CPA Recruitment

Senior Specifications Technologist

£28,000 - £30,000
13 Apr 2018
20 Apr 2018
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Senior Specifications Technologist

C £28k - £30k



We are currently looking for a Senior Specification Technologist to lead the team to ensure that all customer specifications, pack copies and artwork are accurately set up and relevant customer documentation is produced in line with critical path timescales and launch deadlines. 

Shift Pattern - Monday - Friday - office hours

Role Responsibility


  • Creation of the customer specification plan to ensure that all customer requirements are completed within agreed time frame
  • Set up, for approval, all external customer specifications or relevant technical information in accordance with customer specification requirements
  • Ensure compliance with updated customer technical policies, current labelling standards and include all regulatory changes that will impact back of pack information
  • Follow relevant process development procedures, ensuring these are documented correctly and are compliant with internal & customer standards
  • Reviewing raw material specification content to develop specifications for each raw material/category · Validation of specifications and processes to identify synergies and scope for consolidation through a CI process
  • Work closely with raw material suppliers and internal teams to agree quality parameters of raw materials, which supports appropriate checks at intake in order to ensure compliance
  • Communication with all relevant internal departments and external parties to ensure that specification compliance is achieved
  • Lead the Specification team to ensure that a lean enterprise culture is established and all employees are performing to their potential
  • Ensure that a safe working environment exists for all employees and that as a minimum the department meets the standards set out in the SHE policy 


The Ideal Candidate


  • HND or equivalent qualification
  • Level 2 for Food Hygiene
  • Level 2 Health and safety
  • Basic HACCP awareness
  • Good level of computer literacy
  • Expert in using web based customer specification systems
  • Detailed knowledge and experience of writing specifications for retailers in food manufacturing environment
  • Knowledge of legal labelling and legislation and application 

Excellent company and benefits for the right individual wanting to progress their career

Please send a CV to Lesa Lynch using the link below 

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