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Technical Manager (12 month FTC)

Jarvis Johnson
£60k per annum plus car allowance and benefits
Closing date
18 Jun 2022

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Contract Type
Technical, General Management
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Our client, a multi-site, branded food manufacturer is looking for a Technical Manager on a 12-month FTC for their site based in Leicestershire.  The successful candidate will work closely with the Site Factory Manager and other Functional Heads to ensure all aspects of Technical standards and policy are understood, communicated and implemented. You will also be responsible for building and developing the capability of the existing team.

Reporting to the Site Factory Manager, responsibilities for the role will include:
•    Ensuring Site Senior Management understand & implement all Technical Policies & Standards
•    Acting as the guardian of site Quality & Food Safety Standards
•    Being a key and active member of the site leadership team contributing to the wider business goals
•    Fostering and developing a strong culture of food safety at the site
•    Proactive risk management & mitigation for all 'change’ activities including material, process, product & people
•    Working with all site functions to deliver a program of ongoing product improvement & consistency, resulting in Customer & Consumer complaint reduction & consistent product quality offering
•    Contributing to the Technical Strategy & development of Quality & Food Safety Management Systems
•    Contributing to all centrally driven technical initiatives 
•    Developing technically driven CAPEX plans for the site based on food safety risk, customer standards & quality improvement
•    Delivering an ongoing agenda for product & process improvement with respect to quality, food safety, efficiency & waste reduction

Essential / Desirable skills include:
•    Demonstrable experience in a Technical Manager / Technical Leadership role within Food Manufacturing 
•    Experience supplying products to the Major Retailers 
•    Proven experience in coaching teams and individuals as well as people and team development
•    Experience with BRC, HACCP, Auditing, Micro / Allergens, Lean Manufacturing Tools, Hygiene Management / systems  
•    Cross-functional experience highly desired

The Company:
•    Long established, international, branded Food Manufacturer 
•    Market leader in its field with an extensive product portfolio
•    Supplying the Major Retailers, High Street, On Trade, Wholesale, Travel and Food Service customers 
•    Multi award-winning, people-focused organisation 

The working hours are 40 hours, Monday to Friday, 8:00am – 5:00pm, with flexibility to meet the needs of the business.  The salary for the role is £60k per annum plus  a car allowance and an excellent benefits package.

If you are interested, please respond AS SOON AS POSSIBLE quoting reference number JJ-T4643 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


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