Specifications Technologist (Food Manufacturing)

Up to £30,000 + Benefits
18 Jul 2017
15 Aug 2017
Helen Darnell
Contract Type
Full Time
A leading FMCG Manufacturer is currently seeking a Specifications Technologist to join their team to ensure the completion of all technical specifications, ensuring customer quality standards and company legislative requirements are met and maintained.

You will be a Specifications Technologist used to working within a fast paced food manufacturing business and experienced in major retailer specifications systems.

The successful Specifications Technologist will be driven and enthusiastic in all aspects of the role, have good computer skills and be able to generate documents, graphs and reports. You will have excellent organisational, communication and co-ordinating skills with the ability to meet tight deadlines.

Specifications Technologist key responsibilities include:
New product specification generation / amendment
Submission to customer within set time limits
Regular review of current product specifications to ensure all information is up to date
Manage customer expectation, queries and communications regarding specifications and general product enquiries (e.g. Salt reduction/GDA amends etc)
Liaise closely with other departments for specification information control
Keep up to date with latest legislation / customer requirements to ensure correct information
Evaluate all process paperwork and ensure that information is correct on specification to ensure correct artwork is generated
Support the Artwork Administrator with checking / signing off artwork
Ensure that latest process recipe is obtained and artwork checked off
Involvement with retailer visits, artwork meetings and site audits
Ensure that products meet nutritional requirements for the retailer and check nutritionally sensitive products
Support Process Technologists with regards to cross checking recipes / allergens

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