Greencore Group

Specifications Technologist

England, London
21 Sep 2016
19 Oct 2016
Greencore Group
Contract Type
Full Time

Company Information
Greencore Food to Go is the UK's leading sandwich manufacturer. It also produces prepared salads and sushi out of its five state-of-the-art facilities in Manton Wood, Nottinghamshire; Northampton, Bow and Park Royal in London; Crosby in Merseyside as well as Spalding in Lincolnshire. Greencore produces around 400 million sandwiches each year and supplies food to go products to the majority of the UK's retailers.

The Role
To ensure all customer/external product specifications are accurately set up and that artwork is produced in line with critical path timescales

Key Accountabilities
*To set up, amend and approve all external/customer product specifications or relevant technical documents e.g. pack copy, with good attention to detail for all customers on site e.g. main focus on GDTS accounts but also expect to work on Sainsbury, Waitrose, Coop, Morrison's accounts. *To response any technical queries from customer regarding specification. *To keep up to date with Government body and customer technical policies ensuring these are followed at all times.

Skills & Experience
*To assist in the request of relevant TSA information submitted by suppliers *To assist in the review of TSA information submitted by suppliers *To assist in the completion and submission of TSA packs to Sainsbury's. *Packs to include:- - Technologist Safety Approval questionnaire & top sheet - HARA safety extract - Process flow diagrams (both product/new raw material) - Cooking / Cooling graphs for new meat ingredients - Product shelf-life - Inspire Specifications

*Basic Food Hygiene *Education to degree or HND level in a food related discipline e.g. Food Science / Technology, Engineering, Science etc *Good attention to detail