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Specifications Technologist

b3 jobs
South Central / Midlands
£21,000 - £25,000 + excellent benefits
Closing date
25 Jul 2021

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Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Specifications Technologist

Job ref: 62906 | £21,000 - £25,000 + excellent benefits | Oxfordshire

The company

This role is working for a fast-growing and profitable manufacturer which is a world-class leader within their market sector. Through constant creativity, they provide top quality, innovative products that deliver a high degree of customer satisfaction.

The job

The purpose of the Specifications Technologist is to ensure the legal and policy compliance of all specifications for finished food products.

Core duties:

  • Ensure the recipe and product specification database is accurate and up to date.
  • Complete own label product specifications on customer web-based systems and support the integration of company branded products on these systems where required.
  • Generate accurate technical pack copy information such as ingredient declaration, nutrition information, allergen warnings etc.
  • Sign-off (approval or rejection) of artwork designs for legal compliance.
  • Respond to customer technical, nutritional and food issue related queries.
  • Review supplier risk assessments and updating expired certificates and self-assessment questionnaires.

Your experience

  • Experience working in a technical / specifications role in the food/beverages industry
  • Understanding of retailer specification systems (FIND, INSPIRE, TQC, ASPECT etc)
  • Knowledge of ingredients, nutrition, and factory process methods.


  • Food Science, Food Technology or Nutrition related HND/Degree.
  • Awareness of retailer policies and codes of practice.

More details

The Specifications Technologist job is based in Oxfordshire and is paying £21,000 - £25,000 according to experience.

The company offers excellent benefits including 25 days holiday + bank holidays, holiday purchase scheme, pension scheme, healthcare plan, employee assistance programme, retailer discounts, childcare vouchers, cycle to work scheme and free car parking.

How to apply

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Alternative job titles

Food Technologist Jobs | Technical Administrator | Specifications Writer | Food Spec Tech Jobs | Technical Assistant | Technical Officer | Food Science Jobs | Food Manufacturing Jobs | Oxfordshire


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