Specifications Technologist

£27k-£33k + Benefits
31 Jan 2019
28 Feb 2019
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Specifications Technologist, Northampton, Food Manufacturing

We are currently recruiting for a Specifications Technologist role to join the Technical Department based near Northampton.

The person will be responsible for improving and maintaining the quality systems to ensure customers' and suppliers' needs are met.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Completing retailer online specifications for amended / new products. Experience in using the systems is essential.
  • Completing product checks - quality, safety, nutritional, labelling etc
  • Answering retailer queries through their online systems (improvement plans, technical updates etc.)
  • Internal auditing of BRC accredited systems
  • Raising and investigation of non-conformances
  • Maintaining supplier and product approvals
  • Ensuring suppliers are kept up to date with retailer requirements.
  • Liaising with customer and suppliers to ensure swift resolution of issues.
  • Trending complaints to establish any patterns and working with site management to resolve with their suppliers.
  • Management of complaints through online database.

The Ideal Candidate:


  • Relevant Specifications knowledge gained from a food manufacturing background
  • Degree or equivalent level education and/or qualifications e.g. HACCP
  • Great communication, organisation and time management skills

Salary: £27,000 - £33,000 + Benefits

To apply: Please press the 'Apply' button

Due to the amount of applications received, only those who our client wishes to progress will be contacted. If you have not received correspondence within 21 days then please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Thank you for reading this advertisement.

This role may be of interest to the following: NPD Technologist, New Product Development Technologist, New Process Development Technologist, Specifications Technologist, Technical Systems Coordinator, Quality Systems, Technical Administrator, Technical Assistant, Food Technologist, FMCG, Manufacturer, Northampton, Corby, Wellingborough, Leicester, Peterborough, Kettering, Bedford, Banbury, Coventry, Midlands, Northamptonshire, Bedfordshire


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