Our client is one of the most innovative, forward thinking and established businesses in the proteins sector. With a cutting edge production operation, their client base varies from retailers through to discounters and food service customers both in the UK and Internationally.
They are proud of the relationships they have forged with suppliers in order to offer their customers the very best products for their needs. Their experienced team prides themselves on a responsive, flexible and reliable service and aim to provide a truly fresh approach to their retail relationships in the meat sector.
Due to continued success, a career-defining opportunity has emerged to work as TECHNICAL MANAGER for this leading supplier. This is a vital role which will require a significant contribution to help successfully deliver the business objectives. You will be expected to proactively drive forward and effectively communicate product and process innovation and quality standards with Sainsbury's, also ensuring that the state-of-the-art production site and third party suppliers meet strict company policy requirements. You will be a significant member of the Executive team with very strong customer facing ability.
THE OPPORTUNITY To take the lead on product and process innovation To further develop and nurture customer relationships To help the commercial team develop quality, safe, legal and innovative products To understand and exceed customer expectations
THE QUALITIES WE WANT TO SEE Of graduate calibre Superb communication and strong negotiation skills A successful track record of strong retail relationship building Minimum five years fresh foods experience Excellent people skills - ability to manage a team, with focus on development Confident decision maker and problem-solver