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Specification Technologist

Employer
Moguntia Food Ingredients UK Ltd
Location
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Salary
£25 - £30K DEPENDING UPON EXPERIENCE
Closing date
5 Jul 2024

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Contract Type
Permanent
Function
Development, Graduate, Quality Assurance, Technical
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing

ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES
•    COORDINATION OF INFORMATION FOR THE COMPLETION OF NEW PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS
•    DEVELOP AND MAINTAIN PRECISE PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS IN TIME, IN FULL, WITH A “RIGHT FIRST-TIME APPROACH” IN COMPLIANCE WITH REGULATORY STANDARDS, CUSTOMER STANDARDS/POLICIES, QUALITY STANDARDS WITHIN AGREED TIMESCALES.
•    TRANSFERRING SPECIFICATION DATA INTO SPECIFIC CUSTOMER FORMATS USING VARIOUS CUSTOMER SPECIFICATION SYSTEMS / PORTALS
•    LIAISE WITH CUSTOMERS AND SUPPLIERS REGARDING THEIR TECHNICAL QUERIES TO ALLOW ACCURATE RISK ASSESSMENTS
•    CHECKING NEW PRODUCT RELEVANT INFORMATION TO ENSURE IT MEETS LEGAL REQUIREMENTS AND IS SAFE BEFORE ADDING TO SPECIFICATION.
•    ENSURE RELEVANT SITE DOCUMENTS ARE UPDATED, CONTROLLED AND ARE MANAGED AS REQUIRED PER JOB ROLE.
•    PROVIDE DOCUMENTATION TO CUSTOMERS SUCH AS POLICIES, PROCEDURES, ALLERGENS ETC
•    KEEP UP TO DATE WITH UK & EU FOOD LAW 
•    COMPLETION OF CUSTOMER DOCUMENTATION INCLUDING SAQ’S, ALLERGEN RISK ASSESSMENTS ETC.
•    CHECKING AND APPROVAL OF PACKAGING & LABELS
•    PROVIDE TECHNICAL SUPPORT ON NEW PRODUCTS
•    COMPLETION OF DOCUMENTATION FOR CERTIFICATION OF PRODUCTS I.E. HALAL, KOSHER, ORGANIC INCLUDING CUSTOMER DOCUMENTATION. 
•    MAINTENANCE OF RECORDS

PERSON SPECIFICATION
QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

  • THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE SHALL BE AN EXCELLENT MULTI-TASKER WITH SOME TECHNICAL OR QUALITY BACKGROUND WITHIN FOOD MANUFACTURING, AND DEGREE LEVEL EDUCATION IN RELATED FOOD SCIENCES. 
  • THE ABILITY TO MANAGE MULTIPLE PROJECTS SIMULTANEOUSLY AND WHO THRIVES IN A FAST-PACED ROLE AND ENVIRONMENT, WITH A KEEN EYE FOR DETAIL AND EXCELLENT NUMERICAL AND ANALYTICAL SKILLS.
  • LOGICAL AND SYSTEMATIC APPROACH TO PROBLEM SOLVING AND GOOD ATTENTION TO DETAILS.
  • AN UNDERSTANDING OF THE PRINCIPLES OF GMP AND GLOBAL FOOD SAFETY INITIATIVES AND PRODUCTION PROCESSES, RAW MATERIALS, ALLERGENS AND FINISHED PRODUCTS. 
  • STRONG MICROSOFT OFFICE SKILLS, INCLUDING EXCEL.
  • MOTIVATED AND WILLING TO TAKE ON NEW CHALLENGES AND POSSESS A “CAN DO” ATTITUDE AND BE SOLUTION FOCUSED.
  • ENTHUSIASTIC WITH A STRONG WORK ETHIC 
  • ORGANISED, METHODICAL, WITH EXCELLENT ADMINISTRATIVE AND STRONG COMMUNICATION SKILLS.

PREFERRED SKILLS
IDEALLY, AT LEAST ONE YEAR’S EXPERIENCE IN A SPECIFICATIONS ROLE, OR IN AN NPD/TECHNICAL FUNCTION. 

ADDITIONAL NOTES
SITE BASED ROLE 

SALARY 
£25 - £30K DEPENDING UPON EXPERIENCE
PENSION
HEALTH CARE SCHEME
25 DAYS HOLIDAY PLUS BANK HOLIDAYS 
 

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