Head of Technical

Silven Recruitment Limited
c. £80,000
Closing date
24 Aug 2022

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Food Manufacturing
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Head of Technical

Salary c. £80,000


Job ref: FE/11641


Would you like to take on a new challenge with a successful dairy manufacturer? My client is recruiting for a Head of Technical to join their business during an exciting period of growth.


The Role:

Reporting to the Site Director, this is a dual site role which will be responsible for cultivating a positive Food Safety culture and maintaining high Quality and Legality standards.

  • Drive Food Safety and Quality by partnering with all stakeholders across the business
  • Create and maintain integral Technical strategy
  • Lead change on legal, customer requirements, and industry standards
  • Active HACCP leader and support development of BRC standards
  • Create and implement continuous improvement plans for Technical and Quality systems and processes
  • React to crisis and incident management through root cause analysis and driving change solutions
  • Communicate effectively with customers and external stakeholders at a senior level
  • Lead customer, supplier, internal, and external audits


The Candidate:

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate:

  • Degree or equivalent in Food Science or related subject
  • 10 years’ experience in food / FMCG manufacturing environment as a Technical Leader
  • BRC compliance and auditing experience
  • HACCP level 4
  • Strong commercial awareness, financial assessment, and project management skills


The Package:

  • Salary c. £80,000
  • Car allowance and bonus
  • Relocation package


Next Steps:

If you would like to be considered for this opportunity, click ‘apply now’!



The Silven team is full of passionate, committed and personable people, who have built their careers recruiting into their specialist markets.

We’ve developed many long standing client and candidate relationships along the way; mainly because we delight in helping companies to realise their plans and in assisting candidates to advance their careers.

If you are a client or candidate seeking advice and a service based on experience and knowledge of your market, we’d love to hear from you. Contacting us could be the best thing you do today.

Find Us
0845 0036872
Clarence House
4 Clarence Street
Greater Manchester
M2 4DW

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