Trainee Specification Technologist

Recruiter
DR Newitt
Location
West Yorkshire
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
07 Dec 2018
Closes
07 Jan 2019
Ref
LB8950
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent

Trainee Specification Technologist

West Yorkshire

A fantastic opportunity has become available to join a forward thinking and award winning company. This position will play a key role within the technical services team and lead exciting new projects for the business.

The Role

  • After training management and co-ordination of customer and brand specifications systems (e.g. FIND, Hive Inspire, Hamilton Grant, et al.) for the business, ensuring the correct prioritization of specifications to meet customer deadlines.
  • Checking and management of data in Hamilton grant and development of the specification management system
  • Provision of specifications to meet customer expectations of accuracy and content.
  • Provision of specification information/data for internal, customer and external parties.
  • Provision of labelling and nutritional advice for departments across the group.
  • Liaison with NPD, Marketing and Packaging teams to ensure timely generation of Pack Copy. Attendance at update meetings will be necessary in the execution of this task.
  • Sourcing of information from sites or departments to enable completion of specifications.
  • Approval of artwork to agreed specifications.
  • Involved in Artwork approval and new recipe information. This may involve visits to printers and other artwork agencies
  • Assist with development and use of the system (Hamilton Grant) to ensure accuracy of data and streamline workflows.
  • Support for customer complaint enquiries

The Candidate

  • Experience within the food industry. Ideally within technical administration, however this is not essential.
  • A desire to learn and the confidence to challenge the norm. Be pro-active in looking for ways to improve the status quo.
  • Attention to detail and an understanding of the role of accuracy of specifications information
  • Competent administration skills, Word Processing, PowerPoint, Excel, and web based software a desire to problem solve and data gather to achieve this
  • Ability to prioritise workload balancing the immediate and longer term aspects of the role to maximise the positive impact of the department.
  • Be able to service all internal and external ‘customers’ with clear and accurate information/instructions in order to provide correct information in a timely manner

What’s on Offer?

  • Competitive Salary
  • Monday – Friday / Office Hours
  • 25 Days Holiday + 8 Banks

If you are interested in applying for this position please send your CV to Lexi Barratt at lexi@drnewitt.com.  Alternatively if you would like to discuss the position further please call on 0131 226 5060.

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