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Technical & Quality Manager

Closing date
20 Dec 2023

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Contract Type
Quality Assurance, Technical
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing

Job Details

Technical & Quality Assurance Manager / Fresh Produce / Hereford


We are work with a fantastic grower and packer of fresh produce supplying supermarkets across the UK.


As a Technical & Quality Manager, you will play a pivotal role in maintaining the high-quality standards for the business. Reporting to the Packhouse Manager and Farm Manager, you'll lead a dynamic team and oversee the entire Technical Department. Your responsibilities will span quality management, food safety, regulatory compliance, and continuous improvement initiatives.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Manage Quality, Housekeeping, and Technical teams
  • Enhance and maintain Quality Management Systems.
  • Uphold and improve Food Safety Management Systems, including HACCP.
  • Champion an 'audit ready' approach, managing internal and external audits and accreditations.
  • Lead worker welfare standards, ensuring ethical policies are followed.
  • Drive innovations to enhance efficiency while upholding quality standards.
  • Liaise with customers, marketing groups, and import suppliers for technical queries.
  • Ensure compliant packaging specifications align with customer requirements.
  • Collaborate with the admin department and oversee the packaging department in coordination with the Packhouse Manager.
  • Collaborate with the Farm Manager on crop-picking plans based on quality and supermarket specifications.

The candidate:

For this role, you will currently be a Quality Manager or Technical Manager within a fresh produce business and ideally have fruit experience. You will have a proven track record of driving quality standards forward and improving processes within a business. You will have experience in leading audits and you will build good working relationships internally and externally within the business with a flexible approach to work.

How to Apply

If this sounds like you, please apply via the link. Alternatively, for a confidential chat about this exciting role, please get in touch with Luan on 01780 480530 or


MorePeople are a specialist recruitment business for the food, fresh produce, horticulture and agriculture industries. Founded in 2000 by two passionate foodies with vast experience in the industry, we’re a growing team comprising of a mixture of ex-industry professionals and professional recruiters passionate about the sector.

Offering a functional approach to recruitment, we have dedicated expert teams to assist in all roles across a business;

  • Commercial  
  • NPD
  • Operations
  • Technical
  • Growing
  • Agronomy
  • Engineering
  • Finance
  • HR, Admin & IT
  • Rural Surveyors, Land Agents & Estate Managers

The team are committed to offering the best recruitment service for all professional roles within the sectors in which we operate.

Find out more on our website at or call us on 01780 480530.


Company info
01780 480530
Cherryholt House
Cherryholt Road
United Kingdom

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