Technical Manager - New Products

Hutchinson Jonas
Hertfordshire/Flexibility to work from home
£50-55k + Benefits
Closing date
12 Nov 2021

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Quality Assurance, Technical
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Are you an experienced Technical Manager with a background across a broad food range and a keen interest in safely launching new products via existing and new suppliers?
Would you like to work for a well established brand with the opportunity to develop your career?

Main Responsibilities:
Develop food safety talent within the team and across the wider business
Monitor and drive quality and food safety standards and supplier performance across the supply base and through the complete supply chain
Strategic vision for driving product, supplier and supply chain integrity and performance
Responsible for all new supplier and product approvals and support the innovation calendar execution
Develop post launch quality assessments and feedback mechanisms
Ensure all products are optimized for operational simplicity
Deliver key business projects in a timely and cost efficient manner

Key Skills Required:
Degree in Food Science/Food Technology or related subject required
Technical management experience in diverse product categories gained within Food Manufacturing, Retail or Food Service/QSR
Persuasive with highly developed communication and influencing skills
Ability to conceive and deliver strategic objectives relating to food safety and quality
Flexibility to work from home with the need to be based in the office at least twice a week

This is a great opportunity for someone who is looking for a new challenge and enjoys working with suppliers to safely launch new products to market.


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.


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0208 650 7998
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