Specification Technologist

CPA Recruitment
£28,000 - £30,000
Closing date
17 Jul 2022

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Contract Type
Quality Assurance, Technical
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Specifications Technologist



£28,000 - £30,000


The role

To follow the approved procedures and controls required for the successful launch of new and revised products.


Role Key Accountabilities    

  • Ensure all required internal and external documentation is completed to specification, ensuring traceability of any changes to recipe or process are communicated to all stakeholders  
  • Advise NPD Department, via the Customer Technical Manager throughout the project on timings of achievable Customer information completion dates.
  • To have a detailed practical knowledge of current manufacturing processes and to ensure customer specifications fully reflect the capabilities of the Factory. Be cognisant of the recognised Company HACCP system, highlighting any issues with complying with the agreed standards
  • To support effective Factory Trials as necessary for Customer and Internal requirements ensuring that internal and external documentation is fully completed and actions followed up as necessary and any issues are communicated fully.
  • Ensure suitable, representative and appropriate testing methods and parameters for product components and finished products are documented as required
  • Check artwork and packaging against agreed Pack copy, Legal and Company requirements and Ingredient Specifications ensuring any non compliance with the specification is reported and followed up


The Person

  • Graduate level with qualifications in Food Science, Technology or Nutrition 
  • Previous experience with food processing / manufacture
  • Awareness of nutrition, food tolerance, allergens
  • Good communication skills – Must be able to communicate effectively with all relevant departments
  • Good organisation skills – must be able to multi task 
  • Proven administration skills
  • Knowledge of up-to-date legislation regarding the labelling of food products


International specialists in the provision of practical recruitment and resourcing solutions, across every sector of the food and drink industry, CPA Recruitment is a name synonymous with quality and service, as well as being a business that’s justifiably proud of its well earned reputation.

Offering a global capability, we’re able to draw on an unrivalled wealth of in-house expertise and are clearly acknowledged as one of the market leaders in our field.

Highly respected in the food & drink industry, we are dedicated to building partnerships in business, with both clients and candidates that bring, mutual benefits to all parties, on a long term basis.

With twenty year’s experience, we have grown a talented team of consultants, whose knowledge and experience and expertise of the food and drink recruitment market guarantees that success will be at your disposal to achieve your recruitment objective.

We are renowned for providing bespoke solutions, with in-built flexibility and have a long and successful history of handling both UK and overseas assignments, at all levels, on behalf of a loyal and growing client base – ranging from global blue-chip organisations to independent enterprises.

Find Us
020 8203 1000
Eclipse House
20 Sandown Road
WD24 7AE

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