Greencore Group

Specification Technologist - Interim

Location
Flexible
Salary
Competitive
Posted
10 Oct 2019
Closes
07 Nov 2019
Ref
greencore/TP/194/4869
Contact
Ms Natalia Currie
Function
Technical
Business Sector
Other Business Sector
Contract Type
Permanent

Why Greencore?
Are you an Interim Specification Technologist looking for your next move? If so, we have the perfect role for you. Working based from home, you will be part of a new and exciting project with the UK largest Convenience Food Company.

You may not have heard of us, but we’re sure you’ve tried our products. We’re a vibrant, fast-paced leading food manufacturer. Employing c. 11,800 colleagues across 16 manufacturing sites we supply all the UK’s food retailers with everything from Sandwiches, soups and sushi to cooking sauces, pickles and ready meals.

Contract from 28th October for 2/3 months

What you'll be doing
As Specification Technologist, your key focus will be to ensure that all customer specifications, pack copies and artwork are accurately set up and that all the necessary customer documentation is produced to meet critical path timescales and launch deadlines.

The role of Specification Technologist is quite varied and no two days are the same. You could be working on a new product range or making changes to existing ranges, so developing a key understanding of products will be essential. You will be responsible for reviewing copy artwork to ensure that the pack information is accurate and also in line with customer technical labelling policies, so you’ll understand the importance of getting things right first time.

You will also get involved in reviewing raw material specification content to develop ‘Gold Standard’ specifications for each raw material in order to improve compliance.
What we’re looking for
Experience of working within a similar role within food manufacturing and have knowledge of writing specifications for retailers.
Strong communication and influencing skills and be comfortable in dealing with a wide range of people at all levels.
Someone comfortable managing multiple tasks and delivering results against tight deadlines.
Talent to analyse information alongside the ability to transfer the data accurately and clearly within reports.
Someone who has completed your Food Safety and Health and Safety at Level 2.
Good understanding of specifications system and be computer literate to a strong level.
If this sounds like you join us, grow with Greencore and be a part of driving our future success
What you’ll get in return
Competitive salary and job-related benefits
Holidays
Pension up to 8% matched
Company share save scheme
Greencore Qualifications
Exclusive Greencore employee discount platform
Throughout your time at Greencore, you will be supported with on the job training and development opportunities to further your career.

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