Focus Management Consultants Limited

Recruitment Specialists for the food and drink industry

Technical Manager, Greater Manchester

Location: North West

County / State: Greater Manchester

Job type: Permanent

Category: Technical

Reference: DRB15316

Consultant: Dave Broadbent

Start date: Asap

Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 per annum plus Benefits


A great opportunity to be part of a major food manufacturing group as a Technical Manager.

Job Description

This food manufacturing site is part of an international food group, which is undergoing a period of change throughout the company structure. Following the joining of a new CEO and significant investment across multiple sites, the business is looking to bring in new talent who can help it to improve standards across the board. This particular site supplies fresh meat products to the major retail sector under brands and retailers own label.

The role of Technical Manager will report to the Site Director and form part of the senior management team. You will be responsible for the food safety and product quality at site, managing the HACCP process and maintaining the internal audit schedule. As a supplier to multiple retailers it is important to ensure the site is compliant to all relevant retailer codes of practices and to BRC standards. In addition to the UK market the business is increasingly exporting products, so knowledge in this area would be advantageous.

Areas of responsibility:

  • Develop and maintain the site HACCP plan
  • Lead and develop the Quality Management Systems (QMS)
  • Manage the Technical team, developing staffs skills as required
  • Ensure customer specifications are met at all times
  • Head up all site technical visits and audits
  • Ensure KPI's are achieved and strive for continuous improvement
  • Manage and resolve any customer complaints

We are looking for candidates that have the energy and pace to help drive the standards in the site. Ideally, experience in the meat industry however experience with the wider chilled food category may be considered. Specific qualifications to the food sector that we are looking for is a BSc in Food Science or equivalent, auditor qualifications and HACCAP level 4.

If this challenge is something you think you can take on then send your CV today.

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REF. DRB15316 By Focus Management

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