Technical Services Technologist

Jarvis Johnson
£19-£23.5k per annum
Closing date
3 Nov 2019

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Development, Graduate, Technical
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Our client, a fast-growing Chilled Food Manufacturer based in Nottinghamshire, is looking for a Technical Services Technologist to join their Technical Team.  The successful candidate will generate and maintain finished product specifications for a diverse range of customers.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Completion of all technical information requested by customers to ensure legal compliance on internal and external systems, challenging and maintaining the technical information on finished product specifications
  • Ensuring timely review of all specifications
  • Working closely with internal departments including Development and Purchasing, and the Supply / Customer Base.
  • Assisting as necessary with the updating and maintenance of raw material specifications and logging of information onto the Company Database, ensuring information is accurate and complete
  • Gathering required or missing information, liaising with Suppliers and ensuring raw materials comply with any specific customer requirements
  • Assisting in third party visits and audits, participating in the company internal audit programme and providing support within the Technical Department

Experience, Skills & Knowledge:

  • A degree or equivalent in a Food Science or related discipline
  • Experience within the food industry
  • Knowledge of food legislation, labelling, nutritional and allergen information
  • A strong communicator with a conscientious and diligent attitude
  • The ability to be flexible, multi task and work well under pressure
  • An understanding of technical systems including HACCP
  • Competency in Microsoft Word/Excel

The Company:

  • Impressive growth with substantial investment
  • Passionate about food, excellent reputation in the Food Industry, flexible and fast-paced
  • Bespoke service creating ambient, chilled and frozen products specific to customer requirements
  • Diverse range of non-retail customers from blue chip food groups, to on trend restaurants 
  • Informal culture but totally focused approach

The salary for this role is £19,000 - £23,500 and working hours are Monday to Friday within office hours.  You will need to have a driving licence for this position due to the location of the manufacturing site.

If you are interested then please respond AS SOON AS POSSIBLE quoting reference number JJ-P4399 with an updated CV, an indication of your current salary and your availability.


Jarvis Johnson is a Specialist Recruitment and Interim Management Agency, set up by Technical Managers and “Placing Technical First” for the Food Manufacturing Industry.

We have a total database of over 6,500 candidates within our specialist areas of Technical, Quality and NPD, built up over the last 20 years.  

We identify candidates with specialist experience, seeking referrals from influential candidates within the market, combined with advertising on Food Industry specific and generalist job boards as well as searching external databases and our very wide LinkedIn Network.

We truly believe in building strong relationships with both our candidates and clients and we go the extra mile to find candidates who really fit in terms of experience, skills and personality/ culture fit.

If you’re an Interim Manager who wants to be notified on upcoming assignments or you are looking for a new permanent role and want to be kept updated on new vacancies then please email an updated CV together with location and remuneration details to

If you are representing a Food Company and want to find out more about our Recruitment / Interim Management  services then please email  for a copy of our Terms of Business or call 01302 366967 to speak to our ex-Technical Manager Managing Director, Lisa Johnson


Contact Us
  • 70-72 Nottingham Road
  • Mansfield
  • NG18 1BN
  • United Kingdom
  • 01302 366967
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