Technical Manager

Seasoners Fine Foods Limited
Manchester, Greater Manchester
Up to £40000
Closing date
9 Apr 2023

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Technical, Technologists
Contract Type
Full Time

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Technical Manager - Manchester 

About Us

Seasoners Fine Foods limited is a fast growing family-owned business specialising in the manufacturing of quality pickles, chutney's, cooking sauces and relishes for both the food service and retail sectors.

Due to recent growth the company has experienced, the company is looking to strengthen the technical department with a dedicated technical manager.

Job Description

The successful candidate’s role will be to drive technical focus and strategy for the site, building upon the good track record the company has and ensuring effective maintenance of all relevant legal, third party and industry codes of practices and regulations. Delivering continuous improvement in products, process, and personnel, ensuring successful customer and product management.

Key responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Manage the company’s quality manual systems and monitor, control and update existing quality systems.
  • Actively promote adherence to Quality, Food Safety, GMP, TACCP and HACCP standards to achieve a finished product within quality control specifications. Including monthly audits.
  • Review technical policies, procedures and standards ensuring legislative updates are applied and adhered to.
  • Manage BRCGS & customer audits.
  • Manage and develop the sites food safety culture.
  • Manage supplier approval systems and monitor supplier performances.
  • Manage and monitor food defense systems.
  • Day to day contact for customer related technical activities.
  • Maintain systems for checking, validating, and verifying process compliance.
  • Give technical assistance during NPD projects.
  • Deliver technical reports to the business and customers as required.
  • Manage & arrange training programs for Staff new and existing.
  • Manage Environmental monitoring and product testing schedules.
  • Manage & monitor site hygiene raise issues and advice corrective actions to ensure site is ‘Audit ready.’
  • Monitor and investigate all customer complaints. Ensure close out of actions and adherence to set targets.
  • Lead & challenge pest control compliance for relevant area of the site

Skills and Experience Required

  • Previous experience within a similar Technical / QA Management role
  • Working experience of HACCP & BRCGS standard
  • Understanding of Environmental requirements and responsibilities
  • Food Science degree would be desirable.
  • Level 4 Food Hygiene (or equivalent) desirable
  • Advanced HACCP (or equivalent) desirable
  • Efficient in delivering objectives and key measures.
  • Ability to lead customer & third party audits including traceability segment.
  • Demonstrates strong people management skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to delegate effectively when required.
  • Ability to challenge others in a professional and constructive manner.
  • Self-motivated with a positive outlook
  • Focus on attention to detail and maintaining high standards.
  • A working understanding of Microsoft Office
  • Good verbal and written English
  • Working hours (but can be negotiated)
  • Monday - Thursday 8am - 5pm
  • Friday 8am - 2pm


Established in 1994 Seasoners Fine Foods limited is a family owned business specialising in providing quality pickles, chutney's, cooking sauces and relishes for both the food service and retail sectors.

Find Us
Seasoners Fine Foods, The Old Peeling Station
Moston Road,
M24 1SF

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