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Technical Manager

Blue Spark
London (Central), London (Greater)
Closing date
1 Oct 2021

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Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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The Company

This small but well established food business supply a range of retail and food service customers with exceptional products from across the globe.  Some are produced in-house and other ranges are supplied by manufacturing partners abroad.

The Role

You will be responsible for keeping products safe, legal and compliant as well as supporting with innovation.   You’ll be the technical and quality guardian for the factory and for imported products.

You will actively manage and promote a food safety culture within the site ensuring all health and safety requirements are met, regularly reviewed and action plans implemented.

You will work closely with a range of customers to gain a clear understanding of their brand standards and technical requirements for products.  As well as taking responsibility for technical information such as nutritionals and labelling, you will also support with NPD requirements such as shelf-life, artwork and packaging.   

The role will include maintaining QMS and HACCP, TACCP & VACCP as team lead.  You will also manage non-conformances, complaints, raw material and finished product specifications, supporting with BRC audits and keeping up to date with changes in legislation that would impact on products.

The Person

We are looking for a confident Senior Food Technologist or Junior Technical Manager with a Food Science or related qualification with experience within the food industry.  You will ideally have worked within food manufacturing and are now looking for an exciting role to enhance your career.

You will need knowledge of BRC, HACCP and auditing as well as retailer codes of practice, specifications, labelling legislation and a good understanding of the NPD process. 

Outstanding communication, influencing and relationship building skills are essential as you’ll be liaising with internal teams as well as suppliers and customers on a regular basis.  Your attention to detail, organisational and prioritisation skills also need to be top notch.

If you have experience in a similar role and keen to take on a new challenge then please get in touch. Apply now or call Dhrutee on 0345 2600 737 to find out more.

Ref: F6298


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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