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Technical Director

CPA Recruitment
c£100,000 + bonus + package
Closing date
18 Nov 2021

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Contract Type
Quality Assurance, Technical
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Technical Director


c.£100,000 + bonus + package

A fast growing and highly successful company, with turnover in excess of £70 million and a total commitment to customer care and product quality, our client prides themselves in being a leading supplier of branded and own label products to the major UK retail market. Their sector is growing, and they continue to be a first choice supplier.

In this senior management role, reporting directly to the MD, you will be responsible for all aspects of the technical department, ensuring compliance with quality, safety, and legislation.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Leading the technical department ensuring they meet and exceed exacting customer demands for technical excellence
  • Lead and advise on statutory regulations and company standards relating to best practice in food safety and quality
  • Full responsibility for building relationships with technical teams in the international supply base, including customer audit preparation and supervising audits to a high standard
  • Ensure suppliers meet customer requirements at all times
  • Lead and manage the technical department of 9 which incorporates quality assurance and CSR.

Person Profile:

  • Food related degree or equivalent
  • Previous exposure and understanding of UK retailer requirements, practices and procedures
  • Up to date knowledge of food legislation
  • Strong supplier management experience and enjoy strategic work across countries
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • BRCGS Lead Assessor
  • Able to inspire and develop a team

It’s a challenging remit – where customer satisfaction is key. With a genuine passion for quality, mixed with the determination to implement an exciting technical programme, you should be able to demonstrate a proven track record in retail supply,  with good organisational and inter-personal skills, linked to sound judgement.



International specialists in the provision of practical recruitment and resourcing solutions, across every sector of the food and drink industry, CPA Recruitment is a name synonymous with quality and service, as well as being a business that’s justifiably proud of its well earned reputation.

Offering a global capability, we’re able to draw on an unrivalled wealth of in-house expertise and are clearly acknowledged as one of the market leaders in our field.

Highly respected in the food & drink industry, we are dedicated to building partnerships in business, with both clients and candidates that bring, mutual benefits to all parties, on a long term basis.

With twenty year’s experience, we have grown a talented team of consultants, whose knowledge and experience and expertise of the food and drink recruitment market guarantees that success will be at your disposal to achieve your recruitment objective.

We are renowned for providing bespoke solutions, with in-built flexibility and have a long and successful history of handling both UK and overseas assignments, at all levels, on behalf of a loyal and growing client base – ranging from global blue-chip organisations to independent enterprises.

Find Us
020 8203 1000
Eclipse House
20 Sandown Road
WD24 7AE
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