Technical Manager

Jarvis Johnson
circa £35k per annum
Closing date
10 Feb 2022

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Contract Type
Quality Assurance, Technical
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Job Details

Our client, a multi-site, family-owned food business is looking for a Technical Manager for their site based in Essex.  The successful candidate will liaise with suppliers, site colleagues and customers on all food technical related matters and will ensure food manufactured is safe, legal and of the quality required.

Reporting to the Senior Technical Manager, responsibilities for the role will include:

  • Management of the company’s Quality Management System including HACCP
  • Delivering on technical improvement plans
  • Providing technical support across the business
  • Leading and supporting the Quality Assurance team and providing relevant training associated with food safety, quality and legality
  • Promoting a positive food safety culture within the business
  • Being the primary technical contact for all customers, suppliers, government led and 3rd party relationships, including certifications and accreditations.
  • Monitoring and monthly reporting on company’s performance against KPI’s
  • Leading internal and external audits

Essential / Desirable skills include:

  • Experience managing Food Safety and Quality within Food Manufacturing
  • HACCP, Food Safety and BRC / SALSA
  • Experience updating and maintaining Quality Management Systems
  • Excellent communications skills at all levels
  • Ability to prioritise tasks, effective planner, attention to detail, multitask, meeting deadlines
  • Assertive, proactive with good project management and administration skills
  • Excellent IT skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook



The Company:

  • A well-established, growing, multi-site food business
  • Built on a foundation of strong family values
  • Supplying customers with an extensive range of high-quality products
  • SALSA accredited and operating to BRC standards
  • Excellent career development opportunities

The working hours are Monday to Friday, 9am – 5pm with flexibility to meet the needs of the business.  The salary for the role is c.£35k per annum + benefits.

If you are interested, please email AS SOON AS POSSIBLE quoting reference number JJ-P4597 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


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

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