Technical Manager

16 Apr 2019
16 May 2019
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type


Our client, a well-established supplier of a wide range of prepared foods, is looking to appoint a Technical Manager with responsibility for the ongoing maintenance of the company’s food safety & quality management system, procedures and BRC accreditation for their site based in Kent.

As a key member of the Technical Team, responsibilities for the role will include:

  • Management and maintenance of the QA department and systems
  • HACCP and Risk Assessments
  • Internal Auditing & Supplier Auditing. Both UK and Overseas travel may be required.
  • Customer and supplier complaints monitoring
  • Maintenance of the ongoing Accreditation System and communication with EHO regarding issues, complaints and audits
  • Development of new products and improvement of existing products
  • Product specification development and maintenance
  • Sourcing new ingredients, packaging and service suppliers
  • Staff training on technical issues, including Food Hygiene at Foundation Level (RIPH Registered Trainer)
  • Dealing with costings and budgets regarding technical matters
  • Dealing with suppliers and logistics on a day-to-day basis
  • Briefings to Sales Team and senior management team as required

Essential / Desirable skills include:

  • Level 3 HACCP
  • Level 4 Food Safety
  • Certified to a recognised Internal Audit standard
  • Ideally qualified to or working towards Lead assessor for auditing purposes
  • Experience working with chilled/frozen products
  • Computer literate and competent with company-based computer systems and requirements
  • Clear communicator capable of delivering engaging, informative, well organised presentations
  • Experience managing client interaction and expectations
  • Experience managing team development by ensuring that project tasks are delivered on time  and to the required standards

The Company:

  • Well established business with 40 years experience supplying retail, manufacturing, foodservice, wholesale and cash & carry sectors
  • Broad range of products
  • Grade AA BRC Accredited

If you have a strong background in supplier auditing and management and  are looking for a challenging and interesting role then this could be the job for you. If interested, please apply AS SOON AS POSSIBLE quoting reference number JJ-P4337 with an updated CV, an indication of your current salary and your availability.



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