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Specifications Technologist

b3 jobs
£32,000 - £34,000
Closing date
20 Jul 2024

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Contract Type
Quality Assurance, Technical
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing

Job Details

Specification Technologist

£32,000 - £34,000
Food Manufacturing
Job ref: 8700

The company

We are seeking a talented individual to join a leading provider of premium quality products to food manufacturers, foodservice, and retailers throughout the UK. The business has undergone significant growth due to its dedication to exceptional customer service and high-quality products.

About the Specification Technologist job

The purpose of your role will be to obtain, create and maintain finished product specifications and labels, ensuring they comply with customer and legal requirements.

Key tasks

  • Create and maintain finished product specifications for all products, labels, and packing sheets and approve product artwork, packaging and labelling in accordance with customer requirements and current legislation.
  • Act as a point of contact for customer queries regarding finished product specifications and liaise with NPD to ensure artwork and specification requirements for NPD projects are completed within the agreed timescales.
  • Respond to customer technical requests to meet the agreed timescales.
  • Complete site traceability and mass balance exercises to agreed schedule.
  • Assist with site GMP and internal audits.
  • Proactively support all initiatives to improve product safety and quality across the company.

About You

The successful candidate should possess either a degree in food science/ food technology and a have a minimum 1-year specification writing experience with UK food industry as well as a background of using customer specification systems or portal.

  • You will be a confident communicator and team player.
  • Ability to meet targets within set timescales.
  • Organised, consistent and can work to deadlines, with a keen eye for detail.
  • Accurate data entry and analysis, and knowledge of MS Office.

More details

The Specification Technologist job is based in Northampton and pays £32,000 - £34,000 according to your experience.

The working hours are 40 per week (8 hours per day Monday to Friday).

Alternate job titles

Specification Technologist | Specifications Writer | Technical Administrator | Technical Assistant | Technical Officer | Food Technologist | Food Industry Specifications Jobs


Since 2000, b3 jobs has been helping to further 1000s of people’s careers within the food manufacturing industry, throughout the whole of the UK. As one of the leading specialist food manufacturing recruitment agencies, b3 jobs cover all disciplines both permanent and interim and from graduates to MD’s,

Our core values are always:

  • to find the very best job for you - not us!
  • to give you friendly, ethical, honest and expert recruitment services
  • to advise and not pressurise, so that you can make the right decisions for you

We genuinely strive to provide you with what you want – a job that not only offers the salary you’re after, but also the career progression and job satisfaction that makes going to work all the more worthwhile. Enough trumpet blowing though – visit our website to read just some of our happy previous candidate testimonials - we are more than happy to let our reputation precede us!

For a full up to date list of our jobs, visit

Food Industry Graduates

If you are graduating soon and looking for your first job in food manufacturing, have a look at our Graduate Resource Hub on the b3 jobs website.

Here you will find everything you need to get started on searching for a new position, from CV and cover letter writing tips, sample food industry job descriptions, informative and entertaining blog posts, useful links and even live graduate vacancies you can apply for.

Company info
01435 866000
Heffle Buildings
33a High Street
East Sussex
TN21 8HU

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