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Technical Assistant

Jarvis Johnson
Greater Manchester
Competitive Salary
Closing date
19 May 2022

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

Our client, a multi-site food manufacturer is looking for a Technical Assistant for their site based in Greater Manchester. The successful candidate will provide a pivotal role in delivering the key objectives for BRC and customer compliance against systems, standards and policies.

Reporting to the Technical Manager, responsibilities for the role will include: 

    Ensuring that the technical files are current and updated Responsibility for lab sample verification prior to dispatch Supporting all elements of customer and industry audits Supporting customer complaints and non-conformances. Communication and close out of non-conformance reports with supply chain and customers Providing reports and trend analysis on all technical and quality data Supporting key food safety meetings with organisation of minutes Delivery of training to the food integrity team Assisting with NPD projects - ensuring that all related document changes are updated, artwork process is controlled, and label checks are prepared for final approval Ensuring that all electronic and paper due diligence systems are up to date and readily available for audit assessment

Essential / Desirable skills include:


    Good communication skills - written and oral Ability to work as part of a team and unsupervised Ideally, the candidate will have experience within a food industry technical/compliance function and demonstrate a knowledge of related food technical systems Proficiency with Microsoft systems, ability to prepare detailed reports in Word, Excel and other related systems

The Company:


    One of the UK’s leading providers of high-quality retail, foodservice, and wholesale products in their sector Dedicated to continuous improvement, investing in the business for the future State of the art equipment

The working hours are 8am to 5pm, Monday – Friday. The salary for the role is competitive. A driving licence is essential as there may be a requirement to work at the organisation’s second site (within 10 miles)


If you are interested, please respond AS SOON AS POSSIBLE quoting reference number JJ-P4637 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


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