Greencore Group

Specification Technologist

Location
Park Royal, London
Salary
Competitive
Posted
26 Sep 2018
Closes
24 Oct 2018
Ref
greencore/TP/798/2790
Contact
Ms Chantelle Christie
Function
Technical
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent

We’ve got a great opportunity for a Specification Technologist to join our team. As Specification Technologist, your key focus will be to ensure that all customer specifications, pack copies and artwork are accurately set up and that all the necessary customer documentation is produced to meet critical path timescales and launch deadlines.

Main responsibilities

The role of Specification Technologist is quite varied and no two days are the same. You could be working on a new product range or making changes to existing ranges, so developing a key understanding of products will be essential. You will be responsible for reviewing copy artwork to ensure that the pack information is accurate and also in line with customer technical labelling policies, so you’ll understand the importance of getting things right first time.

You will also get involved in reviewing raw material specification content to develop ‘Gold Standard’ specifications for each raw material in order to improve compliance.

Ideal candidate

You will experience of working within a similar role within food manufacturing and have knowledge of writing specifications for retailers. 

You’ll have strong communication and influencing skills and be comfortable in dealing with a wide range of people at all levels.

You will feel comfortable managing multiple tasks and delivering results against tight deadlines. 

You’ll have the talent to analyse information alongside the ability to transfer the data accurately and clearly within reports.

You will already have completed your Food Safety and Health and Safety at Level 2. 

You’ll have a good understanding of specifications system and be computer literate to a strong level.

Not only will you be working for one of the country’s leading food manufacturers you’ll also get to work for a company that really does put people at the core.

About the company

Greencore Group plc is a fast growing, international convenience food leader. Headquartered in Ireland, Greencore has operations in the UK and the US serving major retailers and brands in both markets.

It is a leading manufacturer of convenience food products to grocery retailers in the UK and a leading manufacturer of sandwiches, meals kits and salads to CPG, convenience retail and foodservice outlets in the US.

Greencore has a proforma Group revenue of £2.3bn and operates out of 50 locations in the UK, the US and Ireland

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