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Technical & Compliance Assistant

Jarvis Johnson
up to £33k per annum
Closing date
6 Apr 2024

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

Job Details

Food Manufacturing

Technical and Compliance Assistant


up to £33k per annum

•    30 days holiday (including bank holidays).
•    Option to purchase up to 3 additional days holiday.
•    Long service additional holiday.
•    Free on-site parking available.
•    Free tea and coffee.
•    Staff rest room.
•    Friendly environment.
•    Staff purchase scheme.
•    Christmas shutdown!

Our client, a family-run food manufacturer based in Leicestershire, is looking for a Technical and Compliance Assistant.  Working closely with the Technical Manager, the role will encompass a wide range of duties including the creation of technical documents, factory audits and micro testing.

Reporting to the Technical Manager, responsibilities for the role will include:
•    Assisting with the creation and updating of technical documents for production and the Quality Management System
•    Conducting internal audits against the SALSA standard as well as GMP audits
•    Supporting the technical team with microbiological, environmental and internal organoleptic testing and sampling
•    Conducting Product Traceability exercises and helping to gather documentation when required
•    Supporting the team to resolve customer queries with products and packaging.
•    Assisting with export and packaging queries, including packaging waste compliance
•    Working alongside other departments for cross departmental projects including production, purchasing, finance and sales

Essential / Desirable skills include:
•    Experience in a Technical / Quality role within Food Manufacturing
•    A proactive work ethic and strong attention to detail 
•    Excellent communication skills
•    Good understanding of HACCP, GMP, Food Safety and Food Hygiene 
•    Able to work well within a team, as well as independently

The Company:
•    Well established family run multi-site food manufacturer
•    Award winning recipes, delivering product excellence and innovation
•    Opportunities to develop knowledge across all areas

The working hours for the role are Monday to Friday 37.5 hours week with some flexibility to start/finish times. The salary is up to £33k per annum.

If you are interested, please email AS SOON AS POSSIBLE quoting reference number JJ-P4833 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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