Specifications Manager

Specifications Manager

  • Location


  • Sector:

    FMCG Food Manufacturing

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  • Salary:

    £30000 - £35000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Laura Constantine

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  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8947

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  • Published:

    6 months ago

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A leading FMCG food manufacturer is currently seeking a Specifications Manager / Senior Specifications Technologist to join their team on a permanent basis to manage the retailer specifications. This role reports into the Technical Director.


Specifications Manager / Senior Specifications Technologist responsibilities:
  • Coordinate supplier approval process.
  • Writing specifications.
  • Ensure up‐to‐date product specification is available for each product.
  • Any changes to product specification are reviewed, communicated with customer and approved.
  • Support the NPD team and processes.
  • Communicating with customer in relation to sample submission, taste panels and lead customer visits.
  • Coordination of sign off of all artwork specific to product category.
  • Leading Batch Code Approval sessions with customers for all relevant Product Launches.
  • Deputise for the Technical Manager in their absence with issues relating to the product specification process and the supplier approval process.
  • Dealing with customer non‐conformances.
  • To participate in the HACCP, VACCP and TACCP Teams.
  • Assist with internal audits.
  • Conduct supplier approval visits.

You will be a Specifications Manager / Senior specifications technologist with experience in the Food Manufacturing industry and have experience with retailer specifications. JS and Iceland specifications system experience will be deemed advantageous. You will ideally have a Degree level of education in a food science subject, a Formal HACCP Qualification and a Level 3/4 Food Safety Qualification.

Salford, Trafford Park, Bury, Stretford, Stockport, Warrington, Leigh, Wigan, Bolton, Oldham, Manchester, Lancashire, North West

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