Technical Manager

Silven Recruitment Posted 19/01/2021
  • Glasgow
  • plus benefits
  • up to £55k
  • EH/TMG

The Opportunity

Technical Manager


Are you a Technical Manager who is career-minded with good leadership skills and experience within a fast-paced food manufacturing environment. Can you go further?


Location:            Glasgow, Scotland
Salary:                 up to £55k plus benefits

The Candidate:


  • Are you degree qualified in Food Science or a related subject?
  • Do you have extensive experience gained in a fast-paced food production environment, dealing with supermarket multiples?
  • Do you have an in-depth knowledge of relevant legislation and food industry standards, familiar with Food Safety, Allergen Control, Microbiology and Quality Assurance?
  • Are you an experienced auditor with a thorough working knowledge of HACCP, BRC and Internal Auditing Systems.
  • Can you demonstrate a clear and engaging style of communication?
  • Are you looking for an opportunity to progress to being a Head of Technical?

If you can answer “yes” to most of the above questions, please read on….


The Role – Technical Manager:


  • Report into the Head of Technical:
  • Drive and implement robust Technical Standards, Systems and Processes in line with the site’s Operational Vision and Group Strategy.
  • Strive for Continuous Improvement in all areas of the operation, guaranteeing compliance with relevant legislative, customer, product and Health & Safety standards.
  • Lead, coach and develop the Quality Assurance Team.
  • Act as a key contact with customers on all technical issues.
  • KPI’s will clearly be aimed at minimising Quality Withdrawals and maintaining a BRC grade of A*.

What will you get?

  • An excellent chance for career progression; we are looking for people with the potential for further promotion.

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