Focus Management Consultants Limited

Recruitment Specialists for the food and drink industry

Technical Director, Food Manufacturing, South West

Location: South West

County / State: Somerset

Category: General Management, Technical

Reference: MDW894161

Consultant: Maneeza Williams

Start date: Asap

Salary: £110,000 - £120,000 per annum plus Benefits


This is an exciting time to join this growing branded food business as Technical Director and part of the Senior Leadership Team.

Job Description

As Technical Director of this successful food business in the South West you will be responsible for the development and implementation of Technical Strategy.

Reporting into the MD and as part of the Senior Leadership Team you will lead the Technical agenda for the business.

This role has multi-site responsibility. The span of control covers all things Technical; Food Safety, Quality Management, Compliance including Technical Strategy, Team Leadership and Customer Relationships.

The successful candidate will be a “Technical expert” with real passion for delivering a holistic technical culture incorporating Innovation.

You will be convincing in front of Retail Customers, and be seen as an additional resource to the Customer Team. You will have senior relationships with the Major Retailers and have been invited to Customer events/conferences as a credible supplier or category champion.

The leadership and engagement piece is strong; you must be able to engage at all levels internally within the business whilst developing strong relationships externally with Customers and Suppliers.

In terms of outcomes, the successful candidates will help build and deliver the Business Strategy to deliver the turnover goals.

The ideal candidate will be confident and bold with a successful track record for delivering market leading new ways of working.

The ideal candidate will come from a Food Manufacturing or Retailer environment. They will have inside knowledge of how a Retailer works and be able to forge strong relationships.

This is an immediate need so if you would be interested please submit your CV.

REF. MDW894161 By Focus Management

Follow Focus Management on Twitter @foodjob

Focus Management Consultants Ltd, Tel: +44 (0) 1625 560778

Apply for this job