Technical Manager

Technical Manager Meals London
Competitive Salary
Car Allowance
Bonus Scheme  20%
Private Healthcare (Including family)
25 days holiday
Access to MyRewards (Company scheme offering local and national benefits & discounts)
Group Pension (including employer contributions)
First class training, fast moving environment & excellent career progression prospects

We are the leading provider of fresh prepared food in the UK, with an international presence in the US and China. Our 19,000 employees operate from 39 locations, developing and producing innovative food for a wide variety of occasions and budgets. In the UK, we work with leading grocery retailers, focusing on their own label brands.

In London, Bakkavor Meals employs over 2,400 people across three sites and a distribution centre in the Park Royal area.  These sites specialise in making chilled ready meals, houmous dips, deli products and savoury accompaniments, and are part of Bakkavor's Meals sector which has eight factories in total in the UK

Working at the Cumberland site in London Park Royal and reporting directly into the Technical Lead for Meals London, the Technical Manager will be responsible for defining the technical strategy at site alongside managing 4 direct reports.
You will be a self-motivated and organised individual with previous experience in a chilled food environment. This role will ensure that relationships are developed with suppliers, retailers and internally. You will be integral in developing the Food Safety & Quality systems ensuring they are compliant with retailer’s codes of practice & 3rd party standards.
Requires Skills & Experience:

  • Experience working with food retailers
  • Demonstrates strong people management skills
  • Previous experience within a similar Technical Management role in a FMCG environment
  • Extensive practical experience of HACCP, BRC & retailers code of practice
  • Food Science degree would be desirable
  • Computer Literate in all Microsoft packages
  • Understanding of Good Hygiene working practises



Bakkavor is the leading provider of fresh prepared food in the UK, with a growing international presence in the US and China. We are number one in the UK in the four product categories of meals, salads, desserts and pizza & bread, providing high-quality, fresh, healthy and convenient food. Our customers include every major UK grocery retailer, including Tesco, Marks & Spencer, Sainsbury's and Waitrose, and some of the world’s best-known food brands. We have over 19,000 employees, our headquarters are in London and we have 23 factories in the UK, 5 in the US and 9 in China.


Category:  Technical

London, GB

Date:  15-Jun-2022