Technical Manager - Kent

Silven Recruitment

  • Location: Kent
  • Job Type: Technical
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Salary: Approximately £40,000 per year (depending on experience)
  • Date Posted: 21/03/2024
  • Expiry Date: 19/04/2024

Job Title: Technical Manager

Location: Kent, UK

Schedule: Monday – Friday


Company Overview: We are currently representing a leading company in the food manufacturing industry based in Kent, UK. With a commitment to quality and innovation, our client specializes in producing premium food products for discerning customers. As a valued client of ours, they are seeking a dedicated and experienced Technical Manager to join their team.

Position Overview: We are seeking a skilled Technical Manager to oversee all technical aspects of our client’s food manufacturing operations. The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring compliance with industry standards, implementing and maintaining quality management systems (QMS), and driving continuous improvement initiatives. This is an exciting opportunity for a talented individual with a background in food manufacturing and a strong understanding of BRC standards.



  • Develop and implement policies, procedures, and processes to ensure compliance with BRC standards and other regulatory requirements.
  • Manage and maintain the company’s quality management systems (QMS), including documentation, audits, and corrective actions.
  • Lead and support internal and external audits, ensuring adherence to established standards and protocols.
  • Provide technical expertise and guidance to cross-functional teams, fostering a culture of quality and excellence throughout the organization.
  • Collaborate with production, R&D, and supply chain teams to identify opportunities for process improvement and optimization.
  • Conduct regular inspections and assessments of production facilities, equipment, and processes to ensure compliance with food safety and hygiene standards.
  • Investigate and resolve technical issues, non-conformances, and customer complaints in a timely and effective manner.
  • Stay informed about industry trends, best practices, and emerging technologies related to food manufacturing and quality assurance.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Food Science, Food Technology, or related field; advanced degree preferred.
  • 5 years of experience in a technical role within the food manufacturing industry, with a strong understanding of BRC standards and quality management systems.
  • Proven track record of successfully implementing and maintaining QMS in a food manufacturing environment.
  • Excellent knowledge of food safety and hygiene regulations, HACCP principles, and industry best practices.
  • Strong leadership and communication skills, with the ability to effectively collaborate with cross-functional teams.
  • Detail-oriented with a focus on accuracy and precision.
  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment.
  • Experience with supplier management, product development, and customer relations is a plus.

Salary: Approximately £40,000 per year (depending on experience)


If you are a talented Technical Manager with a passion for quality and innovation in the food manufacturing industry, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity. Please note that this position is based in Kent, UK. Apply now to join our client’s dynamic team and contribute to their ongoing success!