Specifications Technologist

Are you an organised and adaptable specifications technologist with a real love for the food industry?

If so, this is a great opportunity to join a unique chilled and frozen ready meal manufacturer who offer attractive facilities and customer base which will fast track your career. You will be a central figure in a talented NPD and Technical team – working with large retail customers. This is an exciting opportunity for a specifications technologist who is looking to take the next step in their career.

This job is working for a very well-established and respected chilled and frozen ready meal manufacturer supplying into the retailer and food service markets. Always at the forefront of product development and innovation they have continually invested in new facilities and the latest technologies and are currently in the process of opening a 36,000 square foot factory extension.

The job

The position sits with 2 NPD Technologists within the core technical / quality team of 12 persons, who all report into the Technical Director. Key responsibilities are to generate finished product specifications over multiple formats including the major retailers, Hamilton Grant, QADEX and other key customers’ platforms. You are also responsible for gathering required information from suppliers, and vet the information for compliance with full support from the Technical Manager, whilst managing the customer’s expectations and time scales. This is a varied role that requires independent working as well as good team communications.

Your experience

Ideally degree educated, you will have a good track record of working in a Specifications Technologist or closely related capacity. You will have a solid background of writing or approving food specifications using the systems of the major UK retailers, have experience with raw material specifications plus a good awareness of HACCP/CCP and processing knowledge.

More details

The Specifications Technologist job is based in the North West and is paying £25,000- £30,000 The working hours are Monday to Friday, 8am – 5pm.

How to apply

If this really sounds like you and you want be considered for the Specifications Technologist job, please send us your CV via the form below.