Technical Manager

Foyle Food Group Ltd
Closing date
6 Apr 2023

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Technical, Technologists
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

Foyle Gloucester requires a Technical Manager, to be based at their site in the Forest of Dean.  We are seeking a technically qualified candidate who understands the commercial impact of decisions within the business and is able to communicate and interact across all levels within the business. You should be able to demonstrate diplomatic presence to exert influence with operations and will have the flexibility to work within different functions within the business. You must be forward thinking and finished product focused understanding the impact that your actions have on profit. You will be responsible for influencing attitudes to adopt and impose good factory practice.

Key competencies of the candidate to include:

  • Experience in managing / supervising technical & quality team
  • Experience working in a technical function within a production factory environment 3rd Level education or equivalent in food related subject
  • Experience in managing and rolling out requirements within quality management system
  • Creative approach and a passion for food. Either Level 3 or Level 4 in HACCP and Food Safety for Manufacturing.
  • Knowledge of BRC and retailer audits. Good knowledge of UK food legislation.
  • Reliable, flexible and punctual.
  • Excellent organisation and communication skills.
  • Ability to work on own initiative - carry out relevant checks thoroughly, instigate investigations where necessary.
  • Experience of responding to customers technical demands, KPI’s and trend analysis.
  • Computer literate.
  • Conducting internal audits.
  • Working with all teams within the company and the third-party teams involved in the day-to-day operation of a production facility.
  • Driving Licence and the flexibility to travel.

Desirable competencies:

  • Ability to complete quality check on products thought the process and ensures that finished product is to customer specification.
  • Continuous improvement experience.
  • Experience in leading audits.
  • Third country approvals / requirements including Brexit paperwork.
  • Train the Trainer qualification.
  • Animal Welfare qualification.

Closing date for receipt of applications is Monday 3 April 2023 at 10:00am (this vacancy may close early, and interviews undertaken prior to the closing date – this will be dependent on applications received).  The criteria may be adjusted to facilitate shortlisting. 

Applications from recruitment agencies will not be considered for this role


Based in the North West of Ireland, we are a family run company with a farming heritage dating back several generations.

Our core business is slaughtering and deboning prime beef. Established over 3 decades ago, we have a long standing history of supplying quality beef primals to leading retailers, manufacturers, foodservice providers and butchers across Europe and beyond.

Find Us
Foyle Campsie
BT47 6TJ

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