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Senior Technical Manager

Hutchinson Jonas
Hertfordshire (Hybrid Working)
£50-70k + Benefits
Closing date
10 Jun 2024

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Contract Type
Quality Assurance, Technical
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing

Job Details

I am looking to recruit a Senior Technical Manager, for an industry leading importer/exporter.
Do you have experience of overseeing the technical and product strategy?
Are you able to oversee and manage all facets of the technical remit including team members, supplier management, customer technical requirements, NPD process flow including artwork and BRCGS maintenance?

Main Responsibilities: 
Strong supplier management skills and be able to demonstrate a focused, attention to detail approach to their work.
Confident to communicate and influence across both internal and external stakeholders is pivotal to success in the role.
To be solutions driven and have the ability to adapt to changing demands in a fast-paced environment.
You will have an excellent food safety & preservation knowledge, including HACCP and BRCGS Regulation
Internal quality management systems and lead auditing experience.
Good IT skills across a range of Microsoft packages, customer online systems, and experience of specification portals.
An eye for detail and desire to ensure exacting product and operational standards are maintained.
Point of contact and action customer complaints requests and major issues

Key Skills Required:
Previous experience in a similar Senior Technical Manager role with varied food product experience and exposure to working with suppliers/customers
Degree level qualification in a food related field.
Experience in the Food Trading industry, ambient and grocery category exposure would be advantageous
Strong Supplier management experience is essential
Keen sense of priorities, resilient and relentless determination. 
Hold self and others accountable, challenge, innovate and change
UK driving licence is essential


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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