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Customer Technical Manager

£40000 - £60000 per annum
Closing date
24 Mar 2021

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Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Technical Manager |Fresh Produce | Kent

Are you an experienced Fresh Produce Customer-Facing Technical Manager? If so, we what to hear from you.

The business
We are working with a leading grower and packer of fresh produce, who are looking to recruit an experienced Customer-Facing Technical Manager to join the team. This is a new role for the business as it goes through a period of growth, and is certainly an exciting time to join this expanding team.

The role
You will the customer lead on all things technical, you will support the packhouse with QMS, leading the Packhouse team to ensure a clear understanding of customer technical requirements and ensure the product is compliant with legislation. Taking responsibility for the maintenance of an effective and structured microbiological and pesticide residue testing programme. You lead and drive the technical agenda and vision for the business.

The candidate
You will have significant experience of working within the fresh produce arena, preferably within soft and top fruit. You will have strong knowledge of UK food legislation, including level 3 HACCP. Have excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to interact face to face with customers, suppliers and growers.
Above all, you must be a bold and decisive technical leader. You should have the ability to influence both internally and externally at all levels across multiple functions and be commercially aware.

This is a great role with a fabulous business.

For further information please contact Luan Harrison at MorePeople on 01780 480530 or email


MorePeople is a specialist recruitment business providing permanent and interim solutions for the Produce & Horticulture, Food, Agriculture and Garden & Leisure sectors across the UK and internationally. Our focus is on retail and foodservice supply chains, from ‘own label’ suppliers to blue chip brands.

Founded in 2000 by two passionate foodies with vast experience of working in the industry, our team comprises extremely knowledgeable ex-industry professionals and professional recruiters who are passionate about the sectors. We take a functional approach to recruitment with dedicated teams for Commercial, Technical, Operational, HR and Finance roles. The majority of placements are for permanent, full-time professional roles ranging from Graduates and Junior Managers to Senior Directors.

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01780 480530
Acanthus House
10a Belton Street
United Kingdom
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