Technical Category Manager – Food & Drink

Silven Recruitment Posted 08/01/2020
  • Berkshire. (Travel essential)
  • + excellent benefits
  • c£50K
  • KG/6297

The Opportunity

Technical Category Manager – Food & Drink


Location:            Berkshire.  (Travel essential)

Salary:                 c£50K + excellent benefits


Fantastic opportunity for a Technical / Quality professional to join one of the fastest growing companies in food manufacturing.


The Candidate:

  • Educated to degree level in Food Science or a similar discipline
  • As a Technical / Quality professional you will have advanced HACCP and BRC knowledge as well as being Lead Auditor trained.
  • Minimum 5 years experience in the food industry (this can be in retail, manufacturing or import/distribution).
  • Demonstrable knowledge of food safety, solid auditing experience and practical experience of risk assessment techniques.
  • You must be willing to travel extensively within the UK, Europe and further afield – approximately 70% of the role involves overseas travel
  • Retail


The Role:

  • To manage the quality and safety of supplied ingredients procured for UK and Europe within a specific ingredient portfolio.
  • The approval and continuous management of compliant supply chains into UK retail and Manufacturing operations.
  • To identify new sourcing and/or cost reduction opportunities within your portfolio.


The Company:


  • My client is a market leader in their sector and they have seen impressive and sustained growth in the past few years. This is a fantastic opportunity to further develop your career.


Due to the high volume of responses to online advertisements, regrettably we are only able to acknowledge successful applications. If you have not been contacted within 7 days, on this occasion your application has been unsuccessful.


To apply for this exciting role, please send a copy of your CV to quoting ref KG/6297 or for a confidential discussion, please call me on 0161 832 7463