Technical Manager

Silven Recruitment Posted 03/09/2019
  • Cheshire
  • + Benefits
  • £45,000 - £49,000
  • GG/5809

The Opportunity

Technical Manager


£45,000 – £49,000 + Benefits



Reference: GG/5809


Are you an experienced Technical Manager with multi-product line experience who would relish the challenge of working for a dynamic family business?


If so, please read on…




The company has a 50-year track record of being a leading supplier to household brands. glacé cherries and many other ingredients, including mincemeats and fruit fillings. Their Cheshire-based facility provides a complete service for the food industry.


Duties and Responsibilities


  • Responsibility for all Technical, Quality and Technical Service functions
  • Ensuring the business is always audit ready.
  • Managing and driving standards forward with the team to ensure food safety, legality and quality always.
  • Acting as first level decision maker for product/process non-conformances ensuring thorough investigation/corrective actions.
  • Managing 3rdparty accreditation including successful completion of BRC, unannounced audits and all customer audits where applicable.
  • Ownership of site HACCP – building, maintaining and managing the HACCP system.
  • Lead Management reviews of the quality function.
  • Achieving, setting and reporting on targets and other KPI’s.
  • Leading customer complaint trending and ensuring timely and accurate responses are given to customers and that trends are escalated to product or process issues where appropriate.
  • Organisation and completion of internal audits and supplier audits.
  • Lead support for all in house training on policies and procedures across all levels of the business.
  • Maintaining records and specifications


Skills and Experience


  • Advanced food hygiene
  • Level 3 HACCP
  • Experience of maintaining internal audit programmes
  • Maintaining QMS
  • Experience of Technical Strategy implementation
  • BRC experience
  • Multi- production line experience


Next steps


Get in touch! If you think this role is for you, send your CV to with GG/5809 as a subject or give me a call on 0161 832 7463.