Head of Technical - Wales

Silven Recruitment

  • Location: Wales
  • Job Type: Technical
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Salary: c. £80,000
  • Date Posted: 25/07/2022
  • Expiry Date: 31/08/2022

Head of Technical

Salary c. £80,000


Job ref: FE/11641


Would you like to take on a new challenge with a successful dairy manufacturer? My client is recruiting for a Head of Technical to join their business during an exciting period of growth.


The Role:

Reporting to the Site Director, this is a dual site role which will be responsible for cultivating a positive Food Safety culture and maintaining high Quality and Legality standards.

  • Drive Food Safety and Quality by partnering with all stakeholders across the business
  • Create and maintain integral Technical strategy
  • Lead change on legal, customer requirements, and industry standards
  • Active HACCP leader and support development of BRC standards
  • Create and implement continuous improvement plans for Technical and Quality systems and processes
  • React to crisis and incident management through root cause analysis and driving change solutions
  • Communicate effectively with customers and external stakeholders at a senior level
  • Lead customer, supplier, internal, and external audits


The Candidate:

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate:

  • Degree or equivalent in Food Science or related subject
  • 10 years’ experience in food / FMCG manufacturing environment as a Technical Leader
  • BRC compliance and auditing experience
  • HACCP level 4
  • Strong commercial awareness, financial assessment, and project management skills


The Package:

  • Salary c. £80,000
  • Car allowance and bonus
  • Relocation package


Next Steps:

If you would like to be considered for this opportunity, click ‘apply now’!