Specifications Technologist

Jarvis Johnson
London (Greater)
£25k-£30k per annum
Closing date
6 Oct 2021

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Our client, an artisan bakery based in London, is seeking a Specification Technologist to be responsible for Finished Product Specifications as well as Artwork and Labelling approval

As a key member of the Technical Team, responsibilities for the role will include:

  • Generating Quality Attribute Standards (QAS)
  • Completion of customer-agreed and factory product specifications including retailer or customer portals.
  • Ensuring accurate legislative information incorporated into specifications
  • Ensuring compliance to customer policies for own label products
  • Ensuring compliance to internal polices for branded products
  • Artwork & labelling approval
  • Maintaining Allergen & Nutritional matrices
  • Answering Customer & Technical queries.

Essential / Desirable skills include:

  • Ideally degree or equivalent in a food related subject
  • Previous experience in a Specifications role in the Food Industry 
  • Experience of working with retailers’ finished product specifications using online portals
  • Knowledge of relevant food legislation
  • Confident to liaise with customers
  • BRC Audit knowledge relating to finished product specifications
  • Ideally experienced in artwork and labelling approval

The Company:

  • Multi-site Artisan bakery who create and bake their products with values of honesty and simplicity
  • Their heritage drives them but they still focus on looking forwards; their values of Quality, Service, Innovation, People and Passion frame everything they do
  • Keen to be a force in driving the change towards better, more authentic and healthier baked goods
  • Handmade with patience, skill and the best ingredients, innovating for some of the best chefs in London and the UK
  • Have always had a fresh approach to baking, driven by their mission – to give more people better access to the best-quality baked goods

If you have Specifications experience in the Food Industry and want to join this thriving business,  then this could be the next role for you.

The role will involve working office hours Monday to Friday based on site in London. If you are interested, please email AS SOON AS POSSIBLE quoting reference number JJ- P4573 with an updated CV, an indication of your current salary and your availability.



Jarvis Johnson is a Specialist Recruitment and Interim Management Agency, set up by Technical Managers and “Placing Technical First” for the Food Manufacturing Industry.

We have a total database of over 6,500 candidates within our specialist areas of Technical, Quality and NPD, built up over the last 20 years.  

We identify candidates with specialist experience, seeking referrals from influential candidates within the market, combined with advertising on Food Industry specific and generalist job boards as well as searching external databases and our very wide LinkedIn Network.

We truly believe in building strong relationships with both our candidates and clients and we go the extra mile to find candidates who really fit in terms of experience, skills and personality/ culture fit.

If you’re an Interim Manager who wants to be notified on upcoming assignments or you are looking for a new permanent role and want to be kept updated on new vacancies then please email an updated CV together with location and remuneration details to enquiries@jarvisjohnson.co.uk 

If you are representing a Food Company and want to find out more about our Recruitment / Interim Management  services then please email enquiries@jarvisjohnson.co.uk  for a copy of our Terms of Business or call 01302 366967 to speak to our ex-Technical Manager Managing Director, Lisa Johnson


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01302 366967
70-72 Nottingham Road
NG18 1BN
United Kingdom

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