Graduate Food Technologist/Technical Assistant

Hutchinson Jonas
Closing date
15 Apr 2019

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Quality Assurance, Technical
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Are you looking to join a fantastic, continually evolving food business as Technical Assistant?

Role purpose

  • To support the Technologist and Technical Manager in maintaining and enhancing quality management standards across all areas of production on a day-to-day basis. 
  • To audit and check production systems and to ensure that the highest technical standards are achieved for all foods produced.
  • Gather and prepare microbiological samples, input data onto the computer, meet micro schedules, cook samples where necessary, complete swabs, water samples and review results doing re-tests where necessary
  • Carry out positive release of sleeves and labels commenting on missing items and rectifying problems
  • Audit and file production paperwork. Score and communicate the quality of the paperwork to the production team
  • Aid with customer complaint investigations
  • Equipment checks and calibration on a weekly and daily basis
  • Glass audit daily/weekly/monthly/quarterly
  • CCP verification audits
  • Complete non conformance log
  • Blue plaster and metal detectable pen check
  • Traceability when required
  • Print all factory weight sheets on a weekly basis topping up where necessary
  • Technical projects as required
  • Daily and weekly temperature checks
  • Chemical concentration checks

If  you have  Knowledge of basic food hygiene, experience of working within a quality management system, Good basis and understanding of PC use/IT (Microsoft office) and Excellent communication skills – dealing with personnel on the factory floor the please apply.



Hutchinson Jonas, specialises in the recruitment of FMCG industry professionals.  We cover both the Retail and Manufacturing market areas providing a comprehensive recruitment service to both job seekers and companies alike.


From inception, Hutchinson Jonas has focused upon the food & drink manufacturing sector and is now one of the leading recruiters in this area. We have successfully completed hundreds of assignments and placements and can draw upon over 15 years of recruitment experience at a senior level. Whatever recruitment problem your organisation has faced, we have almost certainly faced them before.

Our testimonials come from some of the leading, most influential people within food manufacturing. They speak volumes about our service and can be seen on our website: 

Any number of things set us apart from the rest, most notably ‘investment’. We invest heavily in staff development to ensure our people remain leaders in their fields. We also invest in database technology to ensure that we are aware of the availability of key people at any given time. And we invest in the community around us – our graduate food science award at Reading University, our charitable work with PROPS and the National Autistic Society, and our sponsorship of local sports teams are all examples of our commitment to social responsibility.

The Hutchinson Jonas Group is split into two distinct brands, offering two distinct services:

Interim Management
Hutchinson Consultancy Ltd specialises in providing the food & drink industry with interim managers for a variety of different assignments and projects. Our hand-picked professionals are experts in their field and provide support for a variety of different scenarios including gap management, sudden departures, specialist projects and managing change.

Permanent Recruitment
Since our inception in 1999, Jonas has built up a reputation for delivering quality, permanent recruitment solutions in a timely, efficient and ethical manner. We have developed partnerships with many key FMCG Manufacturers, Retailers and Food Service companies both large and small. Our Key Accounts team works together with our customers to offer them a truly service orientated recruitment approach, adding value at every stage of the process.


Contact Us
  • Business Services Bromley Ltd
  • Provident House
  • Beckenham
  • BR3 1AT
  • GB
  • 0208 650 7998
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