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Specification Technologist

Employer
The People Co.
Location
Leicestershire
Salary
Up to £30k
Closing date
19 Mar 2024

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Contract Type
Permanent
Function
Quality Assurance
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing

Job Details

Job Title - Specification Technologist

Summary

Our client is a provider of chilled desserts and cakes, specializing in creating delicious and high-quality products for their clients in retail. They’re committed to excellence in all aspects of their operations, from ingredient sourcing to final product delivery.

Job Description

As a Specification Technologist, you will play a crucial role in ensuring the accuracy and compliance of product specifications for the chilled desserts and cakes. You will work closely with various teams, including product development, quality assurance, and regulatory affairs, to create and maintain detailed specifications for our products.

Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain product specifications in accordance with client requirements and industry standards.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to gather information on ingredients, formulations, and manufacturing processes.
  • Conduct thorough reviews of ingredient lists, nutritional information, allergen declarations, and other key product attributes.
  • Ensure that all specifications comply with relevant regulations, including labeling laws and food safety standards.
  • Communicate effectively with clients to address any specification-related inquiries or concerns.
  • Stay updated on industry trends, regulatory changes, and customer preferences to continually improve specifications.
  • Participate in internal and external audits to demonstrate compliance with quality and safety standards.
  • Provide support to product development teams during the formulation and testing phases.
  • Assist in the resolution of specification-related issues that may arise during production or post-launch.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Food Science, Nutrition, or a related field.
  • Previous experience in a similar role within the food industry, preferably in chilled desserts or cakes.
  • Strong understanding of food labelling regulations and quality assurance principles.
  • Excellent attention to detail and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work independently and prioritize tasks in a fast-paced environment.
  • Effective communication skills, both verbal and written.

Company

CPA Recruitment rebrands as The People Co.

CPA Recruitment has rebranded as The People Co., putting people directly at the heart of its brand.

Established in 1987, The People Co. is an expert team of people consultants, focusing on permanent and interim roles in food and consumer goods. We build strong connections and trusted, long-term relationships with all our clients and candidates.

Spanning the UK, Europe and North America, the business works with start-ups through to established multinationals, from graduate and supervisory level to senior management and director-level.

The People Co.’s focus, structure, client base, People and locations remain the same as before.

people co

Our Story

Resourcing solutions. Sounds a bit impersonal, doesn't it? That's just not how we role; at The People Co., we're all about people!

Can we help our clients fill their job vacancies? Absolutely.

Can we help our job candidates find the right job? You bet we can.

We’re an expert team of people consultants, focusing on permanent and interim roles in food and consumer goods. We build strong connections and trusted, long-term relationships with all our clients and candidates.

From our offices in the UK and North America, we work locally and globally with clients from start-ups to established multinationals. And with candidates from graduate and supervisory level to senior management and director-level. All of this is underpinned by our 36 years’ heritage in providing a flexible, bespoke service.

Areas our People cover

From beginning to end, we cover roles across the whole food and consumer goods supply chain. Our team of People - dedicated sector specialists - really know their onions and many have experience of working in the industry themselves.

As well as covering mature areas of the market, we ensure we’re on top of emerging areas, so we can support clients as best we can.

 

Company info
Website
Telephone
020 8203 1000
Location
Eclipse House
20 Sandown Road
Watford
Watford
Hertfordshire
WD24 7AE
United Kingdom

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