Jon P.
Food Technologist
Sector Foods
Job Function Graduate

About Jon

Key Experiences

From Studying food science at reading to becoming a M&S Technologist
Having a passion for food and chemistry lead me to a career in food. From gaining practical experience within the food industry during my placement year at McCormick which included running trial, factory to joining Bakery team at M&S learning hygiene COP, NPD process to become the site lead for 2 sites. Snice January joining the fast paced chilled side of the business within the
meals team to take product lead for some trad products.

Current Position

I oversee food safety, quality and legality
As part of my role is to drive the technologic standards and look after the food safety, legality while keeping the highest standard for quality

Main Motivations

Working for a Business who does the right thing
Being involved in the business base with a focus on sustainable future by enables our customers to have a positive impact on wellbeing, communities and the planet through all that we do. And having animal welfare at the forefront of our values

Top Advice

Never give up on your dreams
While doing my A-level chemistry I was told I had meant my persotjn and wouldn’t achieve the grade need for my course at uni. After a disappointed result instead of giving up, I revolve to another college where I attend every after college chemistry club for AS & A2. after all my hard work I evlent achieve an A which was enough to get on my course at Uni.

Keep trying and you will get there.

Marks & Spencer

Marks and Spencer is a major British multinational retailer headquartered in the City of Westminster, London. It specialises in the selling of clothing, home products and luxury food products. M&S was founded in 1884 by Michael Marks and Thomas Spencer in Leeds.