Specifications Technologist

West Sussex
£18,000 - 23,000
25 Nov 2016
02 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Reporting to the Technical Manager, the purpose of this job is to maintain and compose specifications systems, support artwork generation, and technical admin information for this well-known food manufacturer.

Key Accountabilities for this role will be;

  • 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
  • Ensuring that the factory and the customers have accurate tools and reports with which to achieve food safety, legality and quality
  • Assisting with artwork process
  • Working 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
  • Generating and amending where necessary, packaging information, which complies with legal and customer requirements including guidance notes for photographs on packaging
  • Managing 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.

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Indicative Salary Range: £18000 - 23000

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