Technical Services Manager / Senior Specifications Technologist

Location
Bedford
Salary
££competitive + bens
Posted
10 May 2018
Closes
07 Jun 2018
Ref
LS-SPAMpermBED
Contact
Lucy Stokes
Contract Type
Full Time

Commutable from: Bedford, Milton Keynes, Luton, Stevenage, Cambridge

A leading FMCG food manufacturer is currently seeking a Technical Services Manager / Senior Specifcations Technologist to fulfill the role of Specifications & Artwork Manager.

Reporting to the Regulatory Manager, the Specifications & Artwork Manager will be responsible for managing a small team of specification technologists to approve all finished product specifications and artwork for products manufactured, ensuring compliance to the relevant labelling rules.

The successful Specifications & Artwork Manager will have previous experience as a Senior Specifications Technologist / Technical Services Manager / Food Technologist for an FMCG food manufacturer. You will have extensive experience of retailer specification systems and a proven track record in checking and sign off of artwork. Staff supervisory / management experience would be desirable.

Responsibilities of the Specifications & Artwork Manager include:

• Manage and lead the Artwork & Specifications Team, ensuring compliance with all quality, food safety, legal and customer requirements for finished product specifications and artwork
• Manage and coordinate the team workload, prioritising workload to ensure the team can respond and adapt accordingly.
• Develop and manage labelling, recipe and specifications systems and processes ensuring compliance with all legal, customer & company requirements, implementing changes to systems and processes when necessary.
• Keep the company updated with relevant procedures and data information for finished product specifications and product labelling compliance to external accreditations, playing a key role during audit verification, such as BRC standards, Soil Association and RSPO, ensuring records are maintained where required.
• Develop and report appropriate key performance indicators associated with labelling and retailer specifications to monitor, maintain and improve year on year performance.
• Develop and manage nutrition sampling & testing schedules, ensuring compliance with all legal, customer & JDR requirements.

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