Head of Technical – Food Manufacturing - Northwest/Cheshire/North Wales – there will be UK travel

Silven Recruitment

  • Location: Northwest/Cheshire/North Wales – there will be UK travel
  • Job Type: Technical
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Salary: c£excellent + bens
  • Date Posted: 20/10/2022
  • Expiry Date: 30/11/2022

Head of Technical – Food Manufacturing 

I am working with my client to find a Head of Technical Manager to join their company in a brand-new position. Is this you?

Location: Northwest/Cheshire/North Wales – there will be UK travel

Salary: c£excellent + bens


The Company:

  • A leader in the market they supply
  • Established company
  • Growing and developing site


The Role:

Reporting to the Operations Director to lead and motivate the sites Technical Managers and their teams. To include amongst other responsibilities:

  • You will have technical responsibility for Food Safety, Quality, Legality and Brand Reputation for all group sites. You will play a key role in the operational side of the business and will have frequent contact with Site Directors, NPD team and Project Managers.
  • Take the lead in ensuring that the process and procedures are robust to make sure the Group and Third-Party Certification standards are the adhered to and that all factories are “audit ready”.
  • Oversee and make improvements in the internal and third-party audit process as necessary and ensure the corrective actions programme is managed.
  • Oversee the HACCP process for the business to ensure plans are well developed and adhered to.



  • Degree in Food Science or similar
  • Previous technical experience including supervising/managing within the Food Industry
  • Be able to demonstrate working knowledge of food hygiene standards and procedures.
  • Excellent communication skills essential – verbal and written
  • Understanding of procedures for managing non-conformance
  • Have at least 5 years’ experience in food manufacturing with Technical Management
  • Responsibility over multi sites
  • Previous experience on working with Retailers, Brand Owners and industry customers Is essential.


What to do next:

Get in touch! If you think this role is for YOU email your CV with CH/11994 as a reference or contact me on 0161 832 7463 (work)

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