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Technical Services Manager

Zest Recruitment
South West England
£35000 - £40000 per annum
Closing date
30 Mar 2024

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Contract Type
Quality Assurance, Technical
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing

Job Details

Our client stands at the forefront of the food manufacturing industry, dedicated to delivering superior products while maintaining a commitment to innovation and sustainability. The company is currently seeking an accomplished and dynamic Technical Services Manager to join its team, contributing to the ongoing success of this leading organization.

Position Overview:
The Technical Services Manager will assume a crucial role in ensuring the seamless integration of technical services within the food manufacturing processes. Responsibilities include overseeing quality control, managing technical teams, implementing process improvements, and ensuring strict compliance with industry standards.

Key Responsibilities:

Quality Assurance:
Develop and execute quality control processes to uphold the highest standards of product quality.
Conduct routine audits and inspections to identify areas for improvement and ensure compliance with regulatory requirements.
Team Leadership:

Provide leadership and mentorship to a team of technical professionals, fostering a culture of continuous improvement and accountability.
Collaborate cross-functionally with other departments to optimize production processes and address technical challenges.

Process Improvement:
Identify opportunities for process optimization and efficiency gains in collaboration with production and R&D teams.
Implement and monitor key performance indicators (KPIs) to track improvements and drive continuous enhancement.
Supplier and Customer Collaboration:

Work closely with suppliers to ensure the quality of incoming raw materials.
Collaborate with customers to understand their technical requirements and implement solutions to meet their specifications.

Regulatory Compliance:
Stay abreast of industry regulations and standards, ensuring that the company remains in compliance with all relevant requirements.
Interface with regulatory bodies and conduct internal audits to guarantee adherence to quality and safety protocols.

Degree or Master's in Food Science, Engineering, or a related field.
Proven experience in a technical services role within the food manufacturing industry.
Strong leadership and team management skills.
In-depth knowledge of quality assurance processes and regulatory requirements.
Excellent problem-solving and analytical abilities.
Effective communication and interpersonal skills.

How to Apply:
Professionals with a results-driven mindset and a passion for ensuring product excellence in the food manufacturing sector are invited to apply for this exciting opportunity. Interested candidates should submit their CV to

Please note, this role does not offer any support regarding sponsorship.

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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