Technical Manager

Silven Recruitment Posted 20/08/2019
  • North Yorkshire
  • £40K - £45K
  • BF/5782

The Opportunity

Job Title: Technical Manager


Location: N. Yorkshire


Salary:  £40K – £45K


An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Quality Assurance Manager / Technical Services or Systems Manager to join a growing business and take a step up into the position of Technical Manager.  If this is something you could be interested in then read on!




  • Ensuring the right level of technical resources are in place across site to ensure food safety, legality and quality are maintained.
  • Upkeep of all product sorting data with reports back into the Operations team.
  • Upkeep of departmental KPIs, ensuring the correct ones are maintained and reported.
  • Upkeep of site accreditations and customer policies. In particular the maintaining of BRC grade AA+ site status.
  • Implementation & maintenance of internal site procedures & policies.
  • Customer and authority visit and audit co-ordination.
  • Driving continuous improvement
  • Upkeep of all technical documentation
  • Customer specification upkeep.
  • Maintenance of site PC system (QC & stock data capture)
  • Upkeep of quality control, and quality assurance systems
  • System developments / improvement initiatives
  • External analysis sample collation, testing and result checking.
  • Positive release of stock
  • General help to QA manager including absence cover.
  • Working with supplier assurance and business development manager on the supply chain and new project integration.
  • Responsible for pest management in liaison with Pest Management Contractor
  • Internal audit Co – ordination and completion of root cause analysis and corrective action plans
  • Deputy for Technical support when on holiday or absent
  • Customer complaints corrective plans
  • Out of spec Micro Review and corrective plans
  • External Lab Testing Trending




  • A natural people person
  • Ability to communicate with all levels of the business
  • Highly influential
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Well Organized
  • Good understanding of Lean methods
  • Analytical brain
  • Computer Literate
  • Self-Motivated
  • Technical management experience
  • Experience of QC & QA regimes in a food factory.
  • Experience of internal auditing in a food factory
  • HACCP level 3 or higher
  • Food hygiene level 4 or equivalent / higher related science subject.


To apply for this exciting role, please send a copy of your CV quoting ref BF/5782 to or for a confidential discussion, please call me on 0161 832 7463.