Factory Technical Manager

Jarvis Johnson
Competitive Salary
Closing date
22 May 2021

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Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Our client, an innovative Food Manufacturer based in Hampshire, is looking for a Factory Technical Manager. The successful candidate will embrace the Company’s values of safety, quality, service and cost, and work as part of the team to guide and promote the highest food safety and quality standards.

Responsibilities for the role will include:

  • Implementing, maintaining and reviewing document controlled QMS system to BRC standards and customer codes of practice
  • Managing site visits, ensuring pest control and hygiene standards are maintained throughout visits, internal audits, BRC audits, and other 3rd party audits
  • Responsibility for the management and running of the HACCP and Allergen management systems including Food Safety system risk assessment
  • Managing supplier approval systems
  • Ensuring microbiological, water quality and other necessary food safety testing is conducted to meet customer requirements
  • Managing taste panel and customer benchmarking sessions and communicating results to the relevant departments
  • Managing traceability, mass balance systems, process validations and calibrations
  • Assisting with complaints, micro reduction projects and customer complaints investigations
  • Facilitating close liaison between technical, manufacturing, and supply chain to minimise supply and quality issues, managing the QA function and continuous improvement culture throughout the business

Essential / Desirable skills include:

  • Experience in a Technical Management role within Food Manufacturing
  • Strong understanding of BRC, customer audits, food legislation, customer codes of practice
  • HACCP L3 Essential and ideally Food Hygiene qualification
  • Strong Manager, able to lead and develop a site Technical team
  • Competent computer skills
  • Degree in food related discipline or equivalent experience

The Company:


  • Well established, multi-site Food Manufacturer
  • One of Europe's leading suppliers within their Category
  • Providing the freshest, tastiest, healthiest and most exciting products
  • Proud to supply customers throughout the UK, including Major Retailers, with own brand products and quality ingredients
  • Constantly striving to bring new ideas to the market and the business



The working hours for this role are Monday to Friday 8.30am – 5pm, with flexibility to meet the needs of the business and the salary is £Competitive

If you are a team player and problem solver with a friendly, outgoing personality then please apply AS SOON AS POSSIBLE quoting reference number JJ-P4527 with an updated CV, an indication of your current salary and your availability.



Jarvis Johnson is a Specialist Recruitment and Interim Management Agency, set up by Technical Managers and “Placing Technical First” for the Food Manufacturing Industry.

We have a total database of over 6,500 candidates within our specialist areas of Technical, Quality and NPD, built up over the last 20 years.  

We identify candidates with specialist experience, seeking referrals from influential candidates within the market, combined with advertising on Food Industry specific and generalist job boards as well as searching external databases and our very wide LinkedIn Network.

We truly believe in building strong relationships with both our candidates and clients and we go the extra mile to find candidates who really fit in terms of experience, skills and personality/ culture fit.

If you’re an Interim Manager who wants to be notified on upcoming assignments or you are looking for a new permanent role and want to be kept updated on new vacancies then please email an updated CV together with location and remuneration details to enquiries@jarvisjohsnon.co.uk

If you are representing a Food Company and want to find out more about our Recruitment / Interim Management  services then please email enquiries@jarvisjohnson.co.uk  for a copy of our Terms of Business or call 01302 366967 to speak to our ex-Technical Manager Managing Director, Lisa Johnson


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01302 366967
70-72 Nottingham Road
NG18 1BN
United Kingdom

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