from Next Generation Recruitment or alternatively call on the main line on 016629120

Next Generation are specialists in Supply Chain, Procurement, Engineering, Quality, Technical and Operation (permanent, contract and temporary) positions.

Applications are in strict confidence.