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Technical Manager.


West Midlands



Job reference: HM/TNT/435

Posted 15 days ago

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Location: West Midlands

Overview: A well-established food manufacturing business going through an abundance of positive change led by the board. They need a Technical Manager to drive standards across the site and bring the site functions together. 

The role is with a food business producing products to major retailers. As Technical Manger the ideal candidate is a hands-on, factory-focused food professional. The role would suit a tried-and-tested Technical Manager, or a QA Supervisor / Assistant Quality Manager who is ready for a step up. 

Role Responsibilities

Reporting to the Technical Director the Technical Manager’s duties will include:

  • Managing the day-to-day activities of the technical team on site.
  • Ensuring the HACCP system is adhered to and managing site audit schedules to ensure compliance.
  • Liaising with customers on quality issues and co-ordinating customer visits / audits.
  • Proactively communicating information to the business on technical performance.
  • Managing training of the QA and hygiene team and technical training of site colleagues.

Candidate Profile

  • Ideally you will have a Food Science degree or equivalent.
  • Strong experience in UK retailer audits.
  • HACCP Level 4 and Food Safety Level 4 preferred but not essential.
  • A working knowledge of BRC V9.
  • The ability to take ownership of a technical function.
  • This is a challenging role due to the customers on site so you need to be able to challenge the norms, improve behaviours and work well under pressure.

 If you're interested in this opportunity, please submit your CV via the link provided quoting reference HM/TNT/435

Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applications we receive, we will only contact successful applicants.