The Ivy Collection

Food Technician - The Ivy Collection - Head Office

Location
London (Central)
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
09 Nov 2018
Closes
07 Dec 2018
Contact
The Ivy Collection - Head Office
Job Type
Full Time
We are looking for a Food Technician to join our culinary team to create, implement and manage the F&B, technology & safety strategy within the group. You will be responsible for ensuring full compliance and trace-ability of all food and beverage products, supply chain integrity, allergen, nutritional data and HACCP and operational compliance.

Key Responsibilities
• Create, implement and manage the F&B, technology & safety strategy, demonstrating it exceeds the offering of its direct
competitors in terms of range, innovation and quality.
• To review menus for legality, ensuring both statutory and ‘best practice’ compliance in relation to matters such as allergens
advice, foods less than thoroughly cooked and training standards/descriptions. Up-to-date food labelling knowledge with due
diligence controls.
• Review existing and new product performance on a weekly and monthly basis based on insight form Non -conformance,
Procurement, FSA and NSF ranking data and amend the range as appropriate.
• Communicate, deliver and implement smooth menu launches according to the Commercial team strategy covering Allergens,
Nutritional and basic trading standards guideline.
• Ongoing review and improvement of business practices, technology and equipment to drive better efficiencies in the business.
• Monitor compliance with or investigate breaches of food safety legislation.
• Deliver HACCP training to new starters and liaise with Area Chefs to achieve 4/5 stars across the group.

You will have:

• A minimum 5 years’ experience as a technical manager in a food service or manufacturing business.
• Strong communication, influencing and management skills within a complex and multiple stakeholder environment.
• Good analytical, report writing and presentation skills.
• Demonstrative passion for innovation and continuous improvement.

As well as a chance to add one of the world’s most prestigious names to your CV, you’ll get:

• A generous staff discount at all of our Ivy Collection restaurants nationwide
• Cycle to work scheme and savings on things like gym membership and cinema tickets    
• Reward programmes recognising employee longevity and recognising those who promote us as an employer of choice  
• External support in partnership with the charity, Hospitality in Action - providing access to legal care, financial support & personal advice.

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