Technical Manager

Blue Spark
London (Central), London (Greater)
09 Jan 2019
14 Jan 2019
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

The Company

Driven by the ever-changing needs of their customers, our client is a long established and progressive leader in their sector delivering thousands of own label products in line with their core values of innovation and integrity. Retaining one of the strongest positions in the market, they are now seeking a Technical Manager to join the team.

The Role

You will play a vital part in implementing and retaining the company’s high technical standards, as you manage and oversee all technical aspects from supply to shelf, liaising with commercial and procurement teams to drive change and improve ways of working.

You’ll utilise a collaborative approach and build strong relationships with local and global supply bases, adding value whilst retaining key company values for sustainability and quality. You will also develop sedulous benchmarking and performance monitoring processes, ensuring the highest quality levels to exceed customer and stakeholder expectations.

As the business’s product guru, you will work cross-functionally to communicate changes to technical processes and promote market leading levels of service throughout the company. You’ll use your industry knowledge to drive the technical agenda, keeping up to date with the latest food legislation requirements to guarantee only the best products for your customers.

The Person

We are seeking a commercially-focused Technical Manager with a Food Science background, a flair for technical innovation and extensive experience of working within food retail or manufacturing, ideally in a complex chilled environment.

You’ll have a track record of effectively liaising with supply partners where you have contributed to developing sourcing systems and procurement processes. You'll also need an outstanding working knowledge of technical standards including quality management, HACCP and food safety.

Exceptional communication, influencing and relationship building abilities are essential as you’ll be liaising with supply and commercial contacts at all business levels to successfully manage and drive positive changes in order to deliver award winning products. Additionally, you’ll have second to none project management skills and the resilience to persevere with challenges in order to form and deliver a world class strategy for this prominent company.

If you are passionate about delivering high quality and sustainability for a fast moving product sector then this could be the perfect role for you. Apply now or call 0345 2600 737 to find out more.


Please note that we are only able to accept and respond to applications from candidates with eligibility to work in the UK and those who hold valid work visas.

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