Exclusive Role – Head of Technical – Chilled

Silven Recruitment Posted 17/04/2020
  • Norfolk
  • + bonus + pension + healthcare
  • £60K - £70K
  • MC7072

The Opportunity

Exclusive Role  – Head of Technical – Chilled


Are you a Senior Technical Manager within Chilled Food Manufacturing?

Are you able to drive standards to meet BRC and retailer audit requirements and are you looking for your next challenge?


Posted by: Silven

Job Title: Head of Technical

Location: Norfolk

Salary: £60K – £70K + bonus + pension + healthcare


The Candidate:


  • Reporting to the Site General Manager, as Head of Technical you will be a key member of the SMT of this flagship site, managing the site Technical team and ensuring  that the company’s products are manufactured to standards that meet or exceed all agreed internal or external specifications.
  • Responsible for developing and maintaining a robust auditing programme that continues to meet the requirements set by all the BRC and all major retailers.
  • Developing the site technical strategy, to show continuous improvement and added value.
  • Be customer facing on all technical issues and support the commercial team.
  • Develop a quality culture throughout the manufacturing site by supporting the FGM and senior team to continuously improve against standards.




  • Are you Degree qualified or equivalent with a several years’ experience, and have HACCP 4 , as a Technical Manager within the food manufacturing industry?
  • Are you experienced within Chilled food manufacturing in particular?
  • As a Technical Manager, have you been responsible for dealing with one of the UK’s major retailers, in relation to audits, etc?
  • You will have an excellent track record of managing teams, building capability, addressing any issues effectively and in compliance with legislative and company policies and procedures.
  • You will be Self-motivated and highly resilient.
  • Demonstrate a solid level of numeracy – able to calculate and report on performance and shift KPI’s and present to the board and customers


The Company:


  • My client is a renowned manufacturer of high quality food products and this site manufactures own-label chilled food products for the UK retailers.
  • My client will offer excellent career development opportunities for those with ambition.


To apply for this exciting exclusive role, please send a copy of your CV quoting MC7072 for for a confidential discussion, please call me on 0845 003 6872 or mobile 07792 465247.