Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Salary: £28000 per annum
Posted: about 1 year ago
Contract Type: Permanent
Industry: Food
Contact Name: Neil Edwards

Specifications Technologist

Job Description

My client is a leading chilled ready to eat food manufacturer based in the Cambridgeshire area. Due to a period of sustained growth, they are now looking to recruit a Specification Technologist to join the team. The business forms part of a multi site food manufacturing operation, supplying a diverse range of products into the major UK retailers.

As Specification Technologist your duties will include:

  • To support the New Product Development process to achieve agreed launch dates by participating in meetings, managing artwork critical paths and highlighting expectations to the business.
  • Write Specifications generating the recipe information, ingredients declaration, nutritional and allergens information with all relevant legislation.
  • Liaise with the retailers, artwork house and business unit to ensure artwork is co-ordinated in line with critical path.
  • Ensure all designs / packaging is checked when arriving on site before use into production with all new designs.

Candidates must have food manufacturing experience along with Food Science degree or equivalent. Knowledge of customer websites is also key. The role offers the opportunity to join a growing multi site manufacturing operation - with the chance of devolvement and further progression within the group.

Is this opportunity not right for what you're looking for? I take an active approach with my candidates helping them secure their next job role.

I recruit for roles QA, Senior QA roles, Specifications Technologist, Technical Services Manager, Technical Manager, Raw Materials,

Please get in touch to discuss further - 0115 9416323/


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.

Whilst we endeavour to contact you following your response due to the high volume of applications this cannot always be possible. If you have not had notification within 7 days unfortunately your application has not been successful but we will keep your details on file for future opportunities.

This vacancy is being advertised on behalf of Barker Ross Group who is acting as a recruitment agency.

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