Head of Technical – Food Processing – Ireland – Exec Level Salary + Benefits + Relocation package for the right candidate.

Posted 11 June 2021
SalarySalary Circa €70,000 + Depending on experience + Benefits + Relocation package for the right candidate.
Job type Permanent
DisciplineAgricultural & Farm Services, Food & Fresh Produce
Contact NameClaire Morgan

Job description

This is an exciting opportunity with a market leading fresh meat processor based in Ireland.

This role requires someone with outstanding technical, leadership and change management experience. A strong leader and a key player within the senior management team. This is a challenging role, that will require the successful candidate to develop and implement improvements to the sites QMS and practices, to meet audit standards.

This opportunity is open to candidates currently located within the UK and Europe.

The Candidate:

·         5 Years + Experience in FMCG, food production with a sound knowledge of manufacturing quality management systems, understanding of specification, data and defect analysis and variance reduction.

·         Min 2 Years’ experience at Senior Management Level

·         Degree or higher in food, science and/or management course.

·         HACCP Qualified

·         Experience and successes with managing customers legislative requirements, all customers audits and outcomes, both announced and unannounced are met in full to the required standards

·         Considerable and diverse demonstrable experience of leading a quality function with a proven track record in strategic quality leadership delivering effective quality strategies, policies, processes and systems.

·         Knowledge of Lean Management and continuous improvement techniques

·         Commercially and financially astute with experience of managing budgets. Maintain and continuously improve on the QMS

·         Able to effectively communicate with technical and non-technical audiences.

·         Excellent relationship management skills with the ability to engage, negotiate and manage key stakeholders, suppliers and customers.

·         Excellent communication, interpersonal and influencing skills.

·         Excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities.

·         Results orientated with and ability to plan and deliver against project deadlines.

The Package:

Salary Circa €70,000 + Depending on experience + Benefits + Relocation package for the right candidate.

Please email your CV to Claire Morgan, International Recruitment Director - admin@agriRS.co.uk  

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

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