Technical Assistant

Jarvis Johnson
London (Greater)
circa £28k per annum
Closing date
8 Feb 2022

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

Our client, a food manufacturer based in NW London, is seeking an experienced Technical Assistant to join its expanding team.

Reporting to the Group Head of Technical, responsibilities for the role will include:

  • Management of site document control
  • Maintaining the inhouse label software system
  • Raising, issuing and coordinating actions for supplier non-conformances
  • Management of the customer complaint system (Excel based)
  • Providing information for periodic KPI reports, for the business as well as for customers
  • Purchasing technical consumable items
  • Covering holidays for Quality Auditors as necessary

Essential / Desirable skills include:

  • Experience working within a Food Manufacturing Technical Team
  • An understanding of Food Safety systems
  • Experience managing supplier non-conformances and customer complaints
  • Excellent IT skills, including Excel (Pivot tables, Vlookups), Word and Powerpoint
  • Strong communication skills

The Company:

  • Multi-site Food Manufacturer who create and produce their products with values of honesty and simplicity
  • Their heritage drives them but they still focus on looking forwards; their values of Quality, Service, Innovation, People and Passion frame everything they do
  • Keen to be a force in driving the change towards better, more authentic and healthier goods

The salary for this role is c. £28k and working hours are Monday – Friday, office hours.

If you are interested, please email AS SOON AS POSSIBLE quoting reference number JJ-P4596 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


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01302 366967
70-72 Nottingham Road
NG18 1BN
United Kingdom

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