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Technical Manager

Zest Recruitment
East Riding of Yorkshire
£55000 - £65000 per annum
Closing date
15 May 2024

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Contract Type
Quality Assurance, Technical
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing

Job Details

Our client is a forward-thinking company committed to delivering high-quality products while maintaining the highest standards of food safety. As they continue to expand and innovate, they are seeking a passionate and experienced Technical Manager to join the team and drive excellence across the site.

Role Overview: As the Technical Manager, you will play a pivotal role in overseeing a broad range of areas across the site. You will be directly responsible for leading the Technical department, with Quality and Hygiene teams reporting into you. This is a fantastic opportunity to take ownership of site technical objectives, implement your strategy and contribute to the senior leadership team's strategic direction.

Key Responsibilities:

* Lead and manage the Technical department, ensuring high food safety standards and compliance with regulatory requirements.
* Oversee all audits, both internal and external, and drive continuous improvement initiatives based on audit findings.
* Manage customer relationships and ensure effective communication and collaboration to meet their requirements.
* Drive the implementation of BRC and HACCP standards, ensuring adherence throughout the organisation.
* Utilize your expertise in chilled and high-risk products to enhance processes and mitigate risks.
* Provide strategic leadership and guidance to the technical team, fostering a culture of excellence and continuous improvement.


* Proven experience in a similar level role within the food industry.
* Strong understanding of BRC and HACCP standards.
* Previous experience working with retailers is essential.
* Excellent leadership and management skills, with the ability to motivate and develop teams.
* Strategic thinker with the ability to drive change and innovation.
* Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
* Degree or equivalent qualification in a relevant discipline is desirable.


* Salary: £55,000-£65,000 (Dependent on experience)
* Opportunity for career growth and development within a dynamic and supportive environment.
* Chance to make a lasting impact on a great company and contribute to its ongoing success.

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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