Technical Manager

Posted 11 April 2024
Salary Competitive
Job type Permanent - Full Time
Discipline Technical
Job FunctionOperations
Contact NameMelissa Chandler
Expiry date 11 May 2024

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 at Selby we employ a team of over 750 colleagues. A site steeped in history, we are the UK’s number one manufacturer of customer private label cooking sauces, table sauces and pickles. We have been serving our customers out of our Selby site since 1914.


What you'll be doing



As Technical Manager, you will ensure 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
  • Ensure that technical governance is in place to deliver audit compliance
  • Investigations into key deviations from process and customer specification, taking appropriate action to bring the process back into control
  • Provide leadership and direction to ensure that within the function people are kept safe, engaged, focused, developed and delivering to their potentia

What we’re looking for

  • 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.

What you’ll get in return

  • Competitive salary and job-related benefits
  • Holidays
  • Pension up to 8% matched
  • Company share save scheme
  • Greencore Qualifications
  • Exclusive Greencore employee discount platform
  • Access to a full Wellbeing Centre platform

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