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Interim Technical Manager - FMCG

Ref: 70| Posted: 1st Feb 2019

Bonfire Recruitment are working closley with a leading food manufacturing company based near Manchester, to recruit a Interim Site Technical Manager.

This will be for approx 2-3 months.

The role is responsible for the Technical function across the site reporting directly to the Managing Director.

The emphasis of the role is to work with customers to balance customer requirements within the overall site Technical agenda, the focus on customer relationships is therefore key.  

Job Description

  • Develop site systems to continue to improve safety, quality and cost of all products.
  • Provide a key contact for customers to respond to technical queries and investigate internal and external complaints and manage the customer relationship.
  • Work with customers and internal departments to support the relationship between the business and major retailers. e.g customer visits.
  • Work cross functionally with other departments to ensure that product quality standards are in place for all products via influencing and understanding.
  • Develop and maintain Technical policies and procedures and manage customer auditing against policy standards including retailer audits, BRC, Sedex etc.
  • Maintain standards of Hygiene and Quality Assuarance via the reporting Managers.
  • Ensure the completion of HACCPs for new products.
  • Ensure that product and environmental microbiological standards are maintained for the site.
  • Devise and manage the budget for the Technical Department across the site.


Candidate Requirements

  • Proven interim experience within a similar role with a large food manufactuirng site in excess of £50m.
  • Evidence of partnering relationships with retailers not merely via customer audits.
  • A communication and influencing style which will influence others rather than relying on an enforcer style based on procedures.

Ideally looking for successful candidate to start as soon as possibe, before Christmas.


About Bonfire Recruitment

Bonfire Recruitment has relationships with a selected number of food manufacturers throughout the UK.

We have a strong understanding of how each of our partner sites operate and what type of candidates will suit best for the role.

If you do have any questions on the role please call Terry Mallin directly on 0141 429 7252 or email

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