Technical Manager | Tetbury | Competitive Salary

England, Gloucestershire, Tetbury
Closing date
15 Nov 2020
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Technical Manager | Tetbury | Competitive Salary
Are you a proven Technical Manager or Research Assistant looking to join a growing and innovative business in a very varied role with excellent career progression opportunities? If so, we want to hear from you.

About Our Client:
Melcourt is the UK's leading supplier of mulches, growing media, soil improvers, play surfaces, biofiltration media and more, based on bark, wood and other natural materials. A leader in innovation and high quality for over 30 years, Melcourt has developed a range of products that is second to none, with unparalleled technical back-up, outstanding levels of customer care and, all-importantly, excellent environmental sustainability.

About the Role:
In this varied role you will support the Technical Director to drive the technical agenda for Melcourt, undertaking all aspects of the development of new products. You will take responsibility for growing trials, producing your own analytical reports and findings. You will manage the regulatory bodies, membership and auditing on behalf of the business. You will communicate with raw material suppliers on any technical requirements or issues and keep abreast of technical developments within the industry. You will also attend conferences, seminars and trade exhibitions to promote the business. This role offers fantastic opportunities for career development and progression within the business.

The Ideal Candidate:
We are looking for candidates who are educated to degree level, ideally in a science or horticulture related subject. You will have a minimum of 5 years' experience and a proven track record within a relevant technical position. You will be recognised for your analytical mind and excellent numerical and written communication skills. Basic knowledge of horticultural growing media would be advantageous as would a keen interest in the sector. You will need to be a confident communicator as the role includes presenting to growers, retailers, conferences and gardening groups as and when required.

Salary and Benefits:
This role offers a competitive salary, depending on experience.
Benefits include a car allowance, excellent pension and bonus.
The role will be located in Tetbury but there may be flexibility to work from home for the right candidate.

How to Apply:
MorePeople is working exclusively on this exciting and challenging role. We will hold Teams/Zoom interviews wherever possible before presenting our candidate shortlist to the client. We are working with Melcourt as their retained recruiter, therefore any CVs that are sent to them directly will be forwarded to us for review. We anticipate the successful applicant to be appointed by early December.

If you feel you have the required skills, please apply via the link. Alternatively, for a confidential chat about the role prior to submitting an application, please contact Luan Harrison on 01780 480530 or

MorePeople is a specialist recruitment business providing permanent and interim solutions for the Produce & Horticulture, Food, Agriculture and Garden & Leisure sectors across the UK and internationally. Our focus is on retail and foodservice supply chains, from ‘own label’ suppliers to blue chip brands.

Founded in 2000, our team comprises extremely knowledgeable ex-industry professionals and professional recruiters who are passionate about the sectors. We take a functional approach to recruitment with dedicated teams for Commercial, Technical, Operational, HR and Finance roles. The majority of placements are for permanent, full-time professional roles ranging from Junior Managers to Senior Directors.

Contact Us
  • Acanthus House
  • 10a Belton Street
  • Stamford
  • PE9 2EF
  • GB
  • 01780 480530
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