Specification Technologist

DR Newitt
South Yorkshire
Competitive Salary
16 Jan 2019
16 Feb 2019
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Specification Technologist

South Yorkshire

We are working in partnership with a fantastic food manufacturing group who are looking for a Specification Technologist to join the team.

The key responsibilities for the role will be:

  • Creating, maintaining and updating accurate product specifications.
  • Reviewing specifications against policy and loading into online specification management system.
  • Supplying specification and nutritional information for product launches for packaging, food safety and intolerance data.
  • Completing customer SQA's
  • Handling customer enquiries on product recipes and the raw materials they contain.
  • Maintaining awareness of legislative issues. Disseminating information as appropriate.
  • Placing new products onto the production system, including all relevant technical and packaging requirements, within required deadlines.
  • Managing and maintaining product quality assessment system (QAS).
  • Logging and dealing with customer complaints ensuring a full investigation is completed and preventative / corrective action is taken and the customer receives a satisfactory response within a timely manner.
  • Completing and controlling recipes, SOPs and documentation.
  • Maintaining process control equipment owned by Technical Department.
  • Managing samples collections for customers and Innovation.
  • Ensuring equipment calibration and verification systems are maintained (Internal & External).

The Candidate:

  • A proven track record in Food Manufacturing – ideally writing finished products specifications on retailer systems. If you have not used retailer systems, you may still be considered for the role.
  • Ideally degree educated in a food related discipline.
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Good communication skills at all levels of the business

What’s on Offer?

  • Competitive Salary - Depending on Experience 
  • Monday – Friday / Office hours

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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