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Specification Technologist

The Sterling Choice Ltd
Market related
Closing date
2 Jun 2024

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Contract Type
Development, Technical
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing

Job Details

Our client manufacturers products for some of the worlds leading food brands and retailers. Committed to excellence, they foster a diverse and engaged workforce across several different continents.


The Role:

  • Complete customer specifications
  • Provide nutritional information for product launches
  • Handle customer inquiries on product ingredients and safety data and maintaining the Recipe Management system
  • You will be involved in staying updated on legislative issues
  • Placing new products and raw materials on the production system and maintaining the supplier database
  • Develop knowledge of key ingredients ensuring compliance with GMO regulations and facilitating end-to-end traceability
  • Keeping up to date with EU Food Law alerts and Rapid Alerts is also crucial


A bit about you:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a food-related field or equivalent experience
  • Strong background in writing specifications and technical food standards such as Food Safety and Quality Standards
  • Proficiency in Excel and experience with computer data systems like Sage and Creations is essential
  • Exhibit excellent teamwork skills, be analytical and thorough and demonstrate the ability to build effective working relationships
  • Familiar with portal specification systems like QADEX or Foods connected
  • Knowledge of auditing and HACCP 
  • Valid driver's license


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Recruitment specialists for the food manufacturing, FMCG and engineering sectors covering the UK and USA.  Contract, Interim, and Permanent specialists covering Engineering, HR, NPD/Process, Sales & Marketing, Operations, Supply Chain, and Technical.

We like to think we are a little different, taking a human-centric approach to recruitment. We match candidates and clients using shared values and visions alongside experience, qualifications, and ability.

We know that when candidates and clients have good synergy, great things happen. The Sterling Choice team are ‘people’ people and have come together from a variety of consumer-facing backgrounds such as customer service, sales, hospitality, and the leisure industry.

Company info
01733 391515

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