Branch: Birmingham ~ Skills: technical, management, Production, manufacturing, kpi, process ~

Job Start Day: ASAP

Job Title

Group Technical Manager

Company Overview

This role is with a globally recognised client whose main site is based near Colchester with sister sites across the UK.

They are distinctly recognised in all the major retail outlets as one of the globes leading food production companies.

Reporting to

Operations Director

Directs Reports

Technical Department

Liaises with

  • Production manager
  • Sales
  • Buyer
  • Logistics
  • All group sites


  • Lead and advise the site teams on statutory regulations and company standards relating to good manufacturing practice, food safety, quality and environmental hygiene;
  • Promote and develop technical service competency and continuously challenge and improve technical operational effectiveness;
  • Ensure quality management systems, operating practices and process controls are developed, implemented and adhered to by staff to deliver consistent quality performance and good manufacturing practice;
  • Develop initiatives which enhance the manufacturing operation through reduced costs and improved quality particularly in areas such as process monitoring and control;
  • Deliver agreed KPI’s. These will include: consumer complaints, audit performance, extrinsic and internal (including FEMAS, BRC, pest control, hygiene % compliance to schedule etc.), training and development of team;
  • Liaise in professional manner with customers in matters of a technical nature;
  • Undertake routine inspections and site guidance at all group sites;
  • Liaise with suppliers on all aspects of technical nature;
  • Liaise with local and national authorities regarding site and food safety, customer complaints and environmental issue;
  • Write up and verify product specifications.

Essential Skills

  • Ability to work autonomously and with a team
  • Attention to detail is imperative
  • Ability to deal with a complexity of products
  • Computer literate
  • Ability to manage and train staff to a very high standard.
  • Good management skills
  • A food science qualification
  • Full UK Driving licence


Circa £70k per annum + car/allowance + mobile phone + laptop


Please send your up to date CV to Guy Hancox at Pure Staff via this job advert link or call in the strictest confidence on 0121 237 4840.