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Technical Manager (Barrowcliffes Ltd)

Barrowcliffe’s specialise in the preparation and distribution of fresh and/or cooked produce nationwide.

Owned by Kettle Produce Ltd, Barrowcliffe's is one of the UK’s longest running food processing companies and have successfully supplied the UK food sector with quality produce, consistent value, and a commitment to service.

Barrowcliffes have three main sites, Hooton Street, Nottingham, Padge Road, Beeston and Bellwin Drive, Flixborough.

We are looking for an experienced Technical Manager to lead and manage all technical activities for our Kettle Meal Solutions Division at Flixborough. 

You will be responsible for leading, liaising and communicating with internal stakeholders, customers and third parties regarding technical requirements, specifications, visits, audits or any other technical advice or information and directly manage and develop the Technical and Hygiene Departments.

Applications are welcomed from candidates who have previous experience of managing the audit processes and to provide the necessary support and leadership to production to maintain BRCGS accreditation.

Previous food industry experience in Business to Business and/or Retail would be advantageous.

Key tasks and responsibilities will include;


  • Drive the quality objectives for the site, leading by example to deliver the improvement plans and targets for the site.
  • Develop and ensure that the quality systems and technical processes are adhered to without exception for right first-time and on-time product delivery.
  • Ensure that all products, we deliver to our customers are safe, fit for purpose, are of excellent Quality, and meet both internal and external customer requirements and all legal compliance standards.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with internal stakeholders, customers and third parties
  • Ensure company Hygiene and Food Safety rules are sustained to an excellent standard and drive continuous improvements activities to further improve the hygiene and housekeeping standards across the site.
  • Lead, motivate and engage with your team, encourage harmonious and effective team working, acceptable conduct and attitude.

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