Technical Systems Manager

Walkers and Son

To manage the Technical Systems Function ensuring that they are fit for purpose, accessible, compliant with customer codes of practice and take into account all aspects of food safety, quality and legality.

Technical Systems Manager

Monday to Friday 8:30am – 5pm  

 

At Samworth Brothers our business is food with our quality chilled and ambient products enjoyed by millions of people every day. We are a fourth-generation family business employing over 9,000 people, operating from well-invested and modern food manufacturing and retail sites across the UK.

 

Walker and Son is part of the Samworth Brothers group, a long established and successful chilled food manufacturer and market leader, supplying cold pies to a majority of the major retailers. The business has experienced outstanding growth over the last few years whilst continuing to focus on delivering quality products and a first-class service to our customers.

 

Walker and Son are currently looking to recruit a Technical Systems Manager. This role will be based in the Technical department reporting to the Technical Manager.

 

To manage the Technical Systems Function ensuring that they are fit for purpose, accessible, compliant with customer codes of practice and take into account all aspects of food safety, quality and legality.

 

The Role

  • Manage and lead the Systems function maintaining strong leadership, always ensuring that a well-structured quality management system is in place.
  • To ensure that up to date validation documentation is in place for key risk assessments and CCPs clearly demonstrating the validity of decision making based on the validation data.To support the bakery team in preparing for audits and customer visits.
  • To conduct the validations and risk assessments for allergen and speciation controls ensuring that they are robust
  • To review the customer codes of practice to ensure that the QMS remains compliant and is reviewed and updated to reflect changes in customer requirements.
  • To manage the nutritional and shelf life reviews of all products in accordance with customer requirements, ensuring the data is made available on the appropriate customer or internal; databases

The Successful Individual

  • Minimum HND/Degree in a food related subject.
  • Level 4 HACCP and Food Safety
  • Experience managing quality management systems
  • Experience of retailer web based systems
  • Focussed on achieving results
  • Experience of high risk chilled products

The Rewards

It is the quality of our people that’s made us successful. We encourage a culture of opportunity and learning where our people can gain skills and qualifications to achieve their full potential. We reward hard work and dedication, retirement saving plan,, occupational health, subsidised employee restaurant, long service rewards and free car parking.

 

We welcome enquiries from everyone and value diversity in our workforce.

 

Closing Date: Friday 26th April 2019

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