Technical Manager

£38k - 42k per year
23 Feb 2017
23 Mar 2017
Sam Johnson
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Technical Manager - Food - Manchester - £38k-£42k

My client, a rapidly growing, ambitious Manchester based food manufacturer, offer an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic, passionate Technical Manager to join their team. The role will include managing a technical team whilst also being the technical face of the business and is a broad role, encompassing a wide variety of duties.

Technical Manager Responsibilities

Be actively involved in site management reviews.

Attain technical specifications for new products that are to be launched.

Implement plans for change on a weekly, monthly and yearly basis for the technical side of the business.

Be a part of the senior management team.

Communicate directly with the engineering manager and manufacturing manager.

Develop new packaging for the company

Be able to present the business  in a positive manner

Talk to both customers and auditors on a daily basis

The ideal Technical Manager

Food Science related degree

Technically credible and up to date

HACCP, auditing, food safety and health and safety qualifications would be advantageous

Excellent communication skills

Experience of managing a team and the different personalities within a team

Able to deal with complaints and suggestions in a calm, concise manner.

Excellent knowledge and understanding of Food Safety

Good understanding of health and safety within food manufacturing

Sound understanding of hygiene standards

A real enthusiasm for progression of a business, while driving the technical team forward


The successful Technical Manager will be rewarded with a salary of £38k - £42k, dependent on experience. The shift for the Technical Manager role will be days.

ElevateRTC are a specialist food industry recruiter. This vacancy is just one of a number of positions that we currently have available in this sector. To apply for this position, candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK. ElevateRTC are acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Keywords: Food, Meat, Chicken, Poultry, Beef, Cooked Meat, Chilled Meat, Fresh Produce, Fruit, Vegetable, Salad, Ready Meals, Chilled Meals, Frozen Meals,  Bakery, Ambient, FMCG, Confectionery, Dairy, Chilled Food, Frozen Food, Dairy, HACCP, BRC, Technical

Related Roles: Technical Manager, Site Technical Manager, Senior Technical Manager, Assistant Technical Manager, Quality Manager, Quality Assurance Manager, Quality Control Manager, QA Manager

Commutable From: Manchester, Bolton, Blackburn, Wigan, Preston, Warrington, Stockport, Liverpool, Macclesfield, Rochdale, South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire and the surrounds.