Head of Technical – FSQR - West Midlands

Silven Recruitment

  • Location: West Midlands
  • Job Type: Technical
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Salary: 75k – 90k Car Allowance & Bonus DOE
  • Date Posted: 07/06/2023
  • Expiry Date: 15/07/2023

Head of Technical – FSQR

Job Title: Food Safety, Quality, Regulatory.

Location: West Midlands

Salary: 75k – 90k Car Allowance & Bonus DOE

Are you able to drive standards to meet major QSR and/or retailer audit requirements and are you looking for your next challenge?


The Candidate:

  • As Head of Technical you will be a key member of the SLT of this key site, managing the site Technical, Quality and Hygiene teams 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 the customer,
  • 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 managing large scale production facilities?
  • Ideally you will have a background in fast moving, fast reacting food manufacturing i.e., ready meals, sandwiches, meat etc.
  • As a Technical Manager, have you been responsible for dealing with one or more 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 for global QSR customers.
  • The site is incredibly well invested with strong financial backing.
  • 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 HM13431 for a confidential discussion, please call me on 0161 832 7463