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Technical Manager

Zest Recruitment
£50000 - £60000 per annum
Closing date
23 Apr 2024

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Contract Type
Quality Assurance, Technical
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing

Job Details

Job Title: Technical Manager - Food and Drink Industry

Company Overview: Our client is a leading player in the food and drink industry, renowned for their commitment to quality and innovation. As they continue to grow and evolve, they are seeking a talented Technical Manager to join the team. This role presents an exciting opportunity for someone with a passion for technical excellence and leadership to make a significant impact in a dynamic environment.

Position Overview: As a Technical Manager, you will play a pivotal role in ensuring the highest standards of quality and compliance across operations. You will be responsible for overseeing all technical management activities on site. This includes maintaining adherence to accreditation standards, managing the QMS system, handling customer complaints, and leading internal and external audits.

Key Responsibilities:

* Provide comprehensive technical management support, working closely with the technical team to drive excellence throughout the organization.
* Ensure compliance with all relevant processes, procedures, and accreditation standards, maintaining rigorous quality control measures.
* Manage and maintain the QMS system, ensuring it is up-to-date and reflective of current best practices.
* Address and resolve customer complaints promptly and effectively, implementing corrective actions as necessary to prevent reoccurrence.
* Lead internal and external customer audits, demonstrating a thorough understanding of industry regulations and requirements.
* Previous experience working with retailers is preferred, with a focus on meeting and exceeding their specific quality standards.
* Lead BRC audits that take place on site.
* Demonstrate strong leadership skills, effectively managing and motivating your team to achieve targets and deliver results.

Qualifications and Experience:

* Bachelor's degree in Food Science, Food Technology, or a related field.
* Minimum of [X] years of experience in a technical management role within the food and drink industry.
* Proven track record of leading successful BRC audits and managing compliance with industry standards.
* Strong understanding of HACCP principles and experience in their practical application.
* Excellent leadership and communication skills, with the ability to inspire and motivate teams.
* Experience working with chilled products is preferred, though not essential.

Salary: £50,000-£60,000 per annum, dependent on 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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