Senior Technologist – Drinks

Company
Conviviality Group
Location
London, UK
Contract
Full Time
Job posted
February 3, 2017
Closing date
03 Mar 2017
 
 

PURPOSE:

To manage the quality of all relevant products purchased by the Conviviality Group in order to limit the quality-related issues associated with buying Wines, Spirits & Beers.

 

CORE ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  1. Collaborate with Head of Technical to develop and implement the technical strategy across the Group
  2. Assume team management responsibilities when Head of Technical is absent
  3. Build and manage relationships with key customers and suppliers
  4. Assess all elements of the Supply Chain to ensure the required level of quality, including production, bottling, transportation and storage.
  5. Develop, implement and monitor excellent due diligence procedures, to deliver technical excellence.
  6. Collate and analyse data relating to suppliers, incidents, and technical specifications. Reporting to stakeholders
  1. Manage and resolve Incidents
  2. Proactive process implementation
  3. Audit assigned Key Producers against Conviviality Technical Code of practice.
  4. Manage and deliver own label specifications in all assigned countries.
  5. Provide advice on legal technical requirements to suppliers and colleagues
  6. Support to sales teams and liaison with key retailer technical managers
  7. Support to Buyers with: new supplier audits, blends, new vintage approval

 

 

CONTACTS:

Internal:

  • Buying Team
  • All Sales Teams
  • Finance

External:

  • All Wine Suppliers
  • Customers

 

 

KNOWLEDGE/  EXPERIENCE/ SKILLS

Essential:

  • Leadership experience
  • Excellent communicator
  • Ability to influence at all levels
  • BRC/IFS/HACCP/TFMS/ISO/GFSI/OTHER standards
  • Legal requirements/legislation
  • MS Office
  • Experience of developing long term plans

 

 

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS & EDUCATION

Essential:

  • HACCP Level 2/3
  • Degree educated or equivalent qualification
  • Ideally, WSET Diploma Level

Preferred:

  • Food Technology qualification preferable

 

VALUES REQUIRED

Passion: We tackle challenges and opportunities with passion and enthusiasm. Across the business we have fun whilst we do it.

Agility: We are always flexible to the needs of the business. Our people generate innovative ways of working. In return our leadership embrace new ideas and opportunities.

Team Work: We work as one team to achieve a common goal. We support our customers, our retail Franchisees and each other.

Customer Focus and Excellence: We make a difference by going the extra mile for our customers and each other

 

TRAVEL & OTHER REQUIREMENTS

Role involves flexible working hours and travel in the UK and/or abroad when required

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