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Technical Manager

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13 Aug 2021

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Food Manufacturing
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Technical Manager | Fresh Produce | East Yorkshire

Depending on Experience

Are you a Technical Manager working within fresh produce? If so, we'd like to hear from you.

About our Client

We are recruiting for an established and highly regarded multi-site fresh produce grower/packer supplying into the retail and foodservice sector. This is a new role for business and will report to the Group Technical Director.

About the Role

As Technical Manager, you will manage the technical department, ensuring the business is fully compliant and up to date with legislation/customer requirements and maintaining full accreditation. You will be a key point of contact for internal & external business customers regarding technical matters. Leading site audits BRC, Red Tractor, Organic Soil Association and customer compliance audits. Lead the HACCP Team ensuring the documentation is current and reviewed annually. Overall responsibility for the product specifications against customer requirements, ensuring the maintenance of current data. Drive Innovation, new product development and Strategy within the customers and take the lead of driving continual improvement

The Ideal Candidate

You will be ideally educated to a degree level in food science, food technology, or food safety-related discipline for this role. You will have experience of working as a Technical Manager, ideally within fresh produce. Experience in managing a team. Be HACCP level 4 and food safety qualified. Previous experience as an Internal Auditor and preferably Lead Auditor is desirable.

You must have experience BRC V8, good understanding and experience of leading customer audit requirements - Tesco, M&S, Waitrose, Aldi

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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