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Technical Manager

Hutchinson Jonas
Oxfordshire (Hybrid Working)
Closing date
24 Jul 2022

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

Are you looking for an exciting new challenge where you can take full ownership of the role and technical department?

Are you an experienced Technical Manager with solid supplier management skills?

Are you looking for the flexibility of hybrid working? 

Main Responsibilities:

  • To ensure product legal compliance and safety
  • Supplier Management – maintaining technical relationships and driving improvements
  • Product Management – maintaining up to date specifications and ensuing product is compositionally legal; ensuring legal labelling, managing consumer complaints, managing quality issues and incidents/crises including developing preventive action plans.
  • Support with food safety policy and compliance
  • Update the business on current and emerging issues and steps required to oversee full compliance
  • Support the development of CSR, Sustainability, Modern Slavery and ETI policy
  • Development of technical strategy to support business development and brand integrity

Key Skills Required:

  • Minimum 5 years technical/quality experience preferably in retail or food manufacturing
  • Degree qualifies in food science or an associated subject
  • HACCP and Food Safety Level 4
  • Proven 3rd party auditing experience
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, team player.  
  • Ability to lead and influence
  • Knowledge of supplier assurance and management programmes

If this sounds like an exciting opportunity that offers flexibility in terms of time spent in the office and the ability to work from home, then 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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