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Head of Technical

Blue Spark
London (Greater)
Closing date
3 Dec 2021

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Food Manufacturing
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Job Details

The Company

This growing business have an amazing portfolio of premium products and work with a diverse range of customers that include retailers, food service, QSR and coffee shops.

The Role

Reporting to the Technical Director you will help lead the technical function for the business as well as support other sites within the group.   Through the skilled management of your team you will ensure standards are confidently maintained whilst implementing policies affecting product safety and legality in order to deliver the technical strategy. 

You’ll liaise closely with internal teams to support customer demands, combat any issues and reduce incidents whilst enabling teams to deliver KPI’s and business objectives.  You will also work closely with NPD to launch innovative new products as well as refining existing products to keep up with the market.

With your technical knowledge and team spirit you’ll create a positive environment, encouraging the development of personal and company performance. 

The Person

This role will suit an experienced Senior Technical Manager with well-rounded experience gained within the food manufacturing industry.  You'll have experience of working with a wide range of customers, understand their requirements and are able to build strong collaborative relationships.  Experience of working with the major retailers and understanding their codes of practice is essential. 

You must also have experience of maintaining BRC standards, ensuring successful audits and driving continuous improvement to achieve excellence. You’ll need to be an inspiring leader with superb team management abilities, along with the skills to influence customers and colleagues at all business levels.

If you you’re ready to be part of this growing business then apply now or call 0345 2600 737 to find out more.

Ref: F6336


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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