Technical Manager

Location: Geelong, Victoria
Job Type: Permanent / Full Time
Contact: Tim Barraclough

About the company

This Geelong based privately owned food manufacturer continues to grow at a rapid rate in local retail markets and exports globally. Manufacturing meat and plant based ready to cook products, their innovation pipeline is fast paced and quick to react to changing consumer trends. Whilst holding quality at the forefront of their decision making, they require a Technical Manager to spearhead the quality and R&D function

About the role

As the Technical Manager, you will have 4 direct reports and whilst sitting on the senior leadership team, you will report to the GM. You will be accountable for the food safety and quality systems, manage all internal and external audit processes, NPD and commercialisation and all quality KPI measures. Strategy and strong leadership are imperative to your success in this role

Skills & Experience

Your prior experience in Quality and R&D will lead you to succeed, as will:

  • A deep understanding of retail standards, internal/external audits and import/export regulations
  • Extensive food manufacturing experience from a senior quality perspective, meat would be advantageous
  • Can demonstrate success in implementing a short/medium/long term quality strategy with commercial focus
  • Strong leadership, communication, and stakeholder engagement


You will have total autonomy in running the Technical stream of this business and will be highly remunerated for doing so

How to apply
Click on the APPLY button or contact Tim Barraclough on (03) 8613 3517 for a confidential discussion.

All direct applications or resumes received by our client from external parties will be referred to Six Degrees Executive as the exclusive recruitment partner on this assignment.