Specifications Technologist (Maternity Contract)

b3 jobs
Central London
£28,000 - £32,000
Closing date
22 Dec 2021

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Food Manufacturing
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Specifications Technologist

Job ref: 7960 | £28,000 - £32,000 | London

The company

We are seeking a talented and ambitious individual to work for a small but rapidly growing overseas manufacturer of high quality, prepared food products, mostly supplying to a high-end retailer in the UK.

The job

The purpose of your role as Specifications Technologist is to ensure that all customer specifications, pack copies and artwork are accurately set up and relevant customer documentation is produced in line with critical timescales and launch deadlines.

Key tasks:

  • Ensure due diligence, considering timescales, company procedures, legislation, and customer codes of practice.
  • Approve external customer specifications or relevant technical information in accordance with customer specification requirements.
  • Ensure compliance with updated customer technical policies, labelling standards, and regulatory changes.
  • Support technical elements of the product development process and work closely with teams to understand technical capabilities and practicalities.
  • Manage the review of artwork to ensure that all pack information is accurate and in line with technical labelling policies.
  • Support the generation of import and export specifications and associated processes.

About you

Key skills and experience for the Specifications Technologist include:

  • Good technical / specifications experience from the food manufacturing industry.
  • Working knowledge of M&S FIND specifications software is essential.
  • Customer facing experience with UK food retailers, ideally M&S.
  • Ideally educated to a degree level in a food science related discipline.
  • Highly organised and strong attention to detail.

More details

The Specifications Technologist job is based in London and is paying £28,000 - £32,000 according to your experience.

The working hours are Monday to Friday, 37.5 hours a week.

This is a maternity cover contract with a duration of 8-12 months, due to start in February 2022.

How to apply

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Alternate job titles

Specification Technologist | Specifications Writer | Technical Administrator | Technical Assistant | Technical Officer | Food Technologist | Food Industry Specifications Jobs


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TN21 8HU
United Kingdom

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