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Technical Manager

  • Location:

    Sherburn-in-Elmet, North Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    Warehouse and Industrial

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £50000 - £60000 per annum + up to £60,000 per annum!

  • Contact:


  • Contact email:

    [email protected]

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  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

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Job Description

Job Title: Technical Manager
Location: Leeds - Sherburn In Elmet
Salary: up to £60,000 per annum

Job Purpose:
Responsible for the Technical & Hygiene operation and systems for the site, maintaining technical standards, in line with legislation and customer requirements. Ensuring the members of the technical team are also effectively implementing and managing in line with legislative and customer operating standards.

Reporting directly to the Managing Director, working alongside factory colleagues and key disciplines i.e., Planning, Production, NPD, Health and Safety, Human Resources, and Hygiene Departments, including the following external relationships- All customers, Suppliers and industry bodies.

You will be expected to demonstrate sound communication and organisational skills to achieve the planned Technical levels.

Main duties include (but not limited to):

  • Responsible for product quality, safety, and legality
  • Accountable for the technical and quality assurance function of the site meeting company, legislative, customer and 3rd party accreditation body standards
  • Ensuring that the Technical Team is adequately trained and that any further training needs are identified
  • Liaison with suppliers and customers
  • Ensuring that the company's quality systems are fully compliant with current standards and customer requirements
  • Ensuring that any customers KPIs are supplied in an accurate and timely fashion
  • Maintenance of the HACCP Food Safety Plan
  • Leadership of the HACCP Food Safety Team
  • Ensures that technical resource is available for involvement in trials associated with Technical, NPD, Engineering, Manufacturing, Packaging, Hygiene, etc.
  • Advising other members of the Senior Management Team about quality, food safety and legislative requirements
  • Develop expertise across the site, fully understanding the processes and constraints, to continuously improve food safety, legality, and quality compliance across the site, in conjunction with other members of the operations team
  • Responsible for retrieving data, compiling, and presenting ad hoc technical reviews to site and company senior management
  • Management of quarterly site and monthly retailer KPI reports
  • The provision of suitable technical resource to lead site technical audits and visits

Many more - job description disclosed and discussed at next stage.

Requirements and person specification:


  • Group and site induction
  • Level 4 food safety (advanced)
  • Level 4 in H&S (Advanced. Either IOSH Managing Safety
  • Food-related BSC Qualification
  • Advanced HACCP

Experience / Knowledge:

  • Relevant food manufacturing experience in a similar role (minimum 7 years).
  • All relevant risk assessments and safe working procedures are reviewed and to current methods.
  • Hazards and near miss reporting training.
  • Accident investigation training
  • Relevant food manufacturing experience in a similar role (minimum 7 years).
  • Recognised PC skills (Microsoft Office Word, Excel & PowerPoint).
  • Strong Management Skills
  • Group and site induction
  • Understanding of relevant risk assessments and safe working procedures.
  • Understanding and application of hazard identification and near miss reporting.
  • Auditing Skills

This is fantastic opportunity for anyone looking for a great career with a well-established company.
If you think you have what it takes, we want to hear from you. SUBMIT YOUR CV NOW
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