Focus Management Consultants
Great opportunity to make your mark in the newly created and influential Food Technical role.
In this role, you’ll have ownership of your product area, working on strategic projects to improve quality and efficiency in the supply chain and drive innovation. This will involve working closely with suppliers, identifying risks and opportunities to increase value. You’ll be the trusted expert for your area. Supporting Procurement, NPD and the wider business.
Day to day you’ll be working on solutions to immediate supply or quality issues and longer-term strategic projects to gain the competitive edge and support the responsible sourcing agenda. This will require a strong technical background in food manufacturing, experience managing suppliers and understanding of retailers’ requirements and ways of working.
You’ll have responsibility for managing approved suppliers within your product areas – which may include cereals, produce, dairy or protein – reviewing performance, developing contingencies to mitigate risk and highlighting new supply partners to drive innovation.
Through building relationships with suppliers, customers and industry bodies you’ll keep abreast of forthcoming changes to legislation and retailer requirements, ensuring the business is ahead of the game.
You’ll be joining a highly regarded Food Manufacturing group with multiple manufacturing sites. This business operates across several product categories, supplying into the major retailers in the UK. It’s a great time to join as they invest in future capabilities to step change the business.
To succeed you’ll need strong project management skills and a proven track record in delivering complex projects with multiple stakeholders. Excellent commercial and interpersonal skills and the ability to challenge the status quo.
Interested to find out more? Click apply to send your CV or contact Alison for all the details.