Technical Manager

Silven Recruitment Limited
South East
£45000 - £55000 per year
Closing date
19 May 2021

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Business Sector
Food Manufacturing

Job Details

Technical Manager

Location – South East.

Salary – c£45k - £55k

Do you have extensive Technical knowledge within the field of Dairy processing? Use that knowledge to make your mark on this business!


The Role.

  • Responsibility for Food Safety and quality management, ensuring that products and manufacturing operations meet all quality, food safety and legality requirements.
  • Maintain and develop programmes of continuous improvement.
  • 7 direct reports, including Technologists, Quality & Technical administration. You will report directly to the MD.
  • Approval of new artwork and artwork amends ensuring all legal aspects are correct.
  • Manage the technical department budget to ensure optimum utilisation of personnel and other equipment/material resources.
  • To co-ordinate supplier audits, and review supplier performance against defined standards.

The Candidate.

  • Relevant degree i.e., Food Science is preferred.
  • Chilled and/or dairy experience is essential to this role.
  • An in-depth knowledge of relevant legislation and food industry standards, familiar with Food Safety, Allergen Control, Microbiology and Quality Assurance.
  • Examples of BRC Audits for major retailers and the grades achieved.

The Company.

  • This business boasts over 150 years of experience between the team.
  • Supplying into all major retailers, food service and hospitality sectors.
  • High grade BRC AA* facility.


If you would like to know more about this opportunity contact Hannah McGrail on 07450406505 or email Hannah directly on with reference #HM9039



The Silven team is full of passionate, committed and personable people, who have built their careers recruiting into their specialist markets.

We’ve developed many long standing client and candidate relationships along the way; mainly because we delight in helping companies to realise their plans and in assisting candidates to advance their careers.

If you are a client or candidate seeking advice and a service based on experience and knowledge of your market, we’d love to hear from you. Contacting us could be the best thing you do today.

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