Senior Specifications Technologist

Blue Spark
Closing date
13 Oct 2021

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Development, Technical
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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The Company

Operating across multiple sites in the UK, this progressive food manufacturing business supplies the major multiples with a wide range of ready-meal products. They are now looking for a confident and motivated Senior Specifications Technologist to help them launch amazing product ranges in line with their core values of customer focus and food quality.

The Role

Reporting to the Technical Systems & Compliance Manager you will be responsible for:

·              Making sure all internal and external specifications are accurately documented and that product artwork is produced in line with critical path timescales.

·              Managing and guiding a small team in writing, processing and approving specifications, ensuring all products are in line with company values and standards.

·              Updating and maintaining company and customer specifications systems, accurately recording internal documentation to reflect any changes and taking ownership of technical and labelling information and labelling policies for all products.

·              Taking accountability for generating pack copies for artwork sign off in accordance with specified customer requirements and formats.

The Candidate

Suit a Specifications Technologist in a managerial role ideally who has a Food Science Degree with good experience of retailer online specifications systems and is now looking for the next step up. You must have great communication skills as you will be in frequent liaison with internal and external colleagues as well as prestigious retail customers. You’ll also need to have good organisation and prioritisation skills as you’ll be managing multiple projects within a fast paced environment.

If you have a thorough and detailed approach and are ready for a new challenge then apply now or contact us for more information.

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Although we do our utmost to respond to all applicants, there are times when this is just not possible due to sheer volume so if you have not heard from us within 5 working days then we are sorry to say your application for this role has not been successful.

Also, please note that we are only able to accept and respond to applications from candidates with eligibility to work in the UK and those who hold valid work visas.


Blue Spark is a boutique recruitment consultancy for the Food and Drinks industry, satisfying a growing appetite for intelligent and ethical recruitment.

Working entirely free of commission, we source high calibre candidates for some of the most exciting organisations in the field.

Our friendly and creative consultants seek the perfect match with every appointment – be it graduate or director level, permanent or interim.

Established by Food professionals in 2006, our vast experience and intuitive grasp of market trends has earned us the superb reputation we enjoy today.

With a particular commitment to openness and innovation, Blue Spark offers a truly comprehensive range of recruitment solutions across all sectors of the Food and Drinks industry.

These include:

• Search and Selection

• Advertised Search

• Executive Search

• Database Search

• Proactive Candidate Generation

So whether you're seeking that dream job in Food and Drink, or the perfect people for your growing business, Blue Spark can deliver.

Find Us
0345 2600 737
34 - 36 The Broadway
Haywards Heath
RH16 3AL
United Kingdom

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