Lead Retailer Technical Manager

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I am recruiting for a Lead Retailer Technical Manager role to be based at Buckinghamshire. Reporting to the Manufacturing QA & Retailer Technical Manager; you will be working with two major UK retailers managing the technical relationship for the supply of own label products from 8 company manufacturing sites in the UK and Northern Europe.Responsibilities:* Work closely with central technical teams to ensure retailer codes of practices are met, communicate specification requirements and communicate areas for quality improvements based on levels of consumer complaints.* Work closely with site QA Managers to ensure retailer supplier reports are correct and delivered on time, products manufactured to specifications and corrective actions as a result of consumer complaints/audits/product recalls are implemented. * Manage all technical communications from factories to retailers.* Take part in and report results of internal benchmarking as specified by retailers.* Arrange and attend retailer visits, audits and first productions.* Represent company at retailer technical meetings and communicate implications of any changes to marketing, central technical and factories.Qualifications and Competencies: Qualified to a degree standard or equivalent within Food Science or Food Technical. * Experience of a similar technical management role within a FMCG food manufacture.* Strong influencing and communication skills.* Managing Customer Audits.* Knowledge of biscuit/bakery manufacturing technologies.* Experience of working with retailers/other customers in a technical role.Salary: £40000-£45000 If you have the relevant skills and experience please apply to this job or call Simi Kumar on 0121 222 5333 to discuss the role in detail.

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