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Dairy (Food) Technical Manager – Hampshire

Job Title: Dairy (Food) Technical Manager – Hampshire
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hampshire
Salary: circa £37,000 - £45,000 basic plus benefits! Plus excellent opportunities to progress internally!
Start Date: Immediate
Reference: 12223
Contact Name: Rebekah Shields
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 23, 2017 15:41

Job Description

The Position:
This Dairy Technical Manager job vacancy will be based from a beautiful office in the Hampshire countryside and will be working for a prestigious food manufacturer. This is a varied role with excellent opportunities for long-term career progression! 

Responsibilities of the Dairy Technical Manager:

·        To ensure compliance with UK legislation and customer Codes of Practice

·        Facilitate the implementation of Quality Standard in factories 

·        Maintenance of BRC

·        Leading and managing customer audits

·        Managing non-conformances

·        Providing production specifications

·        Working closely with NPD, Production and the Hygiene Teams

·        A knowledge of all aspects of microbiology / chemical sampling of their products and trend analysis

The Company:

Our client is an organic/biodynamic farm based in North Hampshire. They specialise in producing a wide range of high quality produce "from the field to the fork". Their products are sold nationally in premier food halls, prestigious restaurants and through multiple retailers.

 The Candidate:

The ideal candidate will have been in charge of a small team or working as Assistant Dairy Technical Manager and is ready to progress in their career to become a Dairy Technical Manager.

·        Have experience in dealing with customers technical teams

·        Will have a food-related degree (first or a 2.1) and have ideally followed this up with a suitable postgraduate qualification in Quality Management or Business Studies

·        Will have a good understanding of BRC Food Standards

·        Level 4 Food Hygiene Certificate

·        Practical and a strong eye for detail

·        Strong personality to direct the teams to do everything correctly, all of the time

·        Experienced within the Dairy industry is desirable, food background is essential

·        Previous experience of internal auditing plus

·        Be flexible with working hours to accommodate the needs of the business

This is a good opportunity for a candidate looking to further their career in management. This role would suit a candidate that is second in command and looking for the next step in their career.  It would be advantageous to hold a full driving license because of location and lack of public transport.

The Package:
Dependent upon the level of experience circa £37,000 - £45,000 basic plus benefits! Plus excellent opportunities to progress internally!

If interested, then please email your CV to  

We thank all applicants who respond, but please be advised that only those short listed for interview will be contacted.

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