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Technical Manager

Silven Recruitment Limited
Up to £60,000 DOE
Closing date
24 Jul 2024

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Contract Type
Quality Assurance, Technical
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing

Job Details

Technical Manager

Location: Leicester

Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM (on-site)

Salary: Up to £60,000 DOE


About the Role: Our client, a renowned name in the food manufacturing industry, is seeking a highly skilled Technical Manager to join their team. This is a pivotal role, as the successful candidate will be the most senior technical person on site, responsible for ensuring the highest standards of quality and compliance.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead and manage the technical team to maintain and enhance quality assurance processes.
  • Oversee all aspects of technical operations, including New Product Development (NPD), specifications, and raw materials.
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant food safety standards and regulations.
  • Drive continuous improvement initiatives within the technical department.
  • Collaborate closely with production, supply chain, and other departments to ensure seamless operations.
  • Provide technical expertise and support to all levels of the organization.



  • Proven experience in a technical management role within the manufacturing/FMCG sector; experience in food manufacturing is highly preferable.
  • Strong background in quality assurance, NPD, and raw materials management.
  • Excellent leadership and team management skills.
  • In-depth knowledge of food safety standards and regulations.
  • Exceptional problem-solving abilities and attention to detail.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.


What We Offer:

  • Competitive salary up to £60,000, depending on experience.
  • Opportunity to lead and shape the technical direction of a prestigious company.
  • Collaborative and dynamic work environment.


If you are a seasoned technical professional with a passion for the food manufacturing industry and a drive for excellence, we would love to hear from you.


The Silven team is full of passionate, committed and personable people, who have built their careers recruiting into their specialist markets.

We’ve developed many long standing client and candidate relationships along the way; mainly because we delight in helping companies to realise their plans and in assisting candidates to advance their careers.

If you are a client or candidate seeking advice and a service based on experience and knowledge of your market, we’d love to hear from you. Contacting us could be the best thing you do today.

Company info
0845 0036872
Clarence House
4 Clarence Street
Greater Manchester
M2 4DW

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