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      Specifications Technologist

      Competitive Salary Location: Somerset Product: High quality food products Ref: 8645

      The mission of this innovative food manufacturing business is to produce market-leading products that meet ever-changing customer demand. Their success can be attributed to its ability to predict consumer tastes and trends, using insight to adapt their product offering to stay ahead of the competition in an exciting food sector.

      About the Specification Technologist job

      The purpose of your role will be to manage the site specifications system; including continuous development, maintenance and improvement. It encompasses the whole process, from raw material to  finalised products ensuring legal and customer technical compliance.

      Key tasks

      • Writing of company and completion of customer’s own format specifications and development of the Integrity database.
      • Management of the Suppliers and the Raw Materials data and updating and maintaining supplier SAQ information.
      • Logging and management of non-conformances and internal auditing.
      • Maintaining certification for both Halal, Kosher & and SEDEX and recipe management.
      • Communicating with customers and other departments to ensure the customer has the key information they need, in a timely manner.

      About You

      The successful candidate will possess a food science degree or HND, with previous experience within a similar role and relevant food training. Knowledge of retailer standards would be beneficial.

      • Exceptional organisational skills and proficiency with Microsoft Office.
      • Brilliant written and verbal literacy with great attention to detail.
      • Self-motivated and able to prioritise work.
      • Hold a clean UK Driver’s License with own vehicle essential.
      • Excellent time management skills with a flexible approach to work independently, in a team and working calmly under pressure.

      More details

      The Specification Technologist job is based in Somerset and paying a competitive salary.

      The package includes Healthcare top-up scheme, death in service, discounts with major retailers, employee assistance programme, 5 weeks annual leave, entitlement increasing for each subsequent year of service one week’s additional notice (up to a maximum of twelve weeks).

      The working hours are Monday - Thursday 9:00am-5:00pm and Fridays 9:00am-4.15pm.

    • Becky Gander

      Becky Gander, Recruitment Manager, is the main point of contact for this role.

      If you have any questions about the job, please email becky@b3jobs.co.uk.

      Connect with Becky on LinkedIn.

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