Specification Technologist

Southall, London
£28,000 - £35,000
01 Aug 2017
01 Sep 2017
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Bombay Halwa Limited was established in 1973 and since then there have been many developments in the following years.

The business has grown in a number of ways: starting as the original UK producer of Indian sweets and savoury mixes under the Royal brand and is now a leading producer for varied markets.

Job specification for Specification Technologist:

  1. Compile Customer Product Specifications and review and update them as required.
  2. Completion of Quality Attribute sheets and any other Technical documentation required by the customer.
  3. Compile and maintain Raw Material Specifications, get approval ffrom Supplier and Head of Technical. Co-ordinate with supplier to procure COA/COC of raw material received. Ensure raw material specifications are up dated from time to time.
  4.  Ensure BHL’s food safety and quality objectives are met at all times. 
  5. Keep abreast of legislation to ensure company compliance and communicate any changes internally.
  6. Assist in the benchmarking of products to ensure Technical Compliance to specification.
  7. Ensure new products are analyzed according to customer requirements for Nutrition and Shelf life.

Knowledge and Experience

  • Experience of working with specifications – retailers (Waitrose, JS & Tesco)
  • Sound knowledge of Nutricalc and labelling legislation
  • Thorough understanding of company products
  • Working knowledge of Food and Hygiene polices
  • Ability to work as part of a team and to work on own initiative
  • Planning and Organizing
  • Self development and continuing personal development
  • Ability to efficiently manage time and meet all deadlines

Other Working Relationships

  • Management
  • Line Supervisors
  • Technical Department
  • Engineering/management staff
  • Health and Safety Officer

Problems and Key Features

  • Problem Solving Skills
  • Resilience
  • Adherence with quality control

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