Specifications Technologist

22 Feb 2018
15 Mar 2018
Lauren Allanson
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

To develop, create, and submit customer specifications for new products, and undertake scheduled specification reviews in line with customer requirements.

Ensure that specifications are submitted with due regard to product safety, legality and quality, and within agreed timelines.

Client Details

Food Manufacturing


  • All activities to be undertaken in line with the Fullers Foods Quality Management System.

  • Once new products have been agreed, liaise with suppliers to submit specifications in the agreed format, to the correct level of detail, and within the agreed timelines as dictated by the customers' critical path/gate process.

  • Ensure product cooking instructions, nutritional information, storage instructions, microbiological assay, shelf life analysis, and supporting factory documentation has been completed/received.

  • Verify that specification information submitted is accurate, and has been supplied with due regard to customer ingredient policies, approved supplier lists, provenance claims and protein souring requirements.

  • Manage the internal critical path for the launch of products.

  • Liaise with artwork providers and printers where required, to facilitate and speed up product launches.

  • Specifications to be built with due regard to current UK and EU legislation.

  • Periodic specification reviews will be undertaken in line with customer requirements.

  • Ad Hoc duties that may be required from time to time for the need of the business.


Analytical, detailed and diligent

Front line communication with customers at a senior level

Ability to manage in a pressured environment

Strong sense of customer service

Good organisational skills

A pro-active team member

Computer literate in excel, word and outlook

Knowledge and experience of customer web based specification management systems.

Experience of working within a food manufacturing environment

High level of interest in food with a creative flair

Job Offer

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