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Technical Assistant / Product Specification Technologist

Silven Recruitment Limited
c£32000 per year
Closing date
31 May 2024

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Technical Assistant / Product Specification Technologist

Are you a detail-oriented individual with a strong understanding of food technical specifications? Do you enjoy collaborating with diverse teams to ensure smooth operations? A well-established food manufacturing company in Greater Manchester is seeking a skilled Technical Assistant / Product Specification Technologist to join its growing team.


  • Provide technical support to customers regarding product specifications and materials.
  • Collaborate with the buyer to finalize and approve raw material specifications.
  • Partner with ingredient suppliers to ensure specifications meet requirements.
  • Review artwork for alignment with customer, technical, and labelling needs.
  • Maintain retailer web-based technical systems, including launching new products.
  • Develop and manage product labels.
  • Work with the NPD team on new product development, finalizing product specifications.
  • Manage allergen information for internal and external labels.
  • Maintain the company's recipe system with accurate ingredients and pricing.


  • Prior experience in food manufacturing.
  • Experience working with retail supermarket specifications.
  • Knowledge of legal labelling legislation.
  • Excellent IT skills.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.


  • Competitive salary of c.£32k per annum.
  • Opportunity to work for a well-established company.
  • Chance to contribute to a growing and successful team.

Ready to join a dynamic team?

If you're a detail-oriented individual with a passion for food manufacturing and thrive in a collaborative environment, we encourage you to apply!

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


The Silven team is full of passionate, committed and personable people, who have built their careers recruiting into their specialist markets.

We’ve developed many long standing client and candidate relationships along the way; mainly because we delight in helping companies to realise their plans and in assisting candidates to advance their careers.

If you are a client or candidate seeking advice and a service based on experience and knowledge of your market, we’d love to hear from you. Contacting us could be the best thing you do today.

Company info
0845 0036872
Clarence House
4 Clarence Street
Greater Manchester
M2 4DW

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