Technical Manager - Leicester

Silven Recruitment

  • Location: Leicester
  • Job Type: Technical
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Salary: Up to £60,000 DOE
  • Date Posted: 24/06/2024
  • Expiry Date: 24/07/2024

Technical Manager

Location: Leicester

Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM (on-site)

Salary: Up to £60,000 DOE


About the Role: Our client, a renowned name in the food manufacturing industry, is seeking a highly skilled Technical Manager to join their team. This is a pivotal role, as the successful candidate will be the most senior technical person on site, responsible for ensuring the highest standards of quality and compliance.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead and manage the technical team to maintain and enhance quality assurance processes.
  • Oversee all aspects of technical operations, including New Product Development (NPD), specifications, and raw materials.
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant food safety standards and regulations.
  • Drive continuous improvement initiatives within the technical department.
  • Collaborate closely with production, supply chain, and other departments to ensure seamless operations.
  • Provide technical expertise and support to all levels of the organization.



  • Proven experience in a technical management role within the manufacturing/FMCG sector; experience in food manufacturing is highly preferable.
  • Strong background in quality assurance, NPD, and raw materials management.
  • Excellent leadership and team management skills.
  • In-depth knowledge of food safety standards and regulations.
  • Exceptional problem-solving abilities and attention to detail.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.


What We Offer:

  • Competitive salary up to £60,000, depending on experience.
  • Opportunity to lead and shape the technical direction of a prestigious company.
  • Collaborative and dynamic work environment.


If you are a seasoned technical professional with a passion for the food manufacturing industry and a drive for excellence, we would love to hear from you.