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Specifications Technologist

Silven Recruitment Limited
£36000 - £40000 per year
Closing date
25 Aug 2021

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Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Specifications Technologist

Posted by: Silven
Job Title: Specifications Technologist
Location: Remote
Salary: c£36-42K pro-rata + 6 month fixed term contract

This is a brilliant opportunity for a super talented Specification & System Technologist to join a World renown brand for a 6 month Fixed Term Contract ( Remote working for 95% of the time , site visits 2/3 times a month) to cover a secondment. You will be working with a fantastic team who are highly professional , welcoming and  are experts at what they do ?

Why wouldn’t you want to join them ?

The Candidate:

  • Experience in a relevant food manufacturing industry , drinks, flavouring , beverages experience would be ideal
  • Advanced knowledge and experience on quality systems, e.g., SAP, LIMS.
  • Experience with specification systems, e.g., Hamilton Grant
  • Experience of inputting technical data into data management systems
  • Ability to connect effectively with a cross-section of R&D peers, with attention to technical data and accuracy is essential.
  • Knowledge of quality processes and food safety management systems including HACCP experience.


Role responsibilities:

  • Management and maintenance of technical databases to ensure data accuracy and the ability to deliver reporting requirements. This includes raw material specification database and the LIMS database.
  • Leads continuous improvements in quality systems and department infrastructure, e.g., NIR.
  • Support the design and implementation of the Group’s Quality module in the new ERP system.
  • Build and roll out best practices to enable specification creation via improved knowledge and expertise for the wider business. Proactively identify efficiencies and collaborate to leverage.
  • Liaise with Supply Centre Quality teams, Commodities, NPD, Regulatory, and suppliers to ensure that there are up-to-date specifications on file for existing and new raw materials. This includes uploading, checking, processing, approving and maintaining specifications in the system.
  • Accountable for authorisation of specifications against technical requirements
  • Ensure specifications/documentation for customers, markets, authorities are completed on time and ensure all data is correct and accurate and in line with current Codes of Practice and legislation.
  • Main contact to handle customer and branded product specification related queries should they arise.
  • Create, review and approve technical procedures relevant to the role.


To apply for this exciting role, please send a copy of your CV quoting ref to mc9546 or for a confidential discussion, please call me on 07792 465247.






The Silven team is full of passionate, committed and personable people, who have built their careers recruiting into their specialist markets.

We’ve developed many long standing client and candidate relationships along the way; mainly because we delight in helping companies to realise their plans and in assisting candidates to advance their careers.

If you are a client or candidate seeking advice and a service based on experience and knowledge of your market, we’d love to hear from you. Contacting us could be the best thing you do today.

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