Technical Manager

  • Job Reference: 1231384290-2
  • Date Posted: 6 February 2024
  • Recruiter: Greencore
  • Location: Boston, Lincolnshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Manufacturing Operations
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Why Greencore?

We're a leading manufacturer of convenience food in the UK and our purpose is to make every day.

We're a vibrant, fast-paced leading food manufacturer. Employing around 13,600 colleagues across 16 manufacturing units and 17 distribution depots across the UK. We supply all the UK's food retailers with everything from Sandwiches, soups and sushi to cooking sauces, pickles and ready meals, and in FY23, we generated revenues of 1.9bn.

Our vast direct-to-store (DTS) distribution network, comprising of 17 depots nationwide, enables us to make over 10,400 daily deliveries of our own chilled and frozen produce and that of third parties.

Here in Boston we employ around 400 colleagues and produce ready to eat salads, prepared vegetables and snacks for many of the major retailers such as Coop, Boots, Greggs, Costco, Spar and BOL.

What you'll be doing

As Technical Manager, you will manage the technical function within the manufacturing unit ensuring all materials including finished products are safe and conform to all relevant specification, legislation and customer requirements .

Ensure the operational process and production of finished goods are appropriately controlled, via HACCP, to ensure compliance with food safety and customer standards
Investigations into key deviations from process and customer specification, taking appropriate action to bring the process back into control
Ensure that technical governance is in place to deliver audit compliance with respect to internal, external, legal and customer requirements
Interface with the customers during site visits and audits, business reviews and other key opportunities
Provide leadership and direction to ensure that within the function people are kept safe, engaged, focused, developed and delivering to their potential

What we're looking for

We're not all the same at Greencore and our differences help us to make every day taste better for all our stakeholders. We truly put our people at the core and are proud of our diversity.

Degree level in a food science/technology discipline
Proven track record working in quality/technical management within high risk short shelf life categories.
Excellent working knowledge of BRC, HACCP, TACCP & multiple retailer requirements.
Forward thinker with a strong desire to do well.
Someone able to implement change and transformation
Someone capable of managing their own work load in addition to managing their teams.
Experience with chilled food would be advantageous

If this sounds like you, join us and grow with Greencore, and be a part of driving our future success.

Not only will you be working for one of the country's leading food manufacturers, you'll also get to work for a company that really does put people at the core.

What you'll get in return

Competitive salary and job-related benefits
Pension up to 8% matched
Life insurance up to 4x salary
Company share save scheme
Bonus scheme
Car allowance
Private Medical Healthcare
Share incentive bonus
Greencore Qualifications
Exclusive Greencore employee discount platform

Throughout your time at Greencore, you will be supported with on the job training and development opportunities to further your career.