United Kingdom
Huntingdon
Cambridgeshire
Food Manufacturing
Permanent
£28000 - £35000 per annum
FMCG/0875372
15-07-2022
12-08-2022
2022-08-12
A leading supplier of FMCG goods to the major retailers is currently seeking a Specifications Technologist /  Technical Assistant to support the M&S Customer Technical Manager in the launch of a new range of innovative products for the retailer.

This role doesn’t include writing or checking raw material specs, however, it is responsible for completing specification details for pre-packed goods to the retailer system and ensuring HACCP and Food Safety procedures and documentation is in place for the new ranges. The Specifications Technologist / Technical Assistant will also support the wider technical team in the preparation of Audits, and support Commercial, Production and NPD with customer technical queries.

You will have previous technical administration and finished goods specification writing experience within a food processing / packing environment with HACCP & Food Safety Level 2 qualifications. Experience in using retailer specification systems is required, M&S systems highly desirable. 

Responsibilities of the Specifications Technologist / Technical Assistant include:

• Fulfilling customer system requirements
• Checking that bill of materials matches range documentation and specification
• Review of customer systems for updates of Codes of Practice
• Completion of Quality Attribute sheets and any other technical documentation required
• Checking artwork and packaging against agreed Pack copy, Legal and Company requirements and Ingredient Specifications ensuring any non-compliance is reported and followed up
• Support the Commercial team with technical input and dialogue
• Analytical reporting of customer metrics
• Quality assurance data; collection and dissemination to the wider business
• Support to ensure technical/quality systems remain robust and up to date
• Participation in internal audit schedule and traceability exercises

Application via CV



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