Specification Technologist – Food Industry - Shropshire

Silven Recruitment

  • Location: Shropshire
  • Job Type: Technologist
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Salary: c£30k
  • Date Posted: 12/04/2023
  • Expiry Date: 20/05/2023

Specification Technologist – Food Industry


Job Title: Specification Technologist

Location: Shropshire

Salary: c£30k

Days: Mon-Fri


The Candidate:

  • Experience of retailer specification systems is essential
  • Food related qualification
  • At least 3 years’ experience in a Food Industry role
  • Experience with product launch and artwork approval
  • Strong communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • IT literate


The Role:

  • Supporting the site in the delivery and launch of new and existing product development and operational improvement.
  • To play an active part in the NPD process, utilising technical expertise to deliver the technical standards expected.
  • To ensure that all customer product specifications and artwork comply with all legal / food safety / quality requirements.
  • Assist in the management of the Supplier Quality Assurance program and specification control.
  • Assist in the Raw Materials and Packaging Materials operation on site ensuring all materials are assessed for compliance to internal and customer standards.
  • To ensure that raw material compliance is regularly reviewed, and approval status is maintained.
  • Utilising customer portals, trade associations and external resources to complete monthly horizon scanning.
  • An active member of the site HACCP team and internal audit team
  • Prepare monthly and annual FSQ reports as part of continual improvement programme.


The Company:

  • An established food manufacturer, supplying into all major retailers
  • Opportunity to join a well-known, rapidly growing business


To apply for this role please contact Amelia on amelia.hinton-carroll@silven.co.uk or alternatively on 01618327463 quoting reference AHC/13051