Our client, Castle MacLellan Foods, a highly successful and growing Chilled food manufacturer are looking to recruit a Technical Manager for their business in Kirkcudbright, Dumfries & Galloway.
Part of the Kavli Group, the Company’s core values of teamwork, ambition, long-term thinking and continuous improvement are central to the success of the business.
Castle MacLellan was acquired by Kavli in 1997 as a pate manufacturing business that supplied into retail. They have continued to grow and have successfully diversified into cheese and vegan products, supplying both branded and private label to the major retailers.
Reporting to the Site Operations Manager, this is an integral role within the Kavli Group as well as playing a vital part in the wider community of Dumfries & Galloway. The site is looking for someone who can create added value for the business and be instrumental in achieving a sustainable competitive advantage by satisfying the demands and requirements of customers and regulators and protecting Castle MacLellan brand integrity.
Due to the varied customer base of this site, a key part of this role is external stakeholder management, someone who can understand and interpret what the retailer is looking for, not only from a standards perspective, but also NPD. This will allow the site to be proactive in developing new products, without compromising the exceptional technical standards already in place.
Some of the key responsibilities of the role are:
We are looking for an experienced leader who has a proven track record in managing a Technical Function and Retailer relationships.
Some of the key qualities and attributes we are looking for are: