Technical Manager

Permanent @Garniche Jobs London in Manufacturing/Surveying
  • Newham, Greater London View on Map
  • Post Date : February 23, 2023
  • Apply Before : April 19, 2023
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Job Detail

  • Job ID 1261146
  • Career Level Manager
  • Experience Fresh
  • Industry Development
  • Qualifications Certificate

Job Description

Welcome to Hovis. We are the proud guardians of over 130 years of baking experience that make up our iconic and much-loved brand. We produce bread and bakery products created with Hovis goodness at the heart of each. We deliver around 1.3million loaves, every day of the week throughout the UK and Ireland, where we also make Mothers Pride and Ormo products.
We are 2,800 people working within 8 bakeries, 1 flour mill, and 2 regional distribution centres across the UK. Our success is a result of the hard work of our people; they are experts in their field whether it’s baking, manufacturing, logistics, engineering, or the many departments within the central functions team based in our head office in High Wycombe. We are a values-led business and expect our colleagues to live, breathe, and embed Quality, Accountability, and Trust into their ways of working.
The role:
A great opportunity has arisen at Hovis for a Technical Manager to join the team. You will be responsible for managing all aspects of Quality, Food Safety & Legality on site.
You will also drive continuously for improvement in site standards by advising site Operations and Engineering teams in technical matters, identify issues, problem solve and ensure root cause is identified and corrective and preventative actions are taken
* Accountable for Quality and Food Safety of the plant, ensuring full compliance with Company Quality, Food Safety, Legal, Health & Safety and Environmental requirements.
* Responsible for the implementation of central standards & BRC Standard for Food Safety requirements.
* To play a pro-active role on the Site Leadership Team at Forest Gate. To provide leadership on Quality and Food Safety issues in addition to supporting other Productivity, Safety and Sustainability initiatives that are undertaken within the plant.
* To ensure compliance to Health & Safety regulations both within the Technical department and on a wider basis, within the Forest Gate plant.
* To manage the Budget for the Technical department. Accountable for the implementation of appropriate Financial Controls to ensure that the spend is appropriately managed and cost-saving initiatives identified and initiated where appropriate.
* To take an active part in the promotion, implementation and development of the Company’s Total Quality process. To apply a Total Quality approach throughout the full range of responsibilities.
* To manage the Organisational Development of the Technical Team
* To play an active and influential role in the Quality and Technical community for Hovis Ltd. To share Quality and Food Safety initiatives, Quality Best Practice and KPI’s with Quality and Technical professionals from other plants in the business.
Ideal experiences / Qualifications / capabilities:
* Experience in a senior technical role in food manufacturing, retail or service
* People management experience
* HACCP/Pest Control experience
* Budget management
* Systematic problem solving
* Influencing and challenging
* Ability to manage customers and enforcement authorities
* Relevant qualification in Food Science
* Change management
* Project management
* Product knowledge
* H&S knowledge
* Previous responsibility for hygiene
Why work for us and our benefits:
At Hovis, we understand the importance of looking after our colleagues, so we provide a variety of benefits in addition to their salaries. The benefits we provide at Hovis are as varied as the people who receive them but they are offered with the intention of creating value to them personally over and above their salaries
There is a range of colleague benefits available, which individuals can select based on their needs.
Our benefits scheme is called Hovis Choice, which offers a variety of savings and cashback offers on day to day living and much more including eyecare vouchers, and a healthcare scheme to suit everyone. It also includes our Cycle to Work scheme where you can obtain a brand new bike at a significant saving
We offer competitive annual leave entitlement and flexibility where possible in order to create a healthy work-life balance
We celebrate loyalty with our generous long service and colleague recognition schemes
We offer three levels of pensions
Hovis values diversity and is committed to promoting equal opportunities in the workplace. Every job applicant, employee or worker will be treated fairly and equally with dignity and respect regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, race, colour, social class, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religious belief, union membership, political opinion, sex, sexual orientation or any other protected characteristic

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