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Technical Account Manager

GRADE/RATE: COMPETITIVE PLUS BENEFITS

 

HOURS: MONDAY TO FRIDAY 08:45AM to 17:00PM (1 HOUR FOR LUNCH), FLEXIBILITY IS REQUIRED TO MEET WITH THE DEMANDS OF THE BUSINESS.

 

THE ROLE:                      

To provide Ornua Foods UK with a professional ‘best in class’ Technical Account Management function.  It is key that our technical systems are capable & in place to support & facilitate improvement for our customers. Our intention is to be the industry leader in technical standards for our chosen categories. Reporting to Process Development Manager.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide Ornua Foods UK with a professional technical account management function meeting all customer, business & legislative requirements.
  • Working with our onsite commercial team on the technical aspects of bringing new products to market; this will involve supplier liaison & outsourced production of new lines as well as completion of specifications, trials and artwork.
  • Build relationships with team internally and externally to move processes and procedures forward to ‘Best in Class’ operation
  • To drive Customer Quality Improvement plans for better KPI’s
  • Key member of driving buy/sell plans for customers

 

KEY TASKS & DUTIES:

  • Protect & maintain strong relationships with all customers, suppliers & 3rd party manufacturers.
  • Manage Customers and brand portfolio from a Technical perspective.
  • Ownership for technical aspects of delivery of new product launches.
  • In conjunction with Technical Controller & Technical Manager, development & management of an appropriate vehicle to exceed industry technical standards and drive continuous improvement through the innovation agenda.
  • Fully familiar with all customer specification requirements & formats.
  • Management of programmes to achieve improved shelf life & quality perception of AFL product range.

 

OTHER DUTIES:

To deputise for the Technical Manager as directed at either internal or external meetings.

 

PERSONAL QUALITIES & EXPERIENCE:

Essential

GCSE Level Education

Min3 years’ experience in chilled food manufacture.

Clean UK full driving license.

Computer literate with good working knowledge of Microsoft applications.

HACCP trained. Good standard of written & oral communication.

Retailer / supplier liaison

Desirable:

A level / science degree or equivalent.

 

BENEFITS:                      

As an employee of Ornua, you can expect to receive a competitive salary along with the following benefits:

  • Free Onsite Parking
  • Mobile phone
  • Laptop
  • 31 Days holiday
  • Company Pension
  • Subsidised Staff Canteen
  • Company Shop (offering discounts on products)
  • Sports & Social Club
  • Staff Lottery
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Discount on Bikes and Tech Scheme
  • Confidential Employee Assist Programme

 

To apply please forward your covering letter and CV to:

Lindsey Heath – Resourcing Specialist

Ornua Foods UK, Sunnyhills Road, Leek, Staffordshire. ST13 5SP

OR email: recruitmenthr.leek@ornua.com