Technical Manager

Department: Technical
Location: Manchester (Trafford Park)
Closing date: 14th Jul 2022

Westmill Foods is one of Europe’s largest specialist food companies, manufacturing and suppling authentic global foods. Our end users are Asian and Afro-Caribbean restaurants and takeaways as well as a diverse range of consumers groups. We have a diverse set of channels including Asian wholesalers, mainstream grocery and B2B customers and a strong portfolio of leading brands including Lucky Boat, Elephant Atta, Rajah, Green Dragon and Patak’s.

We have a unique, exciting opportunity for a Technical Manager to join our team and lead our Trafford Technical Team, supporting  the site management team to ensure that we supply products of consistently good quality at the right service level and defining, developing and maintaining robust, safe and efficient processes and procedures to support effective site operations to ensure the delivery of quality products meeting the required customer/ABF/accreditation standards.

Westmill Trafford is a modern well invested facility manufacturing and packing Noodles and Microwaveable rice for the UK and European markets. The site operates on 24/7 shift patterns and supplies a range of Branded and Own Label products to a wide range of customers including wholesalers, business to business industrial customers as well as grocery retail. There are 150 full time employees on site providing self-sufficient capability across operations, planning, technical, engineering, finance, logistics and warehousing. The Trafford site is one of ABF’s flagship sites which continues to receive significant capital investment to support the business to achieve ambitious growth plans over the coming years.

What are we looking for?

The successful candidate will need to demonstrate food industry experience, a track record of Technical leadership and delivering actions. The right candidate needs to be capable and confident to work both at a senior leadership level and when required, building a positive and collaborative working environment which works closely with the site management and production team and other key stakeholders and building and managing excellent  relationships with key customers, including management of visits, audits and customer complaints.

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