Specification Technologist

DR Newitt
Up to £24,000 pro-rata
23 Aug 2017
23 Sep 2017
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Job Type: Specification Technologist – 9 month contract

Package: Up to £24,000 pro-rata

Location: Warwickshire

Sector: Chilled

Are you experienced writing finished product specifications?  Do you have a proven background working with raw material specifications and supplier approval documentation?  Are you immediate available to start and new and exciting opportunity?

This role exists to support a well-known business on a 9 month contract.  You will be completing specifications for finished products and manage raw material specifications to introduce new products, ingredients and suppliers.  You will also need to support the technical department and NPD teams through supplying accurate technical documentation, handling technical queries and assisting in managing customer complaints.

Job requirements:

  • Creating specifications for retailers
  • Providing pack copy information
  • Generation of technical documentation
  • Responding to customer complaints and queries
  • Ensuring relevant departments adhere to up to date customer codes of practice
  • Ensure all relevant information is acquired and held for new supplier approvals
  • Assisting in third party and customer audits


  • Proven background in food manufacturing in a quality or technical position
  • Driving license and own vehicle – some travel may be required between sites
  • Preferably experienced in writing product specifications
  • Self-starter with autonomous approach to work
  • Excellent IT skills
  • Good interpersonal skills and able to communicate clearly through both written and verbal formats

If you feel this is the right move in your career please do get in touch by sending your CV to Chris.Hine@DRNewitt.com or call on 0161 833 0181.  

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