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Technical Manager

Essex, Colchester
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15 Feb 2022
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Technical Manager | Fresh Produce | Essex


Are you an experienced Technical Manager working within Fresh Produce or Food manufacturing? If so, we'd like to hear from you.

About our Client

We are working with a leading grower and packer of fresh produce, who have a purpose-built, state of the art packhouse and High Care processing factory. They supply into leading retailers and foodservice customers 52 weeks a year and are looking to recruit a Technical Manager.

About the Role

This fantastic Technical Manager opportunity is ideal for someone wanting to lead the technical agenda for the business, working closing with the customers ensuring they always get the correct specification of product. You will have the ability to lead BRC, manage the supplier approval process, be "hands-on" on the management team and lead the technical team through coaching and mentoring. Technical management of the supply base and performance monitoring while identifying opportunities for driving technical improvement with suppliers and internally. You will be a key member of the team conducting internal auditing and site-wide compliance, managing ethical compliance for suppliers and the site.

The Ideal Candidate

For this role you will be currently working in a Technical Manager position within a fresh produce business, you will have a good working knowledge of retailer standards, knowledge of high and low-risk production, will been involved and ideally led a BRC audit, have HACCP level 3, Food safety level 3 and ideally have an internal auditor qualification. You will have excellent communication skills across the board and have a flexible approach to work.

For further information please contact Luan Harrison at MorePeople 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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