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Specifications Technologist

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  • Tipton, West Midlands, England
  • Permanent,
  • FMCG,
  • ST020124
  • 02/01/2024
Job description

Gap Personnel (operating as an employment business) are currently recruiting for our client in Tipton for a Specifications Technologist.

Hours of work:

Monday - Friday

Pay

Up to £32,000 per annum

Description and key responsibilities as a Specifications Technologist:

  • 1. Complete online and manual specification templates with recipe information, ingredients declaration, nutritional, allergen and all relevant safety and legal detail;
  • 2. Work with Technical Managers, Product Developers, suppliers and all relevant stakeholders to deliver detailed specifications that capture all appropriate quality, sourcing, safety and legal information for our products and packaging;
  • 3. To create, check, review and approve finished product specifications and pack copies in customer agreed format and policies;
  • 4. To check, review & approve client artworks and labels including packaging as required;
  • 5. Provide support to clients in the completion of accurate specifications & artwork projects through regular feedback and advice;
  • 6. Organise pack copy review meetings with Product Developers and all relevant stakeholders to ensure artwork consistency meetings are completed in accordance with project timelines in the most cost-effective manner;
  • 7. Review and maintain Customer Specifications Manuals of signed specifications;
  • 8. Maintain and update the recipe management systems in accordance with specifications process.
  • 9. Plan and prioritise workload to enable effective and accurate delivery of multiple projects.
  • 10. Be prepared to take part in Technical Service Team routine tasks as required.
  • 11. Become familiar with the workings of client's factories to aid the accurate completion of finished product specifications.

Qualifications and skills required as a Specifications Technologist

  • Educated to degree level in a Food related discipline or equivalent industry experience.
  • Min 3 year experience working for min 12 months in a specifications role.
  • Effectively manage own time and workload.
  • Have a good understanding of HACCP.
  • Experience of retailer specification portals and policies, (including those of ASDA, ALDI, Sainsburys, Hamiton-Grant, QADEX)
  • Must have working experience in the U.K and hold correct legal rights to work 

What we give you:

  • Continuous recruitment support
  • Guidance on CV and interview skills

If you are interested in applying for this vacancy please email your CV to Tara.OReilly@gap-personnel.com

If this role is permanent, gap personnel is operating as the employment agency. If this job is a temporary role, gap personnel is operating as the employment business. gap personnel is committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgements solely on suitability for the job

Whilst we endeavour to respond to all applications individually, due to high volumes, this is not always possible. Thank you for your interest in this role and we look forward to working with you in the future

By applying for the above position and providing your personal data to us you understand that your data will be processed in line with our Privacy Policy

If this role is permanent, gap personnel is operating as the employment agency. If this job is a temporary role, gap personnel is operating as the employment business. gap personnel is committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgements solely on suitability for the job

Whilst we endeavor to respond to all applications individually, due to high volumes, this is not always possible. Thank you for your interest in this role and we look forward to working with you in the future

By applying for the above position and providing your personal data to us you understand that your data will be processed in line with our Privacy Policy