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Technical Director

19/08/19 Dublin Neg

Permanent full-time

Technical Director - €100K plus

Unique opportunity with to work with one of Irelands fastest growing food business which offers unique products within the health and wellness sector. This is a senior management position which will manage the entire R&D and Technical function.

€€€€ Salary and benefits – Fully negotiable and fully reflective of a senior management position

Role Responsibilities:

  • Lead the R&D team and drive future performance of the business as a member of the senior management team
  • Continuous improvement of the existing product range
  • Technical development of new products
  • Commitment to quality, both in development of new products and by ensuring that finished product production continuously meets specifications
  • Technological management of production sites, with responsibility for driving best-practice operating performance with production partners
  • Responsible for the upscaling and implementation of new production lines and equipment
  • Sourcing new products and production partners to expand product range
  • Ensure that both sales growth and bottom-line profitability are front of mind at all times

Key Skills & Experience needed:

  • Master’s Degree in Food Science or related technical
  • Minimum 10–15 years’ experience in the food sector with 3 years’ experience in a similar senior management role
  • Significant management experience, leading and driving teams within a Technical and R&D space
  • Experience with both Manufacturing and Retail multinationals preferred as well as with Regulatory Authorities at a senior level
  • Strong business and commercial understanding with strong customer interaction and support skills
  • Ability to work cross functionally especially sales, R&D technologists, and senior management
  • Strong IT skills
  • Strong leadership experience
  • Ability to travel as required by the role
  • Ability to independently plan and execute technical work programmes

Please apply by sending your CV to Carmel McCabe-Curran at cmccabe@qsp.ie or call for more information.

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