We have an exciting opportunity for a Specifications Technologist to join a fast-paced food industry business working within a variety of sectors.
·Writing, checking and approving specifications - knowledge of allergens, packaging, artwork.
·Approval of labelling and artwork.
·Reviewing ingredients used in products against EU and customer requirements.
·Dealing cross functionally - process tech experience (High care) and exposure to BRC advantageous
·Managing customer expectations
·Deal with our suppliers based around the world and act as a key liaison for specifications.
·All aspects of artwork and packaging
·Customer complaints logging, trending and following up and closing off
THE IDEAL CANDIDATE
Whilst this is a UK role, it would be a distinct advantage to be fluent in at least one additional language.
·Graduates - HNC/equivalent or higher with relevant retail industry experience.
·Excellent IT skills
Experience with micros and other spec systems. Ideally, UK retail in complex products with compound ingredients. E.g.; Party foods, ready meals etc
·Experience and knowledge of artwork and packaging.
·Excellent attention to detail.
·Good with numbers
·Flexible, can do attitude, willingness to learn and work within a small team take ownership of specs
·Understanding of HACCP
If this job is of interest and you would like to investigate further, apply TODAY!
"Kandhu Recruitment will consider all applications based on each candidate's suitability to the role or similar roles within the Food Sector and if we feel you are a relevant candidate we will process your application by adding you to our secure recruitment database and then contacting you to progress job opportunities further. We do not contact unsuitable applicants."