Head of Technical Manager - Derbyshire, East Midlands

Silven Recruitment

  • Location: Derbyshire, East Midlands
  • Job Type: Technical
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Salary: £70-95K Basic
  • Date Posted: 14/11/2022
  • Expiry Date: 17/12/2022

Head of Technical Manager

Posted by: Silven

Job Title: Head of Technical

Location: Derbyshire, East Midlands commutable from Nottinghamshire ,Greater Manchester  Leicestershire, South Yorkshire

Salary: 70-95K Basic


Are you a Senior Technical Manager within Chilled Food Manufacturing experience looking for a Head of Technical role?

We have a fantastic role based in Derbyshire at our client’s flagship site. They have a very prestigious customer base, and you will work closely with them to deliver technical excellence for them and their consumers.

 It’s a great time to join them, with an inspiring MD, a talented Senior Management team and a committed technical team this is your chance to deliver exceptional results.



  • Ideally Degree qualified or equivalent with a several years’ experience, and have HACCP 4 and worked as a Senior Technical Manager /Head of Technical within the food manufacturing industry?
  • Are you experienced within chilled / ready to cook food manufacturing in particular?
  • As a Senior 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 Candidate:

  • Reporting to the Site General Manager, as Head of Technical you will be a key member of the SMT of this key 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.


The Company:

  • My client is a renowned manufacturer of high-quality food products, and this site manufactures own-label 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 MC12119 for a confidential discussion, please call me on 0845 003 6872 or mobile 07792 465247.