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Technical Manager

Bolton, Greater Manchester
Closing date
26 May 2024

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

Job Details

Job Title: Technical Manager
Salary: Up to £52,500 per annum plus benefits
Location: Bolton
Department: Quality

Due to an internal promotion we have an exciting opportunity for a Technical Manager or Quality Manager to support our Bolton Bakery! Working alongside our General Manager and as part of the manufacturing management team you will be able to lead our team to achieve a performance level where the site can be truly recognised in “Unbeatable Quality”.

Essential Ingredients

  • Experience of working in a similar role within the food industry
  • A proven track record of management and leadership of a team, delivering change and transformation through the development of your people
  • An ability to use data to analyse and identify opportunities and continuous improvement for your team and the site
  • Dedicated to providing a safe working environment, ensuring Health, Safety and Environmental requirements are achieved within the technical team, whilst supporting the wider site on Health and Safety performance
  • Experience of all aspects of the Quality Management Systems, including HACCP, ensuring compliance with all business standards, BRC and other external accreditation standards requirements
  • Confident in providing broader Technical support to the site Leadership team and external suppliers and customers

The Recipe
An exciting time to join us, it’s a time of continuous improvement, change and transformation at Bolton Bakery. We’ll look for your experience in leading the team by developing new ways of working through data, continuous improvement, and manufacturing excellence both at site and through collaboration with the national teams.
You’ll be part of the manufacturing leadership team at our Bolton Bakery, working in collaboration with the Compliance Manager and play a key role in ensuring engagement and high-level performance remain a priority throughout the site in all aspects of Food Safety, Quality & Legality. You’ll be identifying opportunities for improvement and be keen to develop your career to build your skills and knowledge in an exciting and fast paced environment.
Here at our Bolton Bakery, the team are dedicated to manufacturing excellence, driving product quality, people safety, food safety and reliability.

Extra Dough
And last but by no means least, you will want to know what your bread is worth

  • Base salary up to £52,500 per annum depending on experience
  • A slice of the annual profits 
  • Family time is important to us so as well as your holiday entitlement, we'll give you the opportunity to purchase up to an extra weeks annual leave
  • Award winning pension scheme with matched company contributions, starting at 7% and rising to 12%
  • Private medical insurance and life assurance
  • Products you will love along with deals and discounts through our Extra Dough App
  • Continued investment in your personal development and internal career opportunities
  • Fully stocked kitchens filled with our delicious products for you to enjoy with your daily brew!
  • Support for your health and wellbeing, including access to free physiotherapy, 24/7 access to a confidential helpline for practical advice and a comprehensive occupational health service

 We respect and value difference. We look to create an inclusive workplace that promotes and values diversity. Companies that are diverse in age, gender identity, race, religion, sexual orientation, physical or mental ability, ethnicity, or any other aspect which makes them unique, are proven to be better companies. More importantly, creating an environment where everyone, from any background, can do their best work, is the right thing to do.


A Little about us
At Warburtons, family is at the heart of our business. Five generations' worth of expertise that goes into making our bakery products allows us to continue a tradition of baking inherited over the past 140 years plus.
Warburtons is the largest bakery brand in the UK, but that doesn't allow us to rest on our laurels. We are pioneers of the industry and ambitious market leaders, always seeking to challenge ourselves and convention.
It is part of our philosophy to provide honest good sense on issues of health and well-being, helping the whole family to enjoy our products as part of a healthy, balanced diet, through a range of products to suit all meal occasions, lifestyles and tastes.

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