Specifications Technologist

£19k - £23.5k per annum
20 Aug 2019
20 Sep 2019
Graduate, Technical
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Our client, a fast-growing Chilled Food Manufacturer based in Nottinghamshire, is looking for a Specifications Technologist to join their Technical Team.  The successful candidate will generate and maintain finished product specifications for a diverse range of customers.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Completion of all technical information requested by customers to ensure legal compliance on internal and external systems, challenging and maintaining the technical information on finished product specifications
  • Ensuring timely review of all specifications
  • Working closely with internal departments including Development and Purchasing, and the Supply / Customer Base.
  • Assisting as necessary with the updating and maintenance of raw material specifications and logging of information onto the Company Database, ensuring information is accurate and complete
  • Gathering required or missing information, liaising with Suppliers and ensuring raw materials comply with any specific customer requirements
  • Assisting in third party visits and audits, participating in the company internal audit programme and providing support within the Technical Department

Experience, Skills & Knowledge:

  • A degree or equivalent in a Food Science or related discipline
  • Experience within the food industry
  • Knowledge of food legislation, labelling, nutritional and allergen information
  • A strong communicator with a conscientious and diligent attitude
  • The ability to be flexible, multi task and work well under pressure
  • An understanding of technical systems including HACCP
  • Competency in Microsoft Word/Excel

The Company:

  • Impressive growth with substantial investment
  • Passionate about food, excellent reputation in the Food Industry, flexible and fast-paced
  • Bespoke service creating ambient, chilled and frozen products specific to customer requirements
  • Diverse range of non-retail customers from blue chip food groups, to on trend restaurants 
  • Informal culture but totally focused approach

The salary for this role is £19,000 - £23,500 and working hours are Monday to Friday within office hours.  You will need to have a driving licence for this position due to the location of the manufacturing site.

If you are interested then please respond AS SOON AS POSSIBLE quoting reference number JJ-P4383 with an updated CV, an indication of your current salary and your availability.


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