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Technical Manager

CPA Recruitment
​£Up to £70,000 per annum, Company Pension, Bonuses, Healthcare, Life Cover, 25 days Holidays
Closing date
18 Mar 2021

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Quality Assurance, Technical
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Job Details

Technical Management with a difference!

This is a newly created Technical position working within a great technical team, supplying premium market leading products to leading UK food retailers.

The Company.

Fast growing and highly successful, our client prides themselves in being a leading supplier of a broad range of grocery products to the major UK retail market. This is an extremely exciting new opportunity to join a fast pace business, within a technical team and will afford you autonomy and authority as well as offering rewarding training and personal development options. This is an opportunity for a bright and driven individual to join a leading award winning, independently owned food business of ambient products.  With an international supply base in over 20 countries, supplying all major UK retailers with both Own Label and Branded ambient goods, along with foodservice customers.

The Role.

Reporting to the Technical Director, you will be responsible for ensuring compliance with quality, safety and legality requirements. You will work closely with factories and UK retailers to ensure customer requirements and expectations are met and exceeded at all times. This role will ideally suit a senior technologist or technical manager with several years of technical UK Retail experience, looking for the next step in their career.

Key Responsibilities.

  • Management of our supply base including customer approval and maintenance audits, BRC audits and demonstrable implementation of all relevant customer policy requirements.
  • Management of customer requirements in terms of policies, products, packaging and legislative changes and updates.
  • Management of the business Foods Quality Management System and maintaining the business technical certification.
  • Management of several key customer accounts.

The Person.

  • A degree in Food Science / Food Technology or within a similar discipline.
  • Level 3 HACCP, preferably level 4
  • BRC / FSSC Lead Auditor preferable
  • Experience and a strong interest in managing internal, 2nd and 3rd party audits.
  • Experience of working in the food industry and supplying major UK retailers.
  • Experience and an interest in people management.
  • Experience of working with and applying legislative requirements.
  • Attention to detail, accuracy and strong written and verbal communication skills are absolutely critical to the success of this role.
  • Willingness and desire to travel (UK and abroad)

To apply, please e-mail in strict confidence, with your CV, including salary details, quoting the above reference and for the attention of Liane Stockman to

Due to a high volume of responses, we cannot reply to each application individually. If you have not had a response within one week, we are sorry to say your application has not been successful on this occasion. 


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.

Find Us
020 8203 1000
Eclipse House
20 Sandown Road
WD24 7AE
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