Specifications Technologist (Hybrid)

b3 jobs
Buckinghamshire (Hybrid Working)
£30,000 - £35,000 + benefits
Closing date
26 Aug 2022

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Food Manufacturing
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Specifications Technologist

£30,000 - £35,000 + benefits
Buckinghamshire (Hybrid Working)
Chilled, Prepared Food
Job ref: 8193

The company

You will be working within a modern and recently built manufacturing facility for a successful food manufacturer which produces an exceptional range of high quality, great-tasting food products.

Using responsibly sourced ingredients, the company are proud of their reputation of truly understanding their customer and offering innovative, market-leading products.

About the Specifications Technologist job

As a member of a busy technical development team, you will be responsible for supporting the maintenance of ingredient, finished product and process specifications for both branded and customer own label products.

Key tasks:

  • Maintain the raw material supplier systems; obtain up to date BRC certificates, raw materials specifications, and maintain supplier questionnaires.
  • Create first draft specifications for a variety of customers and work on the retailer specification systems
  • Liaise with the process team regarding the compilation of information including shelf life and analytical results.
  • Ensure each product has an approved and finalised product specification
  • Be involved with the generation and checking off artworks.

Skills & experience required for the Specifications Technologist job

  • Food industry technical administration/specifications experience, with knowledge of writing retailer specifications.
  • Ideally degree/NHD educated in a food science, food technology or nutrition discipline.
  • A background of working with products such as chilled prepared foods, ready meals, food-to-go or similar product would be an advantage.
  • Must be adaptable to working in a fast-paced environment and be good at managing different work criteria.

More details

The Specifications Technologist job is paying £30,000 - 35,000 according to your experience.

The role is based in Buckinghamshire, and hybrid working is available, with a minimum of 3 days per week in the office and 2 days working at home.

The package includes 25 days of holiday plus 8 days annual leave, up to 6% matched pension, Cash Health Plan and KPI bonus based on company/individual performance.

The working hours are Monday to Friday, 8.30 am to 4.30 pm.

How to apply

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After you submit your CV, we will aim to contact you in 1-2 business days, assuming that your skills and experience match the job requirements.

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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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