Location: Leicester, Leicestershire
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 months ago
Contract Type: Permanent
Industry: Food
Contact Name: Sarah

Food Specifications Technologist

Job Description

Our client is a highly successful, rapidly growing, food manufacturing company in Leicester

Due to continued success they are now looking to recruit a Specification Technologist

The role of Specification Technologist is challenging and varied and no two days are the same. You could be working on a new product range or making changes to existing ranges, so developing a key understanding of products will be essential. Your key focus will be to ensure that all customer specifications, pack copies and artwork are accurately set up and that all the necessary customer documentation is produced to meet critical path timescales and launch deadlines. You will be responsible for reviewing copy artwork to ensure that the pack information is accurate and also in line with customer technical labelling policies, so you'll understand the importance of getting things right first time. You will also get involved in reviewing raw material specification content to develop 'Gold Standard' specifications for each raw material in order to improve compliance.

The successful Specification Technologist will have previous demonstrable experience of working in a similar role in the food manufacturing sector, and have knowledge of writing specifications for retailers. You will be an excellent communicator and have the ability to influence across all departments & levels to build and develop effective relationships. Be proficient in the use of MS office tools, written, numerical and verbal skills. Experience in the use of Retailer web based portals and an understanding of Food Safety and Quality Management Systems would be preferred.

Benefits for the Specification Technologist role include:
£28,000 - £30,000 per annum
31 days holiday, Pension, Great training
On site parking

If you are interested in the Specification Technologist role, please apply today!


This vacancy is based in the United Kingdom. Barker Ross Staffing Solutions only operates in the UK and can only process applications from candidates who are currently a resident and eligible to work in the UK.

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