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Technical Manager | Food

Closing date
12 Mar 2019

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Technical, Fresh Produce
Contract Type
Full Time
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Job Details

We are working with an expanding importer of fresh produce and ingredients, who are looking to strengthen the team with a highly experienced customer facing Technical Manager. The role will report into the General Manager and you will manage the technical function proactively delivering the technical agenda for customers.

The Job:
Be responsible and implement a robust raw material system.
Build strong and proactive relationships with all customers and growers.
Manage audits, sites visits, and be leading the business with best practices.
Work closely with the Procurement team to manage varieties, grower and country supply to ensure all due diligence is in place.
Work with technical teams in global supply base with regards to quality and NPD.
Management of the technical KPI reports.

The Candidate:
You will be an experienced customer facing Technical Manager, and have a minimum of 5 years' experience within a food / fresh produce technical role.
HACCP, auditing and food safety qualification would be advantageous.
Experience of dealing with customers is a must have.
Full UK driving licence

For further information please contact Luan Harrison on 01780 480530 or email


MorePeople is a specialist recruitment business providing permanent and interim solutions for the Produce & Horticulture, Food, Agriculture and Garden & Leisure sectors across the UK and internationally. Our focus is on retail and foodservice supply chains, from ‘own label’ suppliers to blue chip brands.

Founded in 2000 by two passionate foodies with vast experience of working in the industry, our team comprises extremely knowledgeable ex-industry professionals and professional recruiters who are passionate about the sectors. We take a functional approach to recruitment with dedicated teams for Commercial, Technical, Operational, HR and Finance roles. The majority of placements are for permanent, full-time professional roles ranging from Junior Managers to Senior Directors.

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Belton Street
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