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Assistant Technical Manager

Zest Recruitment
£40000 - £45000 per annum
Closing date
7 Mar 2024

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Contract Type
Quality Assurance, Technical
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing

Job Details

Our client is a leading company within the food industry dedicated to delivering high-quality products to their customers. With a focus on innovation and excellence, they strive to maintain the highest standards of quality, safety, and customer satisfaction.

Position Overview:

Our client is currently seeking a highly motivated and experienced Assistant Technical Manager to join their team. The successful candidate will play a key role in ensuring the company's targets are met while upholding the highest standards of quality and safety.

Reporting to the Technical Manager, you will lead a team to ensure compliance with quality and food safety standards, maintain the Quality Management System, and oversee day-to-day technical operations.


-Lead and support a team to achieve company targets and objectives.
-Ensure the site is compliant with quality and food safety standards, maintaining audit readiness at all times.
-Oversee and maintain the Quality Management System to reflect the latest industry standards and company requirements.
-Provide guidance and support on technical issues, troubleshooting where necessary.
-Collaborate with cross-functional teams to drive continuous improvement initiatives.
-Keep abreast of industry trends and regulatory changes to ensure compliance.
-Conduct regular internal audits and assist with external audits as required.


-Prior experience in a leadership role, with a proven ability to lead and motivate a team.
-Strong knowledge and experience with BRC and HACCP standards.
-Excellent understanding of quality management systems and processes.
-Retailer knowledge is desirable but not essential.
-Previous experience working with chilled products is advantageous.
-Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
-Attention to detail and ability to work under pressure.

Dependent on previous experience, this role is paying between £40,000-£45,000.

The ideal candidate will be working in a similar position within food production. If you feel this exceptional opportunity is for you and you meet the above criteria then click apply and send us an updated copy of your CV - alternatively you can send through your C.V to or phone 01780 483 999.

As you know over here at Zest we like to do things properly and always want to keep you, the candidate in the loop. Applying to this 'one of a kind' role you give Zest permission to hold your information. If you want to know more about how Zest look after your personal information please visit our privacy policy on the website


A recruitment company where every job counts.

We understand that recruitment companies often get a bad press. So, here at Zest we are bringing a refreshingly new and different approach to food and drink manufacturing recruitment. Unlike others we aim to be the recruitment company that makes sure it can be counted on at every step of the recruitment journey: every person, every job, every time.

Zest specialise because you do, and our team are dedicated to the following areas:

  • Technical & quality
  • NPD
  • Operations & production
  • Engineering
  • Supply Chain
  • Senior Appointments
  • Hygiene
  • Interim
  • Graduates

Our aim is simple, to link talented individuals with talented businesses, and we achieve this by taking a structured and industry leading approach to every step of the process.

Zest, where every job counts. 

Company info
01780 483999/ 011732 52999
Lincolnshire/ Bristol

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