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Head of Technical

Corvin Fox
Blaenavon, Pontypool
Circa £85,000 plus Package
Closing date
16 Feb 2024

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Contract Type
Development, Quality Assurance, Technical
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing

Job Details

If you are an experienced Technical expert who is a great leader of people and someone with excellent project management skills, then we have the perfect role for you.

We are working exclusively with a profitable and growing chilled and frozen food manufacturer, who are part of a larger group, in the search for a Head of Technical to join their team in Monmouthshire. The Head of Technical they are searching for will be responsible for 3 sites, ensuring all products are manufactured to standards that meet specifications while also working on business strategies and projects. As a senior leader within the business, you will be a key stakeholder in advancing the companies broader objectives and growth.

The person that will be successful as the Head of Technical will be:

  • Someone who thrives in a team environment
  • A successful leader who can develop a high achieving team
  • Someone who can roll up their sleeves and get hands on
  • Tackles challenges with a level headed and practical mindset
  • Open and honest

As a company, they work magic by creating exciting and innovative products which set the pace for others to follow. They are going through exciting growth with significant volume lined up for next year, as this continues your responsibility and remit will grow. Their multiple locations worldwide will also mean scope for you to relocate to their international sites.

The experience you will need will be:

  • A background in food manufacturing and worked with frozen or chilled products
  • Have a demonstrable background in senior Technical positions
  • Have fantastic private label knowledge, ideally working with multiple retailers
  • Excellent project management skills with the ability to lead numerous projects and work streams at the same time
  • Level 3 HACCP trained

Some of the key responsibilities of the Head of Technical:

  • Coordinate all technical and quality activities to ensure that products are manufactured against agreed specifications
  • Lead the site Technical and Quality managers and wider technical teams at the sites
  • Drive site preparation and carry out internal audits for the sites and maintaining overall internal audit schedule
  • Lead all retail and third party audits
  • Maintain overall responsibility for the HACCP plan and Allergen risk assessment for the sites
  • Ensure strong working relationships are established with all retailers

They are offering the successful candidate circa £85,000 per annum + bonus and excellent package!

You will not want to pass up this opportunity with an exciting company who are extremely profitable and growing with some fantastic scope for your career progression opportunities!

Attach your CV to apply today or give us a call on 01775 729590 to discuss further!

Whilst we aim to respond to all applicants, there are times where this is not possible due to the high number of applicants we receive. If you haven’t heard back from us within 10 working days of your application, you have unfortunately been unsuccessful.

Corvin Fox is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our mission is to welcome everyone and create inclusive teams. We celebrate difference and encourage candidates from all backgrounds and walks of life to apply. If you would like to discuss any accessibility requirements for the recruitment process or the role, please contact us on 01775 729590 and we will be happy to discuss.



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