Senior Specifications Technologist

30 Oct 2018
30 Nov 2018
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Senior Specifications Technologist – Bakkavor Desserts Newark

Bakkavor Group is a leading manufacturer in the fresh foods market, specialising in developing private label products for top global grocery retailers and well known international foodservice operators.
In the UK, our customers include some of the UKs best known grocery retailers including Tesco, Marks & Spencer, Sainsbury’s, Waitrose, Asda and Morrison’s, who sell our products to consumers under their respective retail brands.

Working at the Desserts Newark site and reporting into the QA/Technical Manager you will provide technical expertise, to our customers, suppliers and throughout the business, advising of legal, safety and quality standards and providing specialist technical support to all functions

  • Manage admin aspects of QMS, HACCP, legislation. Specifications, Technical Reports, Contaminants and non-conformance logs, Complaints and Microbiological surveillance.
  • Customer interface internally and externally
  • Conduct audits
  • Manage the team to ensure all changes associated with launches, delists and promo activities are implemented
  • Maintain department trackers
  • Lead, motive and train the specification team

 Requires Skills & Experience:

  • Degree or HND in Food Technology or equivalent
  • Previous experience within a Specification Technologists role or similar specification completion role
  • Methodical approach with attention to detail
  • Drive energy and enthusiasm
  • Computer Literate
  • Competent with Excel


  • Competitive salary
  • Bonus Scheme
  • Private Healthcare
  • 25 days holiday plus 8 statutory
  • Access to MyRewards (Company scheme offering local and national benefits & discounts)
  • Group Pension (including employer  contributions)
  • First class training, fast moving environment & excellent career progression prospects

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