Technical Manager Based: Lincolnshire Basic Salary Circa: £45,000 - £60,000 Package My client are an industry leading convenience foods manufacturer, who take real pride in the quality of product and quality of service they deliver. Positioned at the forefront of all the channels they operate in, they are the manufacturer of choice for many top retailers. Due to recent growth, they have an opportunity for a Technical Manager to support join their Technical function and support on a Top 4 retailer account. The Role: You will be responsible for delivering results in the Technical team by managing all aspects of quality and food safety ensuring complete compliance with food legislation and regulations. Drive the quality and efficiency in line with company strategy and deputising for the Site Technical Manager in his absence. Ensure your team is well-structured, motivated and highly-skilled and be proactive in training and developing your team where skill gaps are identified or where processes change. Work cross-functionally to liaise effectively with the rest of Senior Technical team as well as the NPD and Commercial functions for product management throughout the manufacturing process. Manage your team in alignment with; legal, food safety, customer, company and other best practice requirements to create, maintain and improve the integrity, food safety and quality of all products manufactured. The Requirements: External BRC auditor and audit experience and capacity to lead a third party audit. Experience working with Top 4 retailers. A minimum of 3 years Technical Management experience, ideally with a background in convenience foods. Excellent working knowledge of HACCP, quality systems and food safety. A proven track record of the ability to lead and motivate individuals and teams with strong communication, negotiation and interpersonal skills. Time flexibility and organisational skills as well as strong attention to detail. Enthusiasm and determination combined with a very pragmatic approach to your work are essential traits for this person. If you are an ambitious and career-driven individual then please apply by sending your updated CV and package details Hudson James Human Capital has recently acquired Vitae Selection creating one of the largest Internationally Consumer focused search firms in the North of England.