Specification Technologist - Cheshire

Silven Recruitment

  • Location: Cheshire
  • Job Type: Technologist
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Salary: c£40-45k
  • Date Posted: 16/06/2023
  • Expiry Date: 21/07/2023

Job Title: Specification Technologist

Location: Cheshire

Salary: c£40-45k

About Us:

My client is a leading food manufacturing company with a rich history of delivering high-quality food products to consumers. Committed to producing innovative and delicious food items while upholding the highest standards of quality, safety, and sustainability. As they continue to grow and expand their product range, they are seeking a talented and detail-oriented Specification Technologist to join the team.


Position Overview:

As a Specification Technologist, you will play a crucial role in ensuring that food products meet all regulatory, legal, and customer requirements. You will be responsible for maintaining accurate and up-to-date specifications for raw materials, packaging, and finished products, as well as managing the technical documentation process.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Create and update product specifications, ensuring compliance with relevant regulations and standards.
  • Liaise with suppliers to obtain necessary technical information and ensure accurate specifications for raw materials.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including R&D, Quality Assurance, and Production, to gather information and provide technical support.
  • Conduct periodic reviews of specifications to ensure accuracy and relevance.
  • Manage the specification approval process, ensuring timely completion and adherence to internal and external guidelines.
  • Maintain an organized and up-to-date database of specifications, documentation, and related records.
  • Stay informed about industry trends, regulations, and changes to ensure compliance and recommend improvements.
  • Provide technical expertise and guidance on specifications-related matters to internal stakeholders.
  • Participate in audits and inspections, assisting in the resolution of any non-compliance issues.


Qualifications and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Food Science, Food Technology, or a related field.
  • Proven experience in a similar role within the food manufacturing industry.
  • Strong knowledge of food regulations, food safety standards, and relevant labelling requirements.
  • Excellent attention to detail and the ability to work with complex technical information.
  • Proficient in using specifications management software and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Strong organizational, analytical, and problem-solving skills.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate with cross-functional teams.


To apply, contact Amelia on 0161 832 7463 or email directly at amelia.hinton-carroll@silven.co.uk quoting reference AHC/13474


We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.