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Specifications Technologist

Reed Specialist Recruitment Ltd.
West Midlands
£28000 - £32000 per annum
Closing date
28 Feb 2024

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Contract Type
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing

Job Details

Do you have experience in Food and are interested in moving into a new Specifications role?

Are you looking for a role that engages with many top brands and supermarkets in the UK?

Reed Food and FMCG have been briefed to recruit for a popular business, for Specifications Technologist on a Permanent basis. The company currently produce over 750 different product lines on an annual basis and are seeking a bright NPD professional, who is looking to make a positive impression and progress in this sector.

The role involves a variety of communication internally and externally, ensuring the safe and clear conclusion of product specifications. This role plays a key part in driving new products forward. Please find more details on the Job Responsibilities and key requirements below:

Specifications Technologist

£28,000 - £32,000 per annum, depending on experience

ASAP Start

Location: West Midlands

Experience required:
  • Experience to degree level within Food
  • 12 months experience in a Specifications role
  • Industry recognised Food qualification
  • Knowledge of food market trends

  • Complete online and manual specification templates with recipe information, ingredients declaration, nutritional, allergen and all relevant safety and legal detail
  • Work with Technical Managers, Product Developers, suppliers and all relevant stakeholders to deliver detailed specifications that capture all appropriate quality, sourcing, safety and legal information for our products and packaging
  • To create, check, review and approve finished product specifications and pack copies in customer agreed format and policies
  • To check, review & approve client artworks and labels including packaging as required
  • Provide support to clients in the completion of accurate specifications & artwork projects through regular feedback and advice
  • Organise pack copy review meetings with Product Developers and all relevant stakeholders to ensure artwork consistency meetings are completed in accordance with project timelines in the most cost-effective manner;

If you are interested in this fantastic opportunity, please do reply ASAP with your up to date CV to be considered for an immediate start.


Since 1960 Reed has pioneered specialist recruitment, sourcing knowledgeable, skilled professionals for jobs across the UK. 

Our experts recruit across 20 sectors, including Food & FMCG, so whether you are looking to hire your next Technical Manager, or urgently require a Head of Finance, we can help you.

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