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Technical Manager

Jarvis Johnson
£50 - £60k per annum
Closing date
4 Nov 2021

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Our client, a bulk food processor who is passionate about sustainability is looking for a Technical Manager for their site based in Warwickshire.  The successful candidate will manage a small Quality and Laboratory team and lead the delivery and maintenance of standards and processes to meet all legal, regulatory and compliance requirements.

Reporting directly to the CEO, responsibilities for the role will include:

  • Developing and maintaining the Quality Management System to current BRCGS and customer standards
  • Leading the delivery and maintenance of standards and processes required to meet all legal, regulatory and compliance standards (FSA, TSO, EHO, BRCGS, CLAS, HACCP)
  • Leading and developing customer facing relationships to ensure customer audits run smoothly and all accreditations are progressed as required
  • Ensuring continual adherence to all agreed food hygiene and safety standards
  • Maintaining critical control points, PRP’s, traceability and the allergen management system, ensuring that all employees are complying with procedures and verify that paperwork is checked and completed correctly
  • Ensuring the onsite laboratory is well run and meeting required standards
  • Analysing laboratory results, identifying trends and reporting deviations

Essential / Desirable skills and experience include:

  • Experience in a Senior Technical / Quality Management role within Food Manufacturing
  • Leading customer and 3rd party audits including BRCGS
  • Implementing UK Food Safety Law
  • Leading a small Technical team
  • Formal HACCP training
  • Ideally, Lead Assessor Auditor trained
  • Experience managing an on-site chemistry laboratory desirable

The Company:

  • Sustainability is important to the company; the facility is powered by renewable energy and the production methods result in zero waste; Big performance with a small footprint
  • Small, dynamic and enthusiastic team, proud of championing UK farming and healthy eating in a sustainable way
  • Greenfield production facility
  • Attracts employees with a can-do attitude with ambition and creative thinking
  • The company culture suits candidates who are proactive and flexible, with the commitment and drive to help drive the business forward

The role offers a competitive salary of £50k-£60k commensurate with experience and will be a Monday to Friday site-based role.

If this role is of interest, please apply AS SOON AS POSSIBLE quoting reference number JJ-P4567 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 

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


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