Specification Technologist

DR Newitt
Attractive Salary + Benefits
27 Mar 2018
27 Apr 2018
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Specification Technologist

South East England 

Attractive Salary

Monday – Friday / Office Hours

Our client is a global food manufacturer who is looking for a driven and enthusiastic induvial to join their team as a Specification Technologist.

The Role:

  • Timely completion and approval of final product specifications to satisfy customer requirements
  • In-depth understanding of the customer requirements and individual retailer web-based specification systems.
  • Using Hamilton Grant Recipe Management System, calculation of nutrition and ingredient declarations as well as supporting NPD projects through recipe manipulation and calculations.
  • Upload Back of Pack documents onto internal on-line packaging approval system.
  • Conduct checks of new packaging to ensure accuracy and compliance against Pack Copy, Codes of Practice and Labelling Legislation
  • Supporting Account Technical Managers with provision of technical and process information.
  • Provision of product technical approval information for site external audits and ad hoc enquiries from customers

The Candidate:

  • Degree / equivalent in Food Science or related discipline is preferred.
  • Previous experience in completing major retailer specifications is essential.
  • Knowledge of Hamilton Grant or other recipe/specification management system is desirable.
  • Good numeracy skills competence in the manipulation of technical data.
  • Good time management skills and the ability to work to tight deadlines without compromising accuracy and attention to detail is crucial
  • Good understanding of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook is essential.

If you are currently working within a similar role and are looking for a fresh challenge please send your CV to Lexi Barratt at lexi@drnewitt.com.  Alternatively if you would like to discuss the position further please call on 0131 226 5060.

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