Specifications Manager

b3 jobs
North East England
c. £30,000
Closing date
8 Oct 2021

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Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Specifications Manager

Job ref: 62996 | c. £30,000 | North East

The company

You will be working for an extremely successful and well-established food manufacturer.

The company supply ambient products to the food manufacturing industry from several strategically placed, state of the art manufacturing and distribution facilities throughout the UK.

With comprehensive technical, sourcing and buying knowledge, the business can cater specifically to their customers’ needs.

The job

As a key part if the technical team, the purpose of your role is to manage the specifications function to ensure timely preparation and issuing of customer specifications as required.

Key accountabilities:

  • Ensure the safety, integrity, and legal compliance of all finished products through the management of finished product specifications.
  • Ensure the systems for specifications and technical information are continually managed, developed, and reviewed.
  • Review and sign-off all raw ingredient specifications.
  • Complete provisional specifications for presentation of new products to customers.
  • Complete full finished product specifications either web based or in customer own format as required.
  • Be a key customer technical contact for specification related queries.

Your experience

To be considered for the Specifications Manager job you will:

  • Ideally be educated to an HND/ degree level in a food discipline.
  • Strong technical/specifications experience within the food manufacturing industry.
  • Understanding of food labelling regulations.
  • Good working knowledge of food industry specifications systems including UK retailer systems. Experience using Foods Connected is highly desirable.
  • Excellent numeracy and literacy skills, be highly organised and have fantastic attention to detail.

More details

The Specifications Manager job is based in the North East region and is paying c. £30,000 according to your experience.

The working hours are Monday to Friday, 8.30 am – 4.30 pm.

How to apply

To be considered for the Specifications Manager job, please click the Apply button.

After you have submitted your CV, we will aim to contact you in 1-2 business days on the assumption that your skills and experience match the job requirements.

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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 our consultants have considerable recruitment experience, so you can be confident they have your best interests at heart when finding the perfect job for you.

Alternate job titles

Head of Specifications | Senior Specifications Technologist | Food Technologist | Technical Coordinator | Food Industry Technical Jobs | Technical Information Officer | Specifications Writer | Food Specifications Jobs


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!
  • to give you friendly, ethical, honest and expert recruitment services
  • 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!

For a full up to date list of our jobs, visit www.b3jobs.co.uk

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01435 866000
Heffle Buildings
33a High Street
TN21 8HU
United Kingdom

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