Interim Specifications Technologist

b3 jobs
East Anglia / Home Counties
£300 - £350 per day
Closing date
3 Oct 2019

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Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Interim Specifications Technologist

Job ref: 62359 | £300 - £350 per day | Home Counties / East Anglia

The company

We are seeking a talented individual to work for an innovative, high quality manufacturer which supplies to various retailers throughout the UK.

The job

As Interim Specifications Technologist, your job purpose is to manage product specifications including retailer, manufacturing and in-house formats plus complete all supporting technical documentation.

You will complete specifications on web based retail specification systems, prepare and maintain internal specifications, maintain and update supplier assurance systems as required, check artwork to final copy ensure packaging information is correct and legal, request ingredient and packaging specifications, produce external reports as requested by customers including creation of supply chain maps, chain of custody documentation, supplier questionnaires plus assist other departments and members of the technical team with product technical data as required.

Your experience

Ideally educated to a degree level in a food science/technology discipline, you will possess a strong track record of food industry specification writing for branded and own brand products for major retailers, food service or major manufacturers using a variety of platforms. You will have high attention to detail, possess excellent communication skills and can demonstrate an understanding of food legislation.

More details

The Interim Specifications Technologist job is based in the Home Counties / East Anglia region and is paying £300 - £350 per day according to individual skills and previous experience.

This is an interim contract with a duration of 3 months.

How to apply

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What happens next?

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b3 jobs is a professional, friendly and progressive food recruitment consultancy established in 2000 dedicated to the food manufacturing industry. We are a market leader for permanent jobs within food and drink manufacturing throughout the UK. All of our consultants have considerable experience in recruitment so you can be confident that they will have your best interests at heart when finding the perfect job for you.

We deal with food jobs covering product development / NPD, quality assurance / QA, technical, process, production, operations, planning, supply, sales, account management, engineering, microbiology, food technology, specifications, marketing, logistics, purchasing, hygiene and auditing. We cover all job levels including Assistants, Technologists, Technicians, Supervisors, Team Leaders, Managers and Directors.

Alternate job titles

Specification Technologist | Specifications Writer | Technical Administrator | Technical Assistant | Technical Officer | Food Technologist | Food Industry Specifications Jobs | Essex

Since 2000, b3 jobs has been helping to further 1000s of people’s careers within the food manufacturing industry, throughout the whole of the UK. As one of the leading specialist food manufacturing recruitment agencies, b3 jobs cover all disciplines both permanent and interim and from graduates to MD’s,

Our core values are always:

  • to find the very best job for you - not us!
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  • to advise and not pressurise, so that you can make the right decisions for you

We genuinely strive to provide you with what you want – a job that not only offers the salary you’re after, but also the career progression and job satisfaction that makes going to work all the more worthwhile. Enough trumpet blowing though – visit our website to read just some of our happy previous candidate testimonials - we are more than happy to let our reputation precede us!

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