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Technical Manager - Chippindale Foods

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Location:
Harrogate
Department:
Manufacturing
Work Level:
Work Level 4
Job Type:
Full Time Permanent
31 Jul 2021
About The Role
Our Site Technical Managers play a huge part in our overall manufacturing operation. Our sites are demanding, pacey and ever-changing and it's our Site Technical Manager and their team that ensures Morrisons standards for quality, safety, compliance, social responsibility and integrity are achieved. So it's a pretty big task. 

Reporting into Site Manager, you will form part of the wider Technical Team across Manufacturing and will also be responsible for:
  • Working with colleagues across the business to identify, escalate and manage risks, deal with incidents and improve processes 
  • Manage raw material quality and compliance, external and internal audits
  • Delivering strategic technical plans for site and running support groups around this strategy
  • Support external regulatory and enforcement agencies, and be the technical adviser for third party customers
  • Support the development of your Shift & Team Managers’ performance, and succession plan at all levels within the operation through progression and multi- skilling to ensure we deliver excellent standards of service to our customers at all times
  • Implementation of and compliance to all Technical policies, BRC MMS requirements and all third party customer requirements
  • Ensure consistency of the manufacture of safe, legal and quality products
  • Ensure compliance with appropriate regulations and company standards to contribute to an outstanding product safety for our customers.
 
About You
Along with the ability to work in a demanding work environment you must also have:
  • A degree qualification from a relevant Produce, Agriculture, Science, Manufacturing, business or a closely related discipline 
  • A good working knowledge of all accreditation standards and relevant legislation
  • Excellent stakeholder management experience with strong communication skills and the ability to show best practice and challenge decisions where necessary
  • Able to work in a collaborative manner being flexible in your approach
  • Have an appreciation of the safety, legal compliance, compositional quality aspects of products and authenticity in the defined area, and a clear understanding of their related technologies coupled with specialised technical manufacturing knowledge
  • A lead assessor qualification and/or significant experience of supplier auditing
  • An appreciation of the safety, legal compliance, compositional and quality aspects of products with a clear understanding of their related technologies, coupled with specialised technical understanding of manufacturing/produce knowledge in food 
  • Strong leadership skills, including communication, engagement and motivational skills to drive continuous improvement
  • The ability to influence at all levels
In return you'll get competitive pay rates, car allowance, up to 6 weeks holiday (including bank holidays) and many benefits including a discount card for you and 2 more for friends or family members giving you 10% off your shopping in Morrisons. We also offer company share options, Retirement Saver, Free Life Assurance and much more.


About The Company
From a Bradford market stall to the UK’s 4th largest supermarket chain and the UK's 2nd largest fresh food manufacturer. 

We are proud to be the Yorkshire food retailer serving customers across the UK at just under 500 stores and an online home delivery service. Our 20 manufacturing sites provide our customers with the freshest produce from flowers, fish and veg to burgers and bread, all delivered to our stores via our 7 distribution sites by our 2,000 strong fleet. 

Every week, 11 million customers pass through our doors and over 110,000 colleagues across the business work hard each day to deliver great service to them. We cover more than 11 million households with our Morrisons.com service. With competitive, permanently low prices we are committed to helping our customers save money every day.

We are foodmakers and shopkeepers and #wemakemorrisons.

Why not hear what our teams about got to say about life here at Morrisons: Click here.