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Technical Manager

Blue Spark
Closing date
7 Jul 2022

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Food Manufacturing
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The Company

Driven by the ever-changing needs of their customers, our client is a global supplier of household and health & beauty products. They are now seeking a Technical Manager to work closely with the customer and NPD team to deliver successful new products, ensuring all key technical elements of a project are diligently completed. This is a head office role with flexible or remote working.

The Role

In this fast paced role you will take responsibility for the technical aspects of projects, applying your expertise in the compliance and launch of products.

This will involve working with manufacturing suppliers as well as internal teams to deliver products that are consistently high quality with a competitive edge. You’ll play a key part in the management of product quality and performance through maintaining accurate supplier information, ensuring clearly defined specifications and quality requirements are adhered to throughout the innovations process. Checking product artwork, packaging and labelling for compliance with relevant regional legislation will be part of your remit too. You’ll be the single point of contact for customer technical managers.

As the product champion for the business you will work cross functionally to promote technical excellence throughout the company, ensuring quality and safety measures are adhered to. With your keen eye for detail coupled with your industry know-how you’ll obsessively follow up and resolve any complaints or issues.

The role will also involve some international travel to attend factory trials, pre-production, product launches and to meet with customers.

The Person

We are looking for a proactive and confident Senior Technologist / Technical Manager with experience in a similar role within health, beauty or household product categories for a manufacturing, branded or retail business.

Ideally you will have a Science or Chemistry degree with good working knowledge of product development, technical and quality standards.  Good working knowledge of QMS, HACCP, BRC and retailer codes of practice is also required.

Outstanding communication, influencing and relationship building skills are essential as you’ll be liaising with customers, internal teams as well as suppliers on a regular basis, working with them to produce and deliver amazing product ranges. 

So if you’re looking to apply your technical knowledge and seeking the opportunity to maximise your potential with this prominent business then we’d love to hear from you. Apply now or call Kimia 0345 2600 737 for more information.

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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
West Sussex
RH16 3AL
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