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Food Technologist

Jarvis Johnson
£35k per annum
Closing date
27 Jul 2024

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Contract Type
Quality Assurance, Technical
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing

Job Details

Food Manufacturing

Food Technologist


£35k per annum


  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Retail Discount and Health Care Cash plan memberships
  • Group Personal Pension plan

A leading supplier of fresh and chilled food products, is looking for a Food Technologist for their site based in Hertfordshire. The successful candidate will be working with various internal departments to safely onboard new and replacement products

Reporting to the Head of Technical, responsibilities for the role will include:

  • Safety, Quality and Legal review of all new products / suppliers 
  • Maintaining appropriate and demonstrable product and supplier due diligence. 
  • Providing support to the technical team and the wider business by responding professionally to internal and external queries. 
  • Conducting food technical research 

Essential / Desirable skills include:

  • Knowledge of FIR 2014, Food Allergens and Food Microbiology
  • Experience working in food technology with supplier approval experience
  • Ideally previous experience in fish products
  • High level of attention to detail
  • A science-based degree graduate or equivalent
  • Enjoys working as a part of a larger Technical 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 the role are Monday to Friday, 8:30am – 5:00pm (40 hours per week). The salary is £35k per annum plus an excellent benefits package. 

If you are interested, please respond AS SOON AS POSSIBLE quoting reference number JJ-P4858 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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