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Head of Technical

28/07/23 Tyrone Neg

Permanent full-time

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Head of Technical to join one of the largest food companies in County Tyrone.
This is a key leadership role forming a pivotal part of the site leadership team, reporting to the site director. This role will directly manage and lead the technical, quality and hygiene teams.


Full time, permanent role
Competitive salary
Excellent benefits including: Car Allowance,10% Bonus, Healthcare & excellent pension contributions



  • Overall responsibility for the site’s technical objectives with a focus to drive food safety; legality; raw material and product quality; customer, product and hygiene standards. Process improvements and customer technical & associated commercial relationships
  • Develop a proactive compelling technical strategy.
  • Creating a high performance, collaborative and empowered culture.
  • Developing effective talent pipelines within the function.
  • Ensuring effective working relations and providing key senior technical interface with cross-functional and internal/external stakeholders.
  • Providing clear, concise and accurate advice in the areas of food safety, legality and the environment thereby minimising the company’s exposure to risk and loss.
  • Ensuring the operation of the technical, quality and hygiene auditing functions attain minimum legislative, business and customer requirements.
  • Control the development and implementation of HACCP and quality management systems.
  • Overall responsibility for traceability and documentation control.
  • Budget management.



  • Significant experience of working in a strategic site technical leadership role within a meat manufacturing factory environment
  • Detailed understanding of the context of and compliance with UK legislation and directives in relation to areas governing food safety, legality and the environment
  • A proactive, change oriented leader with good interpersonal skills
  • Able to develop and lead the technical function effectively, employing coaching and mentoring and effective talent succession planning
  • Level 4 HACCP and food safety is essential
  • A continuous improvement mindset

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Please apply by sending your CV to Lilyanna McCaul at or call 01 8788240 for more information.

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