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Artwork & Specifications Technologist - FTC

Blue Spark
London (Central), London (Greater)
Closing date
24 Feb 2022

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Food Manufacturing
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The Company

This is an incredible opportunity for a passionate and pragmatic Technologist looking to join the market leaders in chilled food manufacturing.  They supply premium branded & own label products to the major UK retailers, and are now looking to take on an Artwork & Specifications Technologist to join their technical team. This a fixed term contract of 12 months. 

The Role

Reporting to the Quality Systems Manager, you’ll be accountable for managing all artwork and packaging generation, whilst giving support to the technical teams. Your responsibilities will include:

• Leading all aspects of the artwork process, from generating content briefs to coordinating the sign off process with stakeholders, whilst ensuring all packaging meets company legislative requirements.

• Maintaining existing specifications for own label products, including collating and reporting microbiological test results and tracking potential trends.

• Managing routine traceability exercises across multiple kitchens, ensuring internal audits are completed to strict timelines.

• Supporting the Supplier Assurance Manager in regards to the new supplier management system, including sign off for raw material specifications.

The Person

We are looking for a confident Technologist with a Food Science degree, who has experience of managing the artwork process as well as creating and managing product specification systems.  You will ideally have experience of interaction with retail customer technical teams and are now looking for an exciting role to enhance your career.

You will need formal training in advanced food safety and HACCP.   Experience and capability on Waitrose product pathway system would be an added bonus but not essential as you should be able to learn new systems with ease.

If you feel you have the drive and ambition, coupled with the technical prowess to make an impact within this established business then apply now or call Dhrutee on 0345 2600 737 to find out more.

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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
West Sussex
RH16 3AL
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