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Technical Manager

b3 jobs
£45,000 - £50,000
Closing date
14 Apr 2024

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Contract Type
Quality Assurance, Technical
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing

Job Details

Technical Manager

£45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Food Manufacturing
Job ref: 8639

The company

Known for producing natural and organic products, they're constantly on the lookout for new food trends and implement these inspirations into their own concepts, exploring new ideas with health and sustainability in mind.

About the Technical Manager job

As Technical Manager, the purpose of your job will be to manage and continually improve food safety, legality and quality management and maintain these standards, customer requirements, UK legislation and due diligence.

Key tasks

  • Oversee and maintain the QMS in accordance with the current version of the BRC Food Safety Global Standards, conduct HACCP & lead the HSACCP team effectively.
  • Manage internal audits and supplier and customer audits and take corrective actions as well as conduct product inspections, quality control testing, and microbiological testing. Implement allergen risk management strategies.
  • Evaluate and approve suppliers and raw materials and monitor their performance and manage non-conforming products to ensure traceability throughout the supply chain as well as the handling of complaints and implement necessary improvements.
  • Oversee housekeeping, cleaning, and pest control activities and manage maintenance and calibration of equipment and ensure systems for foreign body detection and removal are in place and operational.
  • Develop and maintain specifications for raw materials, packaging, and finished goods, conduct utility testing and oversee chemical and physical contamination control measures.
  • Monitor and control operations and maintain quality standards and update manuals inline with BRC changed and maintain Grade A status or above.

About You

The successful candidate shall have a bachelor’s degree in good sciences or a related field and proven experience in a similar food manufacturing industry based technical role. Our client is looking for someone who shall play an influential part in the next phase of the company’s growth. The ability to create change, be collaborative and forward thinking. You should be a resilient individual, one that is open to change and evolution.

  • In depth knowledge of food safety standards, HACCP principles, and regulatory requirements.
  • Strong leadership and communication skills and an excellent contributor to team efforts.
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple tasks and priorities responsibilities.
  • Attention to detail and a commitment to continuous improvement.
  • Experience in customer and supplier interaction.
  • Openness and personable.

More details

The Technical Manager job is based in Kent and is paying £45,000 to £50,000 per annum according to your experience.

The package includes 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays, employee assistance programme, GP 24/7 service for you and your family members, benefits hub access, pension scheme, free onsite parking, annual Christmas gift, staff events and staff canteen facilities.

The working hours are Monday to Friday - 8:30am to 4:30pm.

Alternate job titles

Head of Technical | QA Manager | Quality Assurance Manager | Senior Quality Manager | Food Manufacturing Technical Management Jobs | Food Safety Jobs




Since 2000, b3 jobs has been helping to further 1000s of people’s careers within the food manufacturing industry, throughout the whole of the UK. As one of the leading specialist food manufacturing recruitment agencies, b3 jobs cover all disciplines both permanent and interim and from graduates to MD’s,

Our core values are always:

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We genuinely strive to provide you with what you want – a job that not only offers the salary you’re after, but also the career progression and job satisfaction that makes going to work all the more worthwhile. Enough trumpet blowing though – visit our website to read just some of our happy previous candidate testimonials - we are more than happy to let our reputation precede us!

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Company info
01435 866000
Heffle Buildings
33a High Street
East Sussex
TN21 8HU

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