• Full Time
  • Evesham
  • c45K USD / Year
  • Salary: £c45K

Website redwoodsearch2 Redwood Search Recruitment Agency Worcester

Technical Manager

Food Ingredients




Annual profit share bonus scheme linked to Company and individual performance

Pension scheme

28 days annual leave including Bank & Public Holidays (increasing to 31 days after 5 years’ service)

Additional paid leave between Christmas and New Year. (Office close down)

Company Sick Pay

Wellbeing programme

Reward and discount programme

Private health insurance

Employee Referral Scheme

Employee Recognition Programmes

Monthly Chef’s Lunch for colleagues

Regular team social events

Dress down Friday’s

Charitable giving

Free onsite parking

This is a key role working for a trusted supplier of high-quality ingredients to the food industry where you will lead and nurture the technical team, offering specialised insights and providing essential guidance on technical and quality matters. You will play a critical role in maintaining AA BRCGS grade, ensuring customers buy with confidence.

To thrive in this role, you must have exceptional organisational and team management skills with a high level of attention to detail. You will be a strong communicator, collaborating with colleagues and suppliers and demonstrating an unwavering commitment to quality, safety and service.

Key Responsibilities

Provide specialist expertise and guidance to support the food safety culture in the technical team

Propose the Company’s stance on emerging trends and develop necessary policies

Maintain a robust Quality Management System (QMS) with support from the Quality Systems Manager and provide training to the wider business

Lead internal audits, identifying non-conformances, and collaborate on actionable solutions

Spearhead annual product traceability, withdrawal, and recall testing while overseeing risk assessments for new suppliers and products

Regularly evaluate supplier performance through annual reviews, on-site visits, and external audits

Lead, engage, and nurture the technical team, establishing roles and responsibilities

Review and enhance department procedures to improve efficiency

Skills and Experience

Minimum 2 years’ experience in a Food Safety Management role, ideally within the ingredients industry

Proven technical expertise with a relevant qualification, e.g. food science degree

HACCP Level 3/4 Food Safety qualification or equivalent

Exemplary leadership, interpersonal and relationship building skills

Strong organisational, adaptability, and collaboration abilities

High standards of numeracy, literacy, and attention to detail

Customer-focused with a commitment to customer satisfaction

Please contact arlene@redwoodsearch.co.uk

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