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Technical Manager

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£45,000 - £48,000 + benefits
Closing date
10 Feb 2022

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

Job ref: 1590 | £45,000 - £48,000 | Home Counties / South Central

The company

A position has arisen for a Technical Manager working for a dynamic food business which manufactures high end products.

They work closely with their customers to develop an innovative, great tasting product range and have a great reputation for the supply of retailer brands, working very closely with the leading UK supermarkets and food manufacturers.

The job

As Technical Manager, you will be accountable for all technical and QA activities within the factory and delivering the technical agenda, supported by a talented QA team who you will effectively manage to deliver objectives.

This is a hands-on, factory floor role where you will make real-time decisions to ensure the company remains legal and compliant with the product but also food safety systems and ways of working.

For the right candidate, you will have the opportunity to make a real impression and implement effective change.

Other key responsibilities:

  • Drive site compliance to certification requirements & customer codes of practice and BRC.
  • Lead the technical function during customer audits and technical visits.
  • Coordinate all QA and Hygiene activities.
  • Senior HACCP team member.
  • Manage non-conformances investigation and resolution.
  • Develop a culture of always maintaining good GMP.
  • Develop, coach, and monitor the performance of team members.
  • Explore innovative ways of driving improved performance.

Your experience

We are looking for a passionate and dedicated individual with a solid technical / QA track record within food manufacturing. This role may suit an existing QA Manager or Technical Supervisor looking for progression.

Ideally degree educated a food based discipline, you will be a natural team leader, have high attention to detail and be customer-focused.

You will also be Food Safety and HACCP Level 3 qualified plus ideally Lead Auditor.

Working knowledge of raw material & packaging specifications, retailer customer requirements, food safety audits, BRC, QMS and HACCP are also required.

A driving licence is recommended due to the site location.

More details

The Technical Manager job is based in Berkshire and paying £45,000 - £48,000 according to experience.

The package comes with excellent benefits including discretionary bonus, pension (5% employee/3% employer), life assurance, access to healthcare cash plan and 31 days holiday (including bank holidays) increasing with years of service.

This is a shift role working 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday either 7 am – 3 pm or 3 pm – 11 pm, or possible rotation of each according to business needs.

How to apply

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After you have submitted your CV, we will aim to contact you in 1-2 business days on the assumption that your skills and experience match the job requirements.

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Alternative job titles

Quality Manager | QA Manager | Site Technical Manager | Head of Technical | Technical Controller | Food Manufacturing Technical Management Jobs | Home Counties | Berkshire


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