Technical Manager

Yorkshire and the Humber
To 55k plus excellent benefits package.
14 Nov 2016
12 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

New Technical Management vacancy based in North Yorkshire (Harrogate / Ripon area)

Salary to 55k, 33 days holiday per annum, family healthcare, pension.

Chilled high risk food manufacture.

Key Purpose of Role / Aim

State the primary function of or overall purpose of the position.

  • Manage the week to week Technical aspects of the site.
  • Manage and update the Quality Manual Systems for the business.

Principle Accountabilities

  • Lead the technical external audits on site.
  • Organise through the QA Manager, the QA Technicians to ensure that all planned duties, checks and validations are conducted on time.
  • Keep the Quality Manual for the business up to date incorporating, manual amendments, code of practice analysis, audit non-conformance analysis, self assessment questionnaire management, keeping up to date with legislation and conducting the annual reviews of risk assessments and suppliers.
  • Assist with the training of the Quality Team.
  • Conduct performance/disciplinary counselling where appropriate.
  • Manage the micros testing of product and site environment.


  • Manage the Technical budget for the site.
  • Focus on site/group key performance indicators.
  • Manage the Quality Team at site.
  • The role is site based at Harrogate.

Key Interactions

  • Lead Auditor or equivalent.
  • HACCP (minimum level 3) or equivalent.
  • Food Safety (minimum intermediate level).

Skills,  abilities and specialised knowledge


  • 3 to 5 years in Food Manufacturing.
  • Experience within  major retailer / wholesaler  audits.
  • Have effective communication skills.
  • Prioritising and time management.
  • Good I.T. skills.