Specification Technologist


Company 

SRG

Location 

merseyside

Employment Hours 

Full Time

Employment Type 

Permanent

Salary 

Job Requirements/Description

Specification Technologist required on a permanent basis, based in Merseyside. Requiring proven industrial experience of beverage and flavours legislation and regulations including 1334/2008, 1330/2011 and 1169/2011.


Title: Specification Technologist

Location: Merseyside

Term: Permanent

Salary: £30,000 - £35,000


SRG are working with a leading manufacturer and supplier of flavours and colours across the food and beverage sectors. They are currently looking for a Specification Technologist to join their team on a permanent basis, based at their site in Merseyside. This is a key role for the business, supporting in the writing of beverage and flavours legislation and specification whilst supporting both clients and suppliers. Candidates who have proven industrial experience of specification writing within the UK food industry are encouraged to apply, with experience of regulations 1334/2008, 1330/2011 and 1169/2011 essential.


Benefits: You will be joining a leading, family run business that are a key manufacturer and supplier to the food and beverage sectors. An excellent opportunity to take the next step up to management. 20 days holiday, plus 8 bank holidays. Pension scheme, free on-site parking, discretionary bonus and other employee perks.


Working hours: Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm. Potential for hybrid working also.


Role / Description

  • Create finished products specifications from costing sheets.
  • Liaise with customers for approval and updates.
  • Review data on specifications is accurate.
  • Update a range of customer platforms with required information (Authenticate, PLM)
  • Review product artwork complies with approved specifications.
  • Ensure the ingredients matrix is updated when new ingredients or packaging is introduced.
  • Review customer provided ingredients specifications for contract manufacturing to associate any risks with their products are mitigated.
  • Liaise with suppliers to ensure up to date documentation relating to ingredients and packaging materials is on file (product specifications, MSDS sheets, Specific certifications (Kosher, Halal, RSPO, Organic, supplier questionnaires, traceability exercises)
  • Update raw material risk assessments with required information for both ingredients and packaging.
  • Request existing and future suppliers with information regarding their certifications and update the approved supplier matrix accordingly.


Requirements

  • A degree in Food Science/Food Technology (or similar)
  • Proven industrial experience of specification writing within the UK food industry
  • Knowledge/experience of regulations 1334/2008, 1330/2011 and 1169/2011
  • Ability to meet targets within set timescales
  • Organised, consistent and can work to deadlines, with a keen eye for detail
  • Accurate data entry and analysis, and knowledge of MS Office


For more information please call Chris on 0161 526 1898.


Keywords: specification, legislation, food, beverage, flavours, regulations, regulatory, products, MSDS, certifications, kosher, halal, RSPO, organic, traceability, raw materials, packaging, artwork, ingredients, customer, supplier, database, 1334/2008, 1330/2011, 1169/2011, nutrition, colours, confectionery, nutrition, food science, food technology, costing sheet, product specification.

Company 

SRG

Location 

merseyside

Employment Hours 

Full Time

Employment Type 

Permanent

Salary 

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