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Technical Manager

Jarvis Johnson
£50k - £60k per annum
Closing date
26 Jul 2022

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

Our client, a family-owned food business is looking for a Technical Manager for their site based in Northamptonshire.  The successful candidate will liaise with Enforcement Officers and customers representatives to ensure HACCP, Quality Management, Factory Environment Standards and Product and Process Control are implemented and maintained.  They will routinely review policies and procedures, ensuring new legislation and codes of practice are implemented.

Reporting to the Managing Director, responsibilities for the role will include:
•    Maintaining BRC accreditation
•    Ensuring all staff have the appropriate certification to work within the factory 
•    Checking all staff have a clear understanding of the hygiene standards and practices
•    Ensuring all HACCP and Due Diligence procedures are implemented by staff
•    Identifying any weaknesses in production practices and implementing appropriate strategies to prevent them 
•    Setting and maintaining standards and limits for chemical and microbiological results
•    Training and managing a multidisciplinary HACCP team consisting of production and senior management representatives 
•    Ensuring product and packaging comply with all current UK regulations and codes of practice

Essential / Desirable skills include:
•    Experience in a Technical leadership role ideally within meat manufacturing, however, will consider other Food Product backgrounds
•    Proven experience of HACCP, BRC and Major Retailer requirements and audit standards 
•    Must be familiar working in environments where high standards are achieved 
•    Excellent knowledge of Technical / Quality Systems
•    Driving licence 

The Company:
•    Family-owned Food business
•    Award-winning company with focus on ongoing investment and development
•    Dedicated to supporting local suppliers and the wider community   

The working hours are 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday with some flexibility to meet the needs of the business The salary for the role is £50k - £60k per annum.

If you are interested, please respond AS SOON AS POSSIBLE quoting reference number JJ-P4660 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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