Specification Technologist

DR Newitt
South Lanarkshire
A competitive industry starting salary.
31 Oct 2018
30 Nov 2018
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

An excellent opportunity has been created for a Specification Technologist for a fantastic multi-site food manufacturer based in Glasgow. They have a large Technical & NPD team where this role will work with both completing specifications.

The role

  • Manage the specifications system across all sites.
  • Collate all raw ingredient, fresh produce and finished product specifications for all sites.
  • Update supplier information and contact details.
  • Transfer existing specifications (ingredient and finished product) to a suitable in-house database or bespoke system.
  • Assist in development and improvement of the specifications systems.
  • Complete and collate finished product specifications.
  • Control issue of recipes.
  • Complete relevant trackers for specification and supplier approval control.
  • Obtain BRC certificates and update a central database on approved raw material suppliers.
  • Update customer specification systems.
  • Review of raw material & packaging specifications.

The candidate

  • High level of computer literacy.
  • Past experience in retailer specification writing in a food manufacturing environment.
  • Ability to collate and present information along with strong research abilities and a keen eye for detail as well as accurate data recording.
  • Awareness of nutrition, food in-tolerance/allergens, microbiology, nutritional and chemical analysis.
  • Knowledge of up to date legislation regarding the labelling of food products
  • Graduate level with qualifications in Food Science, Technology/Nutrition or relevant experience.

What’s on offer?

  • A competitive industry starting salary.
  • Working hours of 08.30 – 17.00 Monday to Friday

If you are currently working within a similar role, and are looking for a fresh challenge please send your CV to Simon Norris.

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