Assistant Technical Manager

  • Job Reference: 1234130091-2
  • Date Posted: 8 February 2024
  • Recruiter: Zest
  • Location: Birmingham
  • Salary: £40,000 to £45,000
  • Sector: Manufacturing Operations
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Our client is a leading company within the food industry dedicated to delivering high-quality products to their customers. With a focus on innovation and excellence, they strive to maintain the highest standards of quality, safety, and customer satisfaction.

Position Overview:

Our client is currently seeking a highly motivated and experienced Assistant Technical Manager to join their team. The successful candidate will play a key role in ensuring the company's targets are met while upholding the highest standards of quality and safety.

Reporting to the Technical Manager, you will lead a team to ensure compliance with quality and food safety standards, maintain the Quality Management System, and oversee day-to-day technical operations.


-Lead and support a team to achieve company targets and objectives.
-Ensure the site is compliant with quality and food safety standards, maintaining audit readiness at all times.
-Oversee and maintain the Quality Management System to reflect the latest industry standards and company requirements.
-Provide guidance and support on technical issues, troubleshooting where necessary.
-Collaborate with cross-functional teams to drive continuous improvement initiatives.
-Keep abreast of industry trends and regulatory changes to ensure compliance.
-Conduct regular internal audits and assist with external audits as required.


-Prior experience in a leadership role, with a proven ability to lead and motivate a team.
-Strong knowledge and experience with BRC and HACCP standards.
-Excellent understanding of quality management systems and processes.
-Retailer knowledge is desirable but not essential.
-Previous experience working with chilled products is advantageous.
-Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
-Attention to detail and ability to work under pressure.

Dependent on previous experience, this role is paying between 40,000- 45,000.

The ideal candidate will be working in a similar position within food production. If you feel this exceptional opportunity is for you and you meet the above criteria then click apply and send us an updated copy of your CV - alternatively you can send through your C.V to (url removed) or phone (phone number removed).

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