Specification Technologist

Salary: £23K
Sector: Technical
Location: South East England
Job type: Permanent

Job Description

Specification Technologist
Buckinghamshire
£20,000-23,000

The Role:
• To manage and create internal product specifications
• Ensure product compliance is kept up to date in line with current legislation/regulation
• To develop and manage internal product photo standards
• To approve new suppliers and raw materials
• To manage supplier and raw material documentation (e.g. specifications and quality questionnaires)
• To develop and manage production manufacturing specifications
• To manage and manage client product specifications
• To work alongside the New Product Development manager to prepare new product information (nutrition, ingredient declaration, label, artwork checks).
• To manage the annual nutritional testing schedule for each product category.
• Raw material testing schedule.
• Completion of any customer questionnaire or queries regarding product information

Quality System
• To follow and uphold quality procedures at all times
• To identify potential improvements to existing quality procedures and put these forward to the Technical Manager, as appropriate

Additional Duties
• To assist the Technical Manager in preparation for audits (BRC, clients, Authorities)
• To undertake projects as directed by the Technical Manager (e.g. samples for NPD)

The Candidate
• Experience writing finish product specifications, ideally on retailer systems but this is not essential
• Experience with technical documentation and Quality Systems
• Food industry experience is essential
• Worked knowledge of HACCP
• Food related degree would be desirable

If you are currently working within a similar role, and are looking for a fresh challenge please send your CV to Lexi Barratt at lexi@drnewitt.com. Alternatively if you would like to discuss the position further please call on 0131 226 5060
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Lexi Barratt
lexi@drnewitt.com

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