Artwork and Specifications Manager

Recruiter
Ryvita
Location
Biggleswade, Bedfordshire
Salary
Competitve
Posted
06 Apr 2018
Closes
20 Apr 2018
Ref
ASM
Function
Technical
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent

Job Description:

Operating as part of the central Technical function, you will manage the Artwork & Specifications Team, ensuring all product specifications and artwork is compliant with legislative requirements and company standards

What will you be doing?

Lead, motivate and inspire the Artwork & Specifications Team in line with JDR SPIRIT values to achieve personal development and continuous improvement through effective training, development plans, succession planning and recruitment.

  • Manage the programme of activity to ensure that the right level of focus is assigned to tasks.
  • Develop and report appropriate key performance indicators associated with labelling and retailer specifications to monitor, maintain and improve year on year performance.
  • Ensure compliance with all quality, food safety, legal and customer requirements for finished product specifications and artwork, developing our systems and processes where required.
  • Develop, implement and maintain relevant procedures and master data information for finished product specifications and product labelling compliance.
  • Develop and manage the JDR nutrition sampling and testing schedules.
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What will you bring?
 

Great Judgement

  •  Able to effectively lead and motivate team to deliver on objectives and tasks
  •  High regard for compliance with standards, able to develop and implement processes and procedures

Cultural Fit

  •  Aligned with our culture and values, working collaboratively with others
  •  Excellent levels of self-awareness and strong management skills: develops self and others

Motivated to Make a Difference

  •  Highly motivated to achieve outstanding results through self & others
  •  Continuous improvement focus seeking new ways to improve performance

Experience and Skills

  •  Degree qualified or equivalent industry experience with detailed understanding of food product specifications, labelling legislation and/or retailer requirements
  •  Experience of working with procurement, NPD & marketing teams

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