Focus Management Consultants Limited

Recruitment Specialists for the food and drink industry

Specifications Technologist, Spalding

Location: East Midlands

County / State: Lincolnshire

Job type: Permanent

Category: Technical

Reference: NCM893736

Consultant: Nicole Moloney

Start date: Asap

Salary: £25,000 - £28,000 per annum


Do you thrive in a process led, data driven environment where attention to detail is a must? Then this could be the role for you.

Job Description

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Specifications Technologist who is accustomed to using retailer web based systems to join a successful expanding food manufacturing group producing tasty products for the major retailers.

You will be a process led individual with strong attention to detail.

Hours Monday – Friday 8.30am – 5pm

This role will report into the site Technical Manager and will involve communicating and providing Technical support to various internal functions within the business including Process, Quality and NPD.

Your role will be to develop, approve and maintain product specifications for the site ensuring the information is consistent with raw material, factory recipes and specification data. Ensuring the specifications are compliant with customer requirements, relevant legislation and Group policy will be of up most importance to you.

Key Accountabilities will include;

  • Specification development and approval
  • Generating legal pack copy
  • Artwork approval (including primary and secondary packaging)
  • Raw material specifications
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Communication and knowledge sharing

My client is looking for an individual who has experience of undertaking a Specifications Technologist role within a fast-paced food manufacturing business. Flexibility and adaptability is important, as well as the ability to communicate to both internal and external stakeholders to ensure you receive the correct information to complete your tasks and ensure the documents are compliant to all relevant customer and legal legislation.

You must have pace and the ability to meet deadlines, as this site is producing short shelf life products.

So, if you have experience of using retailer web based portals within a food manufacturing environment, then this could be a great opportunity for you to further your career in the food industry and learn about a new category and customer requirements.

To apply you must be proficient in the use of MS office tools, written, numerical and verbal skills and fluency of English language. Numerical ability to record, interpret and analyse key process data. Understand Food Labelling Legislation, Food Safety and Quality Management Systems and key elements of the product launch process.

REF. NCM893736 By Focus Management

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