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Technical Manager

Job description

We are currently seeking an experienced Manager with background in FMCG sector to join Irish leader in food production.

Job Responsibilites:

  • Leading the HACCP team and assist in the delivery of the HACCP and Food Safety Management Systems.
  • Assisting the Site Technical Manager in delivering and maintaining the required standards.
  • Support the Operations team on day to day activities.
  • Liaise and provide support to the customer and suppliers as required. 
  • Liaise and provide support to DAFM as required ensuring all documentation and sampling requirements  are achieved.
  • Lead site audits, customer visits, supplier visits, and visits from regulatory bodies. 
  • Undertake hygiene, GMP, fabrication, foreign body, glass audits, internal and external systems audits.
  • Coordinate non-conformance findings.
  • Review and implement Technical Systems, procedures and practices and recommend changes for improvement and alignment.
  • Develop and review Technical related procedures, toolbox talks and recommend changes for improvement. Develop and deliver Technical training programs as required. Coach and mentor junior members of Technical team.
  • Attendance, actions, review and improvement opportunities from RACI, EPD, Specification Review and Management, Pre-Production, First Production, Technical acceptance tests, NLAF requirements. 
  • Approve artworks, update and approve legal label information as required.
  • Manage, approve and issue product and raw material specifications, internal product specifications, customer specifications. 
  • Manage QC team, working hours, holidays and Perfast.
  • Assist in the management of the pest control system, report findings and assist in solutions.
  • Troubleshoot any Technical issues and assist all teams in delivery of the required standards and projects. 

Job Requirements: 

  • Food Science/Food Technology qualification or related would be a distinct advantage
  • 4 + years' post-graduate experience in the FMCG sector with exhibited knowledge and proficiency working with internal and external stakeholders
  • A strong technical background and knowledge of Industry Food Standards, i.e. GFSI (BRC, IFS, ISO) and Food Service and Retailer Codes of Practices.
  • Certifications an advantage including Internal Auditing, Lead Auditor, Train the Trainer, HACCP, TACCP

For a confidential discussion on this position, please reach out to Jakub on 021 2359 140 or jsimilak@sigmar.ie

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