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Technical Director

Silven Recruitment Limited
£130000 per year Exec benefits
Closing date
1 Jan 2022

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Food Manufacturing
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European Technical Director

Are you a Senior Technical Professional within the Food Manufacturing sector with extensive experience of driving and implementing a multi-site technical strategy? My client, a manufacturer of branded and own label food products is looking for you.

Job Title: Technical Director

Location: Central Scotland with travel

Salary: c£130K+ Exec benefits


The Candidate:

  • You will have extensive experience of formatting, articulating and delivering a clear Technical, Compliance and R&D strategy, in a multi-site food manufacturing business.
  • You need significant leadership experience , demonstrating strategic thinking and an action orientated approach.
  • Degree qualified, you will also have experience of Health & Safety, Quality Management and Environmental Management.
  • A credible professional, you will represent the company at Senior Government and industry forums, whilst building a strong network of external relationships.


The Role:

  • You will develop and implement the Company's Technical and Compliance strategy, to ensure the company policy and standards adapt and improve to minimise risk from emerging issues, and new regulations.
  • To develop and implement an Integrated Management System that efficiently and effectively manages Health and Safety, Food Safety and Quality, and Environmental standards, procedures, and instructions throughout the Company.
  • To identify and implement technical continuous improvement programmes to drive company performance, and to provide support and expertise to local improvement programmes.
  • To provide Technical direction and expertise to the Management Board, Commercial, NPD, and Supply Chain Teams
  • To lead the Company's technical and regulatory relationship with regulatory government bodies, technical industry forums and groups, and customer technical team to develop beneficial outcomes.


The Company:

  • My client is a market leading food and drink manufacturer that has seen impressive growth in its sector over the last few years.
  • An opportunity now exists for an ambitious Technical Director to join this progressive business.


Due to the high volume of responses to online advertisements, regrettably we are only able to acknowledge successful applications. If you have not been contacted within 7 days, on this occasion your application has been unsuccessful.

To apply, please send a copy of your CV quoting ref EH/TD526 to or for a confidential discussion, please call me on 0161 832 7463.


The Silven team is full of passionate, committed and personable people, who have built their careers recruiting into their specialist markets.

We’ve developed many long standing client and candidate relationships along the way; mainly because we delight in helping companies to realise their plans and in assisting candidates to advance their careers.

If you are a client or candidate seeking advice and a service based on experience and knowledge of your market, we’d love to hear from you. Contacting us could be the best thing you do today.

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0845 0036872
Clarence House
4 Clarence Street
M2 4DW
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