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Technical Manager

2 Sisters Food Group
Dependent on Experience
Closing date
23 May 2024

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Contract Type
Quality Assurance, Technical
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing

Job Details

Technical Manager


Monday to Friday

When you join 2 Sisters, you will become part of the UK’s largest food manufacturer with ambitious plans and as such you can look forward to working with a whole bunch of talented colleagues with a shared passion for quality, service and most importantly food.

UK Poultry represents more than half of 2 Sisters’ business by sales. The division employs over 8,500 people working in a chilled environment to process poultry products which are then marketed to UK consumers via major retailers.


Due to an internal promotion, we are looking to recruit a Technical Manager to the Flixton site.

You would be responsible for all technical activities on site. This will include, providing the site with a first-class technical service, which involves day to day management of the Technical / Quality Assurance team. You will also provide technical advice to all departments and our customers to maintain our long-lasting relationships. 

Some responsibilities:

  • Manage the Technical and Quality teams (2 direct reports of Quality Assurance Shift Managers)
  • Provide reports and summaries to allow easy trend analysis and monitoring of important quality and food safety KPI’s (customer complaints, micro results, quality control information), allowing generation of robust improvement plans.
  • Initiate and ensure internal/external audits are conducted as per agreed schedule and any resulting non-conformances are dealt with in a timely and appropriate manner.
  • Responsible for the Technical relationship with customers and showing retail customers around the site.
  • Deal with customer complaints, facilitating investigations and ensuring preventative measures are in place
  • Ensure the products leaving site meet the quality standards agreed
  • Work closely with the onsite veterinarians


Can you do it? Yes you can, if you’re fanatical about food, thrive under pressure and have a proven track record working in a Technical role within food manufacturing. Bring those qualities along with the below and you will have the recipe for success:

  • Food Science degree (desirable)
  • Experience in a similar role within food manufacturing
  • Knowledge of BRCGS/Red Tractor/RSPCA/Organic/Customer standards
  • Retailer experience
  • People management
  • Knowledge of HACCP along with qualifications to minimum level 3 (essential)


2 Sisters Food Group is one of the UK’s biggest food manufacturers providing great tasting products to the nation, from chicken to cookies and pizza to pies!

With 18 sites in England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland. We employ over 13,500 staff, all of whom have the opportunity to progress as we focus on promoting from within and you can be part of that too.

Knowing that our business is only as good as the people we employ, we ensure that we invest in people like you to enhance skills and professional development.


We are one of British business's most compelling success stories of the past 20 years. More than 13,000 colleagues drawn from 36 nationalities help to make a mind-boggling array of some of the finest food in Britain - From poultry to pizza, from ready meals to ranges of soup. We started out from very humble beginnings in the early 1990s, and from there 2 Sisters has grown to become one of the leading food manufacturing companies in Europe, producing great quality, great value food.




We have a strong UK presence in poultry, chilled and bakery food categories. We are also committed to delivering the highest quality products to the British public and to our retail and food service customers. Our customers include Aldi, Asda, Co-op, KFC, Lidl, Marks & Spencer, Morrison's, Sainsbury's, Tesco and Waitrose.


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