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Technical Manager

Hutchinson Jonas
London (flexibility to travel)
Closing date
1 Jan 2022

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

Are you a hands on technical manager who is able to make an impact within the business and enjoys working with Suppliers?
Typically you will spend time in the office based in London where you will come together with colleagues in commercial, development and marketing and then the rest of the time with suppliers and home working.

Main Responsibilities:
Multi-functional technical role covering; technical, quality, legal, packaging to ensure diligence is maintained across the group
Technical Management and support of Isle of Ireland and some UK suppliers 
Providing technical information and advice to all the brands to ensure legal compliance, maintenance of group standards and best practice.
Approval and sign off, of store labels and documentation.
Providing support for complaint investigations and customer queries.
Providing the technical and food safety knowledge to projects and new initiatives as required.

Key Skills Required:
Degree in Food Science or related discipline 
8 – 10 years’ relevant work experience within a technical function within food manufacturing or food retail
Knowledge of legal label requirements for UK and Ireland 
Experience of HACCP and other food safety management systems and documentation 
Confidence and the ability to work independently as well as part of a team
Ability to work on multiply projects and manage time effectively to tight deadlines.
Strong attention to detail 
Effective and strong communicator with the ability to convey technical information in a clear manner to non-technical stakeholders.

This is an exciting opportunity for someone who enjoys having a varied role and working closely with suppliers, as well as working with a lovely team.


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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