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Production Technical Manager

North Manchester

£22k - £25k

Reporting to Managing Director

We have an exciting opportunity for a PRODUCTION TECHNICAL MANAGER is Oldham. This a fantastic opportunity for a Graduate or a person looking to develop their experience within a fast exciting FMCG organisation.

To manage the research and development activities of the Company, ensuring the legality, quality and safety of products for our customers.
Key areas of responsibility
Product Testing - testing of our products against defined quality measures and evidencing claims. This will include benchmarking against 3rd party / brand leading products. Our cosmetics products are legally required to be batch tested by external labs. You would be expected to manage this process.
Formulation Development - understanding how variations in our materials impacts the performance of our products and continually striving to improve our methods / materials to deliver better products. This may require working closely with team members, suppliers and 3rd party chemists.
Packaging Design - take ownership of our current line format specifications, understand the products and formats we offer and work with suppliers to develop and improve these offerings..
Production Equipment Development - there is also a need to understand how we use our machines, and how this may or may not impact the quality or performance of our finished products. Developing a more thorough understanding of the issues we have in production, root cause analysis and documenting formal methods which both improve efficiency without compromising quality.
Plant Hygiene - Reviewing our plant hygiene methods and seeking to improve them. Monitoring the hygiene levels is also your responsibility. You will work periodically with 3rd party labs to swab test and test our holding tanks/ pipework for infection. Where this is found, resolving these issues with short and long term plans is expect.
Other opportunities there will be many opportunities to get involved in machine upgrades/ process improvement. You will be expected to actively look for opportunities to change our machines/ methods to help make us better and more efficient.
In summary - Reporting to the Managing Director you will be the first point of contact for queries in relation to production issues (relating to product) and product technical questions from colleagues or customers. You will work cross functionally to ensure all changes or new products transition seamlessly from the R&D phase into full production and ultimately delivery to our customers.
Acorn Recruitment acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment
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