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Specifications Technologist

b3 jobs
South Yorkshire
£25,000 - £30,000
Closing date
5 Aug 2022

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Food Manufacturing
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Specifications Technologist

£25,000 - £30,000
South Yorkshire
Job ref: 8063

The company

As part of a well-known European Food Group, the business is dedicated to adding real value for their customer. Their team of experienced and reliable experts are passionate about building lasting partnerships with their retail customers, both in the UK and throughout Europe

About the Specifications Technologist job

The purpose of your role will be to assist with the management and maintenance of specifications including retailer web-based, individual product and online.

Key tasks:

  • Manage raw material specifications for both supplier and company format.
  • Conduct and manage food safety risk assessments.
  • Management and continual improvement of packaging and raw material supplier database and records.
  • Document control responsibilities for food safety and quality management systems and HACCP manuals.
  • Assist in the preparation for BRC and other third-party audits.
  • Co-coordinate with the Technical Development Manager and NPD manager in preparation of launch documents and development packs from concept through to launch.
  • Management of allergens on site in line with food safety and customer policy.
  • Coordinate with the Technical Development Manager the timely design and sign-off of artwork.

Skills & experience required for the Specifications Technologist job

  • Experience working in the food manufacturing industry ideally chilled high-risk food.
  • Experience in technical and raw material specifications.
  • Educated to a degree level in food science, food technology, nutrition or similar would be a benefit.
  • Working knowledge of retailer specifications systems is essential.

More details

The Specifications Technologist job is based in South Yorkshire and is paying £25,000 - £30,000 according to your experience.

The working hours are Monday - Friday, 8.30 am - 5 pm.

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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