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Head of Technical

England, Lancashire, Preston
Closing date
23 Feb 2024

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Food & Fresh Produce
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Full Time

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Head of Technical / Lancashire


We are working exclusively with Huntapac Produce, a fourth-generation family-owned business established in 1942, who are leading provider of high-quality root vegetables, brassicas, and salads to major UK supermarkets.

At Huntapac, they take pride in having a strong management team and consistently high standards. As a key player in the produce industry, they maintain their commitment to quality and sustainability while adapting to market changes.

The role

In a dynamic produce environment, the Head of Technical will ensure compliance with customer and regulatory standards, enforce company rules and procedures, and provide support to the Technical Director. The role involves coordinating the technical team, leading industry compliance, engaging with retail partners, and supporting sustainability initiatives.

Key Requirements:

Experience: Ideally, you will have fresh produce experience, but candidates from a food manufacturing background are also encouraged to apply.

Retail Experience: Proven experience working with the top 5 retailers is essential.

Relationship Building: Ability to build strong working relationships both internally and externally.

If you have the experience, skills, and passion for the fresh produce industry, and would like to be part of the Huntapac team, apply now by submitting your CV to or call for a confidential chat on 01780 480530


MorePeople are a specialist recruitment business for the food, fresh produce, horticulture and agriculture industries. Founded in 2000 by two passionate foodies with vast experience in the industry, we’re a growing team comprising of a mixture of ex-industry professionals and professional recruiters passionate about the sector.

Offering a functional approach to recruitment, we have dedicated expert teams to assist in all roles across a business;


  • Commercial
  • NPD
  • Operations
  • Technical
  • Growing
  • Agronomy
  • Engineering
  • Finance
  • HR, Admin & IT
  • Rural Surveyors, Land Agents & Estate Managers

​​​​​​​The team are committed to offering the best recruitment service for all professional roles within the sectors in which we operate.

Find out more on our website at or call us on 01780 480530.


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01780 480530
Cherryholt House
Cherryholt Road,

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