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Technical Manager

Blue Spark
London (Central), London (Greater)
Closing date
16 Aug 2022

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

The Company

We are working with an ambitious & vibrant business who love to be on trend with their fresh & healthy food offerings.  They are still growing and need a bright and enthusiastic Technical Manager to help drive the delivery of the highest quality products for their discerning customers. 

The Role

Reporting to the MD you’ll be working as part of a small but highly capable team to ensure all products are produced to the highest levels of quality, safety and legality. This will include overseeing the factory quality team alongside supporting the implementation and maintenance of the Technical and Quality Standards across the site. You’ll work closely with Operations to ensure the smooth day to day running of the factory, guaranteeing non-conformances and food safety risks are resolved quickly, effectively and with integrity.

You’ll be managing and co-ordinating complaint investigation and audit procedures, liaising with key customer contacts and working in partnership with them to analyse, resolve and prevent technical issues. Additionally you’ll lead your team to promote a ‘right first time’ culture across the factory through the effective implementation of robust QA systems, in line with the latest quality legislation whilst providing opportunities for training and development.

The factory’s next step is gaining their BRC Accreditation, and to help them achieve this you will be tasked with managing systems, procedures and processes; looking to achieve excellence so that their audit can be passed with flying colours.

The Person

Suit an exceptional Quality or Technical Manager with well-rounded experience gained within a complex chilled manufacturing environment. It is essential that you have experience managing and implementing HACCP and BRC standards with a successful track record of achieving excellence.

As well as being ambitious and driven to succeed, you must have excellent technical knowledge with a strong understanding of quality assurance requirements. To really thrive in the role you must have amazing interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate and influence at all levels, especially with the operations team as this role will involve a lot of time in the factory.  You must also relish the challenge of working in a dynamic and entrepreneurial environment with the agility to manage change, spot new opportunities and grow with the business.

If you’re looking for a change to apply your Technical prowess with a growing business then we’d like to hear from you.  Apply or call 0345 2600 737 to find out more.

Ref: F6472


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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