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Technical Supply Chain Manager

Hutchinson Jonas
Flexible Location (remote working)
£50-65k + Benefits
Closing date
27 Nov 2021

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Contract Type
Quality Assurance, Supply Chain, Technical
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Job Details

Are you an experienced Technical Manager who can take the lead whilst developing and delivering the supply chain and technical consulting strategy and programmes?
Are you able to manage numerous projects, coordinate resource and independent consultants in and around the UK/globe and provide technical expertise in relation to food manufacturing and retailing?

Main Responsibilities:
Be able to work alone, as part of a team, and be able to liaise with customers, colleagues and suppliers at a number of levels.
Substantial knowledge and experience of all relevant food safety legislation in this field, experience of working with supermarkets and food manufacturers and crisis management.
Preparing business proposals and quotations.
Working with risk assessment and factory standards/processes and audit procedures
Working with EU and international food labelling legislation
Negotiating on technical matters at all interface levels
Undertake Consulting led projects when required.

Key Skills Required:
A degree (or equivalent) in Food Science or Food Technology and relevant technical extensive experience in food manufacturing environments across several product categories
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, a high level of numeracy, good negotiation skills.  
Category specific experience in food safety, food technology and product quality in the EU and internationally
Experience of audit/inspections and HACCP is preferred but is not essential (recognised lead auditor qualification, HACCP Level 3 or equivalent)
Import/export regulation for food safety in the EU and internationally
Knowledge of food safety culture, crisis management, food fraud and other technical challenges.
Experience of working with proprietary specification systems, project management software, excel and other Microsoft products.
This is a remote working position so flexibility to work from home but there will be a need to visit client’s locations, within the UK and overseas.
A valid driver license and reliable transportation and ability to maintain a valid and current passport and be willing to travel domestically and internationally

If working in an environment that promotes creativity, thought leadership, close collaboration and importantly mitigates risk to human health, then this role can offer you the chance to make a difference so please do not hesitate to 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.


Find Us
0208 650 7998
Business Services Bromley Ltd
Provident House
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