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Technical Manager

Blue Spark
South East England
Closing date
12 Jun 2021

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Quality Assurance, Technical
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Job Details

The Company

This is a brilliant chance to work for a premium food business supplying an extensive range of products for the food retail and manufacturing industry. They are currently seeking a confident and dynamic Shift Technical Manager to help maintain their great reputation within the market place.

The Role

Reporting to the Group Technical Lead, you’ll ensure all products are produced to the highest levels of quality, safety and legality. You’ll be accountable for the technical and QA activities within the factory during the shift with responsibility for delivering the technical agenda, supported by a highly effective QA team. You’ll work closely with Operations & Hygiene to ensure the smooth day to day running of the factory, guaranteeing non-conformances and food safety risks are resolved quickly, effectively and with integrity.

You’ll be managing and co-ordinating complaint investigation and audit procedures, liaising with key customer contacts and working in partnership with them to analyse, resolve and prevent technical issues. Additionally you’ll lead your team to promote a ‘right first time’ culture across the factory, ensuring the business stays legal and compliant with the product but also food safety systems and ways of working.

The Person

We’re looking for a bright, capable and driven Technical Manager/ QA Manager with superb interpersonal skills. Ideally with a food science / technology degree and a wealth of technical experience from food manufacturing environment.

Of course the usual HACCP, BRC, auditing and quality management systems experience is essential but we need a technical manager with a real passion for food and processes. Someone who can embrace new product areas, gets excited about technical innovation and new ingredients.

Driving License is essential due to the factory location.


Although we do our utmost to respond to all applicants, there are times when this is just not possible due to sheer volume so if you have not heard from us within 5 working days then we are sorry to say your application for this role has not been successful.

Also, please note that we are only able to accept and respond to applications from candidates with eligibility to work in the UK and those who hold valid work visas.


Blue Spark is a boutique recruitment consultancy for the Food and Drinks industry, satisfying a growing appetite for intelligent and ethical recruitment.

Working entirely free of commission, we source high calibre candidates for some of the most exciting organisations in the field.

Our friendly and creative consultants seek the perfect match with every appointment – be it graduate or director level, permanent or interim.

Established by Food professionals in 2006, our vast experience and intuitive grasp of market trends has earned us the superb reputation we enjoy today.

With a particular commitment to openness and innovation, Blue Spark offers a truly comprehensive range of recruitment solutions across all sectors of the Food and Drinks industry.

These include:

• Search and Selection

• Advertised Search

• Executive Search

• Database Search

• Proactive Candidate Generation

So whether you're seeking that dream job in Food and Drink, or the perfect people for your growing business, Blue Spark can deliver.

Find Us
0345 2600 737
34 - 36 The Broadway
Haywards Heath
RH16 3AL
United Kingdom
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