Food Technologist

Hutchinson Jonas
Hertfordshire/London Home Counties
Closing date
23 Mar 2021

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Quality Assurance, Technical
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Job Details

Are you a Food Technologist looking for a new opportunity, where there is lots of scope to develop and evolve with the role?
Do you want a career working for a highly reputable and exciting company?

Main Responsibilities:
Maintain up to date product specification systems, liaising with suppliers to capture all required information and to review and approve specifications.
Generate all product specification supporting documentation including quality attribute sheets and retail labels.
Maintain up to date files of policies and procedures.
Provide reports as required to key stakeholders including procurement and food development.
Establish and develop relationships with internal stakeholders including procurement, food development, marketing, health and safety, operations and training.
Support the Technical Manager to run a regular product evaluation programme including organoleptic, analytical and microbiological assessment.
The role will support the Technical Manager to ensure all food safety, allergen and nutritional information, technical approval of ingredients and suppliers and product quality is safe guarded.  

Key Skills Required:
Minimum HNC (or equivalent) in Food or Bio Science related discipline.
Good current knowledge of food labelling legislation.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Good level of numeracy and attention to detail.
Ability to work alone or as part of a team
Able to work to tight deadlines and under pressure.
Personable and able to liaise with colleagues and suppliers’ technical teams.
Proficient with Microsoft Office applications Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook etc.
Proficient with web-based product specification and supplier management database systems.


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.


Find Us
0208 650 7998
Business Services Bromley Ltd
Provident House
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