Specifications Technologist

England, West Yorkshire
£22000 - £25000 per annum
18 Oct 2016
15 Nov 2016
Ryan Peters
Contract Type
Full Time
Specifications Technologist
Location: West Yorkshire
Salary: circa £20,000-£23,000 DOE
Contract: Full time, permanent

We have an exciting opportunity for a Specifications Technologist to join a large manufacturer based in Yorkshire.

The role will focus on the accurate and timely completion of customer product specifications and artwork approvals. The role holder will be responsible for ensuring compliance with both the customer's policies and wider UK and EU regulations.

This includes working closely with other departments to ensure all relevant information is acquired. The ideal candidate will therefore have excellent communication, leadership and influencing skills.

The main duties of these roles will include:
* Writing and maintaining customer product specifications
* Reviewing and approving artwork
* Liaising with suppliers to maintain raw material specifications
* Working cross functionally with other departments
* Providing weekly updates and attend meetings with the customer
* Keeping up-to-date on EU, UK and customer polices with regards to food law
* Responding promptly and accurately to customer requests
* Assisting with ad-hoc duties within the technical department

Key attribute include:
* A passion for food
* Accuracy and meticulous attention to detail
* Excellent verbal, IT and communications skills
* Excellent planning and organisation skills
* The ability to work successfully as part of a team
* The ability to remain calm under pressure and to work to deadlines
* Resilience, enthusiasm and motivation.

Desirable skills:
* Relevant degree in a Food or related subject
* Understanding of legal labelling regulations
* Experience using product specifications and artwork systems.
Keywords: Specification Technologist, Food Technology, Food Technologist, Food Specification, Specification Administrator, Specification Assistant, Technologist, Product Specification, Product Technologist, Food Product

If you believe you have the skills and personality to fit these requirements please get in touch with Ryan Peters ryan@hendbrown.com or call 07940 005540 for more information.
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