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Assistant Technical Manager

East Lothian
£25000 - £35000 per annum

Assistant Technical Manager

A family run food manufacturing business who supply high quality products to the major retailers.

Job Purpose:

The business is looking to boost their Technical team with a passionate food industry technical professional.


  • Supporting the site Technical Manager and deputising in their absence.

  • Leading site audits unannounced and announced and retailer visits, closing out corrective actions within agreed timescales.
  • Responsible for the site Quality Management System creating, issuing and approving site procedures and work instructions.
  • Conducting, creating and managing site risk assessments for raw materials, packaging, retailer specific assessments i.e. M&S Brand Integrity

  • Conducting gap analysis against retailer codes of practice and 3rd party standards, managing timely close outs across multiple disciplines on site, where gaps are identified.
  • Allergen Team Leader; raw material control, process control and management of allergen production on site to ensure food safety is always maintained, including strong focus for gluten free production.
  • Root cause analysis investigations
  • HACCP Team Leader.


  • Food industry qualifications: Auditing, HACCP, Food Hygiene, Allergen Management.

  • Strong communication, teamwork, and problem-solving skills.
  • Eye for detail.

Salary & Package:

Excellent salary and package on offer.

The site is commutable from Edinburgh, Scottish Borders, East Lothian and Berwick-Upon-Tweed.

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