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Technical Assistant

Jarvis Johnson
£24k-£30k per annum
Closing date
10 Dec 2023

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Contract Type
Development, Graduate, Quality Assurance, Technical
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing

Job Details

Our client, a leading supplier of fresh and chilled food products, is looking to appoint a Technical Assistant for their Food Production site in Warwickshire.  The successful candidate will support the Technical Manager in ensuring Quality Management System compliance, attainment of customer and regulatory standards and maintenance of 3rd party accreditations. 

Reporting to the Technical Manager, responsibilities for the role will include:
•    Routine factory based Technical and Quality checks
•    Conducting internal audits of documents and manufacturing protocols
•    Managing customer technical enquiries
•    Laboratory sample collation, submission and result review including follow up
•    Finished goods, raw material and internal specifications
•    Technical and Operational process control monitoring
•    Managing supplier Quality Assurance
•    Investigating and concluding customer and supplier complaints including associated corrective / preventative actions
•    Generating monthly Technical board reports
•    Training of team members against site QMS including HACCP

Experience / key skills:
•    Science degree or equivalent (food related preferred but not essential)
•    Some specification writing experience
•    Previous experience in a similar role within a Food Manufacturing environment
•    Good knowledge of MS Office applications
•    Strong attention to detail with an ability to prioritise, multitask and meet deadlines
•    Good people skills, with ability to work collaboratively in a team and part of a wider team

The Company: 
•    Well established Family Business with more than 70 years’ experience 
•    Sourcing and supplying food products and ingredients for Pubs, Restaurants and Foodservice Sectors across the UK
•    Broad range of Fresh and Chilled products

The working hours for this role are Monday to Friday, 40 hours per week 7.00am – 3.30pm, with flexibility to meet the needs of the business. The salary is £24k-£30k, dependent on experience. 

If you are interested in applying for this role, please apply AS SOON AS POSSIBLE quoting reference number JJ-P4804 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


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

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