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Technical Services Manager

Zest Recruitment
West Midlands
£45000 - £50000 per annum
Closing date
10 Apr 2024

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Contract Type
Quality Assurance, Technical
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing

Job Details

An exciting opportunity to join a key player within the food and drink industry and the chance to implement your skillset within the Technical team. Renowned for their diverse product range and with a commitment to excellence in food safety, quality and customer satisfaction, they are seeking a proficient Technical Services Manager to join their dedicated team.

Position Overview: As the Technical Services Manager, you will play a pivotal role in ensuring the seamless operation of the technical department. Leading your own team, you will collaborate closely with the entire technical team to uphold their stringent standards. From internal and external audits to maintaining the HACCP system, you will oversee a spectrum of responsibilities crucial to their success.

Key Responsibilities:

* Lead and manage your own team within the technical department, fostering a culture of excellence and collaboration.
* Participate in internal and external food safety and quality audits, ensuring compliance with regulatory standards.
* Build and nurture strong relationships with customers, addressing their needs and concerns promptly and effectively.
* Manage and maintain the company's HACCP system, ensuring its efficacy in safeguarding product quality and safety.
* Oversee the maintenance of Quality Management System (QMS) processes and procedures, continuously improving efficiency and effectiveness.
* Demonstrate a proven track record of effective team management and collaboration within a technical environment.

Qualifications and Skills:

* Prior experience in a similar technical position within the food and drink industry.
* Strong knowledge of HACCP and BRC standards, ensuring adherence to regulatory requirements.
* Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, essential for building and maintaining customer relationships.
* Proven ability to manage and collaborate with technical teams effectively.
* Adept at handling compliance-related tasks with precision and attention to detail.
* Previous exposure to retailer requirements, while preferred, is not essential.
* Experience working with ambient products is preferred but not essential to the role.

Salary: £45,000 - £50,000 per annum, commensurate with experience.

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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