Specifications Technologist

We are recruiting on behalf of our client, a leading manufacturer in the food industry for a Specifications Technologist based at their modern facility in Northampton.

Hours – Monday – Friday 8am – 5pm (40hrs)
Holidays – 22 days plus bank holidays
Salary – £25k per year (DOE)

Job purpose:
To Manage the Specification and Customer approval process including New product development, Change management, Specification review and SAQ completion.
To include:
• Customer Online Specification Management systems such as QADEX, Assured systems and Insight
• Customer format specifications
• Site format specifications
• Internal specifications
• Interpretation of Nutritional results and recipes into a ‘back of pack’ food labelling format.
• Basic understanding of current food labelling requirements

Skills, Qualifications, Experience
• Degree in Food Science or equivalent – suitable for a new Graduate
• Food safety and HACCP knowledge
• Great attention to detail
• Flexible and adaptable
• Highly organised and ability to multitask
• Competent user of Microsoft Office
• Ability to work under pressure, prioritise and meet tight deadlines
• Ability to demonstrate strong relationship building and communication skills with a commitment to providing excellent customer service
• Food manufacturing experience or exposure
• Meat processing experience or exposure
• Previous experience completing specifications
• Knowledge of BRC V8 and Customer Codes of practice

For a full job spec and initial discussion please contact Anna 01604808970 or email your CV via the apply now link

Rate of Pay

£25,000.00 per year


  • Full Time

Job Spec

Reference SPTE
Job Type Full Time
Location Northampton,Northamptonshire,UK,NN1
Salary £25,000.00 per year
Contact Anna Smith
Phone 01604 808 970
Email asmith@universalpersonnel.co.uk
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