Specifications Technologist

Silven Recruitment Posted 24/02/2020
  • Greater Manchester
  • c.£30,000
  • GG/6712

The Opportunity

Specifications Technologist



Greater Manchester     


Job Reference: GG/6712


The Role


  • To ensure all supplier specifications undergo a thorough review at the prescribed frequency and are fully compliant with company, Customer and Regulatory requirements.
  • To ensure all supplier specifications are current, approved and available to the European business as required by our QMS and compliance standards.
  • Working with NPD and customer provisional specifications ensure accurate, comprehensive and fully compliant Customer finished product specifications collated and approved.
  • Work closely with raw material suppliers to agree quality parameters which support appropriate checks at goods intake to ensure compliance.
  • Ensure completed Customer finished product specifications are up-loaded to Customer web based or electronic platforms in accordance with the Customer protocol or “code of practice”.
  • To be the principle point of contact for any specification related queries either internally of customer based.
  • Amend and update Customer finished product specification as required in accordance Customer protocol or “code of practice”.
  • Ensure finished product labels are accurate, comprehensive and fully compliant with Guenther, customer and regulatory requirements.
  • Ensure the management of the third part compliance sign-off process.
  • Ensure compliance with updated technical policies, current labelling standards and regulatory changes.


The Candidate


  • Diploma or Higher in a Food Science related subject
  • Experience of Specifications
  • Thorough understanding of Quality and Food Safety Systems
  • Strong audit knowledge
  • Numerical ability to record, interpret and analyse key process data.
  • Ability to communicate at all levels – written and verbal
  • Self-motivated and disciplined in work output
  • Highly organised


Next Steps


Get in touch! If you think this role is for you, send your CV to gilbert.gregory@silven.co.uk with GG/6712 as a subject or give me a call on 0161 832 7463.