Technical Legislation Co-ordinator

KP Snacks
Slough, Berkshire OR Ashby de la Zouch, Leicestershire
Circa £25-30k base plus benefits
25 Apr 2018
25 May 2018
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type


  • To support the Technical Legislation team to ensure the legal & policy compliance of all branded & retailer branded (RTB) products manufactured or sold by KP Snacks.
  • Provide technical support for the timely delivery of branded & RTB projects including new product launches, range redesigns, cost saving initiatives, health & nutrition reformulations and implementation of legislation or system changes.
  • Produce and maintain legally required technical information for branded & RTB products.
  • Complete RTB product specifications on customer’s web based systems.
  • Sign-off technical and legal elements of pack designs.
  • The role holder will work with all 6 UK manufacturing sites, plus other Intersnack Group sites & co-manufacturers.
  • Remit covers all KP brands & RTB products.

Key Outputs:

  • Generate accurate technical pack copy information (ingredient declaration, nutrition information, allergen warnings) from recipe and specification details for branded & RTB products.  This information needs to be provided to Schawk or customers & often to meet tight deadlines for printing.
  • Complete internal product specifications on recipe management database (Agile).
  • Responsibility for sign-off (approval or rejection) of artworks for legal compliance.
  • Complete RTB product specifications on relevant web based systems.
  • Respond to customer technical queries. Examples include dietary & allergen information, nutrition information, KP Quality Systems, food issues such as acrylamide, GMO or sustainability. Complete documentation as required.
  • Respond to consumer queries via Consumer Services team.
  • Provide technical legislation support for projects.
  • Maintain product data on external websites such as Brandbank.


  • Experience with Retailer Systems (FIND, PLuM, EVOLVE, TQC, HIVE, eVISION etc.)
  • Knowledge of RTB customer policies & codes of practice
  • Knowledge of relevant UK & EU legislation
  • Knowledge of factory processes & manufacturing methods
  • Knowledge of ingredients & nutrition

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