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Technical Assistant

Hutchinson Jonas
Closing date
13 Dec 2023

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

Job Details

Are you a Food Technical Graduate looking for their first career break?
Alternatively, do you have 1-2 years experience within the food industry or in a similar role or an industrial placement, but are looking for a new challenge where you can progress and develop your career?

Main Responsibilities:
Under direction of the Technical Manager provide support and guidance to ensure food safety and product labelling compliance in accordance with regulations, customer and business requirements. 
Efficiently handle and manage all customer complaints liaising with suppliers and customers.
To assist with implementation and maintenance of the BRCGS Storage and Distribution accreditation. 
Organise sample for product testing
Action customer requests related to product details in a timely manner. 
Collaboratively work with suppliers to ensure Product and Packaging Specifications are completed and assist where necessary. 
To assist with Artwork Approval Process from start to finish.
Assisting on projects for own label brands, managed brands and private label.

Key Skills Required:
Degree in Food/Nutrition/Product Development or similar
Proven IT skills and ability to demonstrate working knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel and Outlook). 
Great attention to detail and accuracy with a commitment towards continuous improvement and service excellence 
Experience of UK labelling compliance or UK labelling requirements. 
Good written and verbal communication skills. 
Strong time management and organisational skills
Ability to work to deadlines and be able to prioritize and manage workload 
Can-do attitude with the ability to work independently and as part of a team 
An understanding or experience of BRC requirements, as well as HACCP – Level 2/Level 3 would be advantageous 


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.


Company info
0208 650 7998
Business Services Bromley Ltd
Provident House
Burrell Row

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