Technical Manager - Fresh Produce / Fruit

South East England / Kent
Competitive Salary offered + Company Car
28 May 2019
25 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

We have the privilege of recruiting on behalf of one of the World’s largest Fresh Produce company’s and offer the opportunity of Technical Manager (Fresh Produce / Fruit) on their behalf.

Reporting to the Technical Director, the position of Technical Manager will be both supplier and retail customer focused, with the ability to communicate across both arenas.

Key responsibilities;

Liaise with retail customers to effectively communicate their requirements, expectations and concerns with procurement, commercial and technical teams

Management of overseas suppliers to incorporate; supplier approval, due diligence documentation, audits; BRC, Fairtrade

Liaise with certification bodies on Global Gap / BRC / SEDEX etc.

Line management for the source QC team, who are based overseas

We require;

Previous experience of managing staff/teams in an overseas capacity

Sound Technical knowledge and ability (Global Gap, BRC, SEDEX)

Experience within the Fresh Produce sector is essential / ideally Fruit knowledge

Flexibility to travel is key, with overseas travel and UK visits to growers/packhouses (average 2 nights a month in UK season)

Competitive Salary offered + Company Car

South East England / Kent

Please call Aimi or Louise to discuss the role of Technical Supplier Manager / Customer facing Technical Manager / Technical Account Manager on 01284 735575 or alternatively please send a CV in application to

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