Specifications Technologist

Spencer Ogden
North Lincolnshire
£24,000 + Benefits
23 Feb 2018
23 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Specifications Technologist

£24,000 + Benefits

North Lincolnshire

9am-5pm, Mon-Fri



My client is a leading chilled food manufacturer. It is a dynamic company where innovation is valued the food itself comes first. They are part of a larger, growing food group which is expanding organically and through acquisition.

It’s a great time to join!


The Role

As the Specification Writer, you will co-ordinate incoming the work-load from customers and account managers ensuring deadlines are met. You will report to the Senior Specifications Writer.


Key Responsibilities

  • Manage specifications ensuring customer needs are met.
  • Be involved in Label sign-off (Purple File)
  • Attend project meetings as a deputy when required
  • To be able to set up and amend label information.
  • Specification writing.
  • Play a central role in the Technical function providing administration and information to various departments
  • Communicate with all departments within and outside the Technical Department as appropriate.
  • To personally ensure that all aspects of Due Diligence (Food Safety, Quality and Legislation) are adhered to.
  • To personally take the appropriate and reasonable action in the event of witnessing a breach (or potential breach) of Food Safety, Quality or Legislation.


The Successful Candidate

  • Experience in retailer specification systems
  • Experience of computer systems
  • Experience in food information regulations
  • Experience of BRC Global Food Standards criteria
  • Experience of customer Codes of Practice
  • Experience of working in a fast paced, chilled food manufacturing business
  • Good communicator at all levels of the business
  • Team player.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to take the initiative.
  • Good organisational skills.
  • Excellent Computer skills.
  • Prompt and accurate
  • Reliable and honest
  • Meticulous
  • Good at prioritising


Please apply online or contact Gilbert Gregory on gilbert.gregory@spencer-ogden.com or 0161 227 4918.

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