Specifications Technologist

18 Oct 2016
15 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Specifications Technologist

  • Permeant Contract
  • Location: - Crawley, travel as and when required.
  • Reason for employment: - Maintain and compose specifications systems, support artwork generation, and technical admin information. Reports to the Customer and Supplier Technical Manager.

Key Accountabilities for this role will be to; 

  • Working as part of technical team you will be responsible for the accurate and timely generation of all final and factory specifications/recipes,
  • Administering all of the documentation within the quality management system, report generation for site and central functions and coordinating the Internal Audit schedule
  • Ensure that the factory and the customers have accurate tools and reports with which to achieve food safety, legality and quality
  • Assist with artwork process
  • Work closely with the technical/NPD and process teams to ensure all specification information is correct
  • Producing technical reports for site and central technical functions
  • Coordinating customer complaint investigations and reporting back to technical team
  • Generate and amend where necessary, packaging information, which complies with legal and customer requirements including guidance notes for photographs on packaging
  • Manage brand bank and other online systems.


  • Specifications / technical administration background within food manufacturing
  • Knowledge of retailer specification systems such as such as Tesco Technical Library (TTL), Sainsbury’s Inspire, M&S Find, ASDA Aspect, Morrison’s Enterprise etc.
  • Experience of M Create highly desirable
  • Ideally knowledge within a food science / technology related discipline
  • High attention to detail, excellent organizational skills with ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Eye for detail, good communicator.