Raw Material Specifications Technologist (Maternity Cover Contract)

Blue Spark
South Yorkshire
23 Mar 2018
23 Apr 2018
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

The Company

This is an excellent opportunity to make your mark within one of the UK’s largest food groups producing a vast array of chilled convenience products for the major retailers. They are now seeking a Raw Material Specifications Technologist to join their dynamic Head Office team for a Maternity Cover Contract.

The Role

You’ll be responsible for the risk assessment of raw materials as well as supplier approval. You’ll ensure that raw materials specifications are signed off by internal colleagues whilst measuring quality, food safety and technical elements against company and customer requirements in collaboration with Technical teams. You’ll manage the customer specification interface with key retailers and food service businesses whilst liaising with NPD teams to ensure the smooth running of the development process and guarantee successful product launches. In addition you’ll maintain the specifications systems to enable accurate completion of product specifications as well as keeping ahead of any potential issues.

The Candidate

Suit a motivated individual with a Food Science or Technology qualification and experience of working in a similar specifications role within a fast paced chilled food manufacturing environment. You’ll have a developed understanding of the technical aspects of food production, including raw materials, HACCP and microbiology. You must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills as you will liaise with internal colleagues, external suppliers and important customers on a regular basis. Good computer literacy is also essential as you’ll be accurately updating and maintaining documents and systems. Additionally you’ll have experience of writing specification for the retailers using their specific systems.

If you have the energy and enthusiasm to achieve great results within a progressive food business then apply now or call 0345 2600 737 for more information.


Also, please note that we are only able to accept and respond to applications from candidates with eligibility to work in the UK and those who hold valid work visas.

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