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Head of Technical

Blue Spark
London (Central), London (Greater)
Closing date
25 Feb 2019

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Contract Type
Full Time
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Job Details

The Company

This is an exciting opportunity to work for this dynamic multi-site business who are one of the UK’s leaders in the supply of exceptional products for the major multiples. From their state of the art facility they strive for the highest levels of quality to meet the ever changing needs of their broad customer base. They are currently seeking a confident, credible and experienced Head of Technical who will be key in delivering technical excellence across their largest site.
The Role

In this pivotal role you’ll promote the highest level of technical standards for all product ranges in line with company and customer values, leading Technical and Quality teams to ensure the best levels of quality to rival competitors and maintain their reputation as a trusted business. Through the skilled management of your team you will ensure standards are confidently maintained whilst implementing policies affecting product safety and legality in order to deliver the technical strategy. You’ll liaise closely with internal teams to support customer demands, combat any issues and reduce incidents whilst enabling teams to deliver KPI’s and business objectives.
With your technical knowledge and team spirit you’ll create a positive environment, encouraging the development of personal and company performance.
The Person

This role will suit an experienced Senior Technical Manager with well-rounded experience gained within the food manufacturing industry. You'll have extensive experience of working with the major multiples, understanding their systems and being able to build strong collaborative relationships.

You’ll have a strong knowledge of product development processes and food industry operations, from driving technical standards to new product launches. It is essential that you have experience of managing and implementing HACCP and BRC standards with a successful track record of driving GMP and achieving excellence. You’ll also need to have demonstrated effective team management abilities, enjoy being hands-on when needed, using fantastic interpersonal and leadership skills to drive continuous improvement initiatives. Good organisation and project management are a must in order to succeed in this role as well as first-rate communication skills as you’ll liaising with and influencing customers and colleagues at all business levels.
If you are passionate about food and food safety and are ready to lead this dedicated team to further success then apply now or call 0345 2600 737 to find out more.


Also, please note that we are only able to accept and respond to applications from candidates with eligibility to work in the UK and those who hold valid work visas.


Blue Spark is a boutique recruitment consultancy for the Food and Drinks industry, satisfying a growing appetite for intelligent and ethical recruitment.

Working entirely free of commission, we source high calibre candidates for some of the most exciting organisations in the field.

Our friendly and creative consultants seek the perfect match with every appointment – be it graduate or director level, permanent or interim.

Established by Food professionals in 2006, our vast experience and intuitive grasp of market trends has earned us the superb reputation we enjoy today.

With a particular commitment to openness and innovation, Blue Spark offers a truly comprehensive range of recruitment solutions across all sectors of the Food and Drinks industry.

These include:

• Search and Selection
• Advertised Search
• Executive Search
• Database Search
• Proactive Candidate Generation

So whether you're seeking that dream job in Food and Drink, or the perfect people for your growing business, Blue Spark can deliver.

Find Us
0345 2600 737
34/36 The Broadway
Haywards Heath
West Sussex
RH16 3AL
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