Specifications Technologist

b3 Jobs Ltd
West Midlands Region
£22,000 - £24,000
Closing date
8 Oct 2020
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Specifications Technologist

Job ref: 62684 | £22,000 - £24,000 | West Midlands

The company

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a leading chilled food wholesaler which supplies to the UK foodservice sector. Since the business was founded over 40 years ago, the company has expanded rapidly, constantly increasing its product range to ensure they remain a market leader and the number one choice for customers.

The job

Reporting to the Technical Manager, your job as Specifications Technologist will be to ensure all products supplied by the company comply with food safety, legal and customer requirements through the management of technical documentation and specifications.

Core duties:

  • Gather technical information for finished products and ingredients from suppliers, making sure all information is correct and meets due diligence
  • Write new specifications for both products manufactured on site plus imported company branded products
  • Keep all the specifications updated and edit as necessary
  • Document control and storage of specs kept tidy in the system.
  • Assist with supplier risk assessment and re-assessment
  • Carry out product risk assessment and approval of new products by assessment of all due diligence information
  • Regularly liaise with customers, ingredient/packing suppliers to maintain technical information

Your experience

You will ideally be a holder of a food science, food technology, nutrition or related degree and/or possess previous technical/specifications experience within food manufacturing and looking for the next step in your career.

Additional qualifications including Intermediate HACCP and Intermediate Food Safety are highly desirable.

Good IT skills are essential including Microsoft Office.

You will have knowledge of food safety and quality standards, be highly organised plus strong attention to detail and the ability to multi-task.

More details

The Specifications Technologist job is based in the West Midlands region and is paying £22,000 - £24,000 according to individual skills and previous experience.

The working hours are Monday to Friday, 9 am – 5 pm.

How to apply

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What happens next?

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b3 jobs is a professional, friendly, and progressive food recruitment consultancy established in 2000 dedicated to the food manufacturing industry. We are a market leader for permanent jobs within food and drink manufacturing throughout the UK. All our consultants have considerable recruitment experience so you can be confident they have your best interests at heart when finding the perfect job for you.

Alternate job titles

Technical Administrator | Technical Assistant | Technical Coordinator | Specifications Writer | Food Technologist | Technical Information Officer | Food Manufacturing Technical Graduate Jobs | West Midlands

Since 2000, b3 jobs has been helping to further 1000s of people’s careers within the food manufacturing industry, throughout the whole of the UK. As one of the leading specialist food manufacturing recruitment agencies, covering all disciplines both permanent and interim, from graduates to MD’s, our core values are always:

  • to find the very best job for you - not us!
  • to give you friendly, ethical, honest and expert recruitment services
  • to advise and not pressurise, so that you can make the right decisions for you

We genuinely strive to provide you with what you want – a job that not only offers the salary you’re after, but also the career progression and job satisfaction that makes going to work all the more worthwhile. Enough trumpet blowing though – visit our website to read just some of our happy previous candidate testimonials - we are more than happy to let our reputation precede us!

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