Group Technical Manager

Dairy Crest
12 Apr 2019
26 Apr 2019
Hair & Beauty
Job Type
Contract Type

Field Based - Travel between Davidstow, Claygate, Kirby, Newport, Nuneaton, Frome and Erith

Full time, Permanent

Dairy Crest is a producer of leading British food brands and value-added ingredients. We are committed to providing healthy, tasty and sustainable foods and to play our part in helping to improve the nation's health. We produce a wide range of market leading brands, including Cathedral City cheese, Clover dairy spread, Country Life butter and Frylight cooking spray. We also manufacture specialised ingredients for use in the infant formula, human nutrition and animal feed markets.

What you'll do at Dairy Crest

In this key, senior leadership role, you will be responsible for leading and driving quality and food safety improvement, supporting the management and resolution of quality and food safety issues across the manufacturing sites and be the technical point of contact in case of escalation with customers. You will also coach and support the development of the site technical teams and build technical understanding across the wider business. It will also sit with you to support the delivery of the Dairy Crest Quality Charter

Who's right for the role?

  • Flexible and willing to travel for the role.

  • First class technical management experience with at least 10 years' experience in site / central technical management,

  • Degree in Food Science or related science subject

  • Knowledge of retailer requirements and expectations

  • Good knowledge of dairy/ cheese manufacturing and packing processes

What can Dairy Crest do for you

  • An opportunity to be part of a high performing leadership team producing the Nations favourite branded Cheddar.

  • The chance to work with industry-leading technology

  • Comprehensive training to enable you to do your role

  • Development opportunities

  • Attractive workplace pension scheme and company bonus

  • Happy to talk flexible working

  • Company Sharesave scheme

  • Free, onsite parking

  • Discounted branded products

  • Subsidised staff restaurant

  • 25 Holidays + 8 Bank Holidays

  • Company car

  • My Staff shop - access to exclusive benefits, free advice and savings -providing great discounts from thousands of the UKs largest retailers & service providers

Please see our website for the full job description

Closing date Monday 29th April 2019