Technical Manager

CPA Recruitment
Northern Ireland
60,000 + Car + Benefits
Closing date
12 Feb 2021

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Quality Assurance, Technical
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Job Details

Technical Manager

Northern Ireland

C60,000 + Car + Benefits


Job purpose

Full responsibility for all technical aspects of the factory, ensuring that the physical factory and its operation provide for food safety, consistently meet customer and legal requirements, and work towards best practice.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible, in conjunction with site senior team, for developing the site Technical Policy, providing input into the overall business strategy and Food Safety and Quality targets.
  • Implementation, maintenance and continuous improvement of a HACCP based quality system, such that, as a minimum, required approvals (typically BRC and customer standards) are achieved and food quality/safety/legality standards are consistently met.
  • Auditing of the factory environment and activities to enable full assessment of standards being achieved and any weaknesses to be identified.  
  • Management and development of the technical team and specific members of the NPD team (as per organisational structure above), to include recruitment and selection, training and development, performance monitoring, counselling and disciplining.
  • Responsibility for the identification, segregation and traceability of quality assured product.
  •  Working closely with the Category Product Innovation and Development Manager and Operational team to firstly agree and then jointly manage the Site Product Innovation and Development Technologist’s objectives/ KPIs
  • Effectively manage the workload and priorities, whilst encouraging ownership, responsibility and team unity

Skills and Experience

  • 3rd level qualification in relevant discipline, or equivalent.
  • Quality management experience
  • Experience in the food industry
  • Experience with major multiples
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, negotiation, and organisational skills.
  • Experience of leading and developing a team.

Help with relocation is available

For further information please contact Lesa Lynch at CPA Recruitment on 0208 203 1000 or email a CV to



International specialists in the provision of practical recruitment and resourcing solutions, across every sector of the food and drink industry, CPA Recruitment is a name synonymous with quality and service, as well as being a business that’s justifiably proud of its well earned reputation.

Offering a global capability, we’re able to draw on an unrivalled wealth of in-house expertise and are clearly acknowledged as one of the market leaders in our field.

Highly respected in the food & drink industry, we are dedicated to building partnerships in business, with both clients and candidates that bring, mutual benefits to all parties, on a long term basis.

With twenty year’s experience, we have grown a talented team of consultants, whose knowledge and experience and expertise of the food and drink recruitment market guarantees that success will be at your disposal to achieve your recruitment objective.

We are renowned for providing bespoke solutions, with in-built flexibility and have a long and successful history of handling both UK and overseas assignments, at all levels, on behalf of a loyal and growing client base – ranging from global blue-chip organisations to independent enterprises.

Contact Us
  • Eclipse House
  • 20 Sandown Road
  • WD24 7AE
  • GB
  • 020 8203 1000
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