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Technical Manager

Recruitment Wolf
South Wales
Closing date
19 May 2024

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Contract Type
Development, Quality Assurance, Technical
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing

Technical Manager - 50k

About Us

Our customers are at the heart of everything we do, and we couldn’t do it without our team. It is a team where everyone counts…we empower you with trust and give you the freedom to deliver. We ‘do what we say’ and accept accountability which allows our customers to trust us to create great tasting, innovative and quality meal solutions.

Role Overview

Our chilled foods site at is the largest within of our the division, employing around 1600 people, and producing a huge range of premium quality ready meals for major retail customers. It's a huge, complex site offer plenty of challenge and variety and this is a great opportunity to join our Technical team.

Reporting to the Head of Technical, your key responsibilities will include:

  • Leading two QA Managers and teams of QA Technicians, ensuring all food safety, customer, and quality standards are maintained within the high care areas of the site.
  • Motivating and developing your team, by being visible in the factory, leading by example and providing ongoing coaching and mentoring.
  • As the 'go to' person for technical matters, working closely with other managers and teams across the site to ensure technical integrity and best practice.
  • Developing and instilling a culture of continuous improvement, proactively looking for more effective ways of working.
  • Coaching and developing your team, supporting them to ensure they're all equipped to work to the best of their ability.

About You

  • Prior experience of working in a Technical or Quality leadership role in a chilled / high care food manufacturing environment
  • Demonstrable experience and knowledge of retailer codes of practice, with experience of working with M&S being an advantage
  • Proactive mindset with a focus on continuous improvement and working to drive standards
  • Strong leadership skills, able to coach and develop teams
  • Highly organised, able to manage and prioritise a busy workload to meet deadlines.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, able to develop good working relationships with colleagues at all levels

To be considered for this role you should have the following skills/experience:

  • Food Science degree or equivalent.
  • Level 4 HACCP
  • Level 4 Food Safety
  • Lead Auditor
  • TACCP/VACCP trained.
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in a food safety management role.
  • High Care/Chilled/Frozen Food experience.
  • Experience working to high profile customer standards.
  • Experience dealing with technologists, auditors and risk assessments.
  • Incident Management experience.
  • Allergen/Free From experience.
  • Vulnerability/Integrity experience.
  • BRC experience.

How to apply

If this really sounds like you and you want to be considered for the Technical Manager position send your CV to

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We aim to contact you within 24 hours on the assumption that your credentials fit the requirements for the role.


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