Interim Technical ServicesInterim Technical Services Manager and Consultant
Interim Technical Services Manager
As an interim technical services manager, I am well trained and have extensive experience of retailer specification writing, food safety and quality management systems development, interim management, HACCP and BRC auditing. In short I can provide almost any kind of technical support for the food industry.
I can provide interim cover for recruitment periods, unexpected absences or maternity leave. I can also provide short-term support to your existing team during periods of change, growth or recovery from a disappointing audit.
Interim Technical Support
- An experienced technical resource to provide short-term support to supplement your existing technical team during busy periods of change, growth or recovery from a poor audit.
- Interim technical support may involve improving food safety and quality management systems, closing out audit non-conformances, or an extra pair of eyes on the factory floor to ensure compliance with retailer requirements.
HACCP Food Safety & Allergen Management
- HACCP is an essential component of any food safety and quality management system, and is a mandatory requirement of BRC, GFSI, TFMS and other retailer technical standards.
- Design, development and implementation of HACCP systems, including: Process flow diagrams, Hazard identification, CCP identification, Establishing targets and tolerances, Control measures, Monitoring procedures, Corrective actions and Records.
Quality Management Systems to BRC & Retailer Standards
- Design and implementation of effective food safety and quality management systems to meet any technical standard, including the BRC Global Food Standard, GFSI, EFSIS Safe & Legal, ISO 9001, TFMS and other retailer technical standards.
- Update or improvement of existing food safety and quality management systems, policies and procedures to bring them up to the required standard.
Retailer Specification Writing
- I have experience of all the major retailer specification systems including: Tesco Technical Library, M&S PLuM, Sainsburys Evolve, Morrisons MCreate, Waitrose WRSpec, Asda Hive, Coop My-Core, Micros, etc…
- Good working knowledge of food labelling legislation, composing legal ingredient declarations and calculating nutrition information.
Interim Technical, Quality or QA Manager
- An experienced interim technical manager, quality manager or QA manager at short notice to provide essential management cover for maternity leave, long-term absence, sudden departures, etc.
- Technical management assistance during periods of rapid growth, busy times of the year, or when trying to recruit the right permanent candidate.
BRC Auditor of Quality Management Systems
- Internal audits: Quality management system audits, HACCP audits and verification, GMP audits, Hygiene audits, etc.
- External audits: Audits of new or existing suppliers’ manufacturing facilities, processes and procedures.