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Senior Technical Manager

Blue Spark
London (West), London (Greater)
Closing date
6 Dec 2023

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Contract Type
Technical, General Management
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing

Job Details

The Company

Supplying the major retailers with industry leading products, this is an exciting chance to work for an entrepreneurial food brand who place health at the top of their agenda. The company are seeking a proactive Senior Technical Manager to champion the safety, quality and legality of their products as well as support the innovation of new products.


The Role

In this is diverse position you will drive and maintain the highest product quality standards for existing and new product projects. You will seek to maintain legislative and regulatory compliance across the entire product portfolio. Along with this you will be on hand as the technical expert, investigating and resolving any quality issues, developing quality management and specification systems and monitoring industry developments to guarantee the brand continues to set market leading standards for quality and innovation.

You will create team synergy across the wider business, communicating any technical changes, driving continuous improvement and new agendas to achieve future success. Along with liaising internally, you will take pride in building and maintaining key stakeholder relationships to achieve customer satisfaction and product excellence throughout. You will also visit co-manufacturer and customer sites acting as the company’s quality and technical guardian to ensure needs are heard and standards are met.


The Person

We are looking for an energetic, ambitious and exceptional Technical Manager, ideally with a Food Science / Technology Degree and you must have previous experience of working in the dairy sector. Exceptional understanding of production, manufacturing and microbiology in relation to food. You will be an intuitive, rational thinker and have experience of working with third party / co-manufacturing partners. You will have strong knowledge of the regulatory framework such as EU claims, product safety, HACCP and BRC experience. You will also have experience dealing with major retailors and own label projects.

Familiar with working in a fast paced environment, you will need excellent communication, stakeholder management, planning and organisational skills, along with the ability to make a positive impact in this ambitious business. In addition, you’ll be adept at managing multiple projects, be detail conscious and have a structured approach in order to keep up with the pace of business growth.

So if you’re looking to apply your technical knowledge with a growing food brand where you have the opportunity to maximise your potential in a diverse role, then we’d love to hear from you. Apply now or call us on 0345 2600 737 for more information.


Ref: F6679


Due to the large number of applications our opportunities attract, it sometimes takes us time to thoroughly review and consider them all. We endeavour to respond to every application within 5 working days, however if you have not heard from us within this timeframe, we are sorry to say your application for the role has not been successful. To support you in showcasing your best self, we make sure that any necessary accommodations, whether physical or non-physical, are provided to assist you throughout the job application and interview process.

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.

Company info
0345 2600 737
34 - 36 The Broadway
Haywards Heath
West Sussex
RH16 3AL

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