Specifications Technologist - Saffron Walden

Silven Recruitment

  • Location: Saffron Walden
  • Job Type: Technologist
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Salary: Competitive Salary
  • Date Posted: 13/07/2023
  • Expiry Date: 18/08/2023

Job Title: Specifications Technologist

Location: Saffron Walden

We are currently seeking a skilled Specifications Technologist to join a leading food manufacturing company in Saffron Walden. As a third-party recruiter, we are partnering with our client to find a qualified and experienced professional who will play a vital role in ensuring the accuracy and compliance of raw material and finished product specifications. If you have a background in food manufacturing, knowledge of food legislation, and experience with specification management portals/systems, we encourage you to apply.



  • Create and maintain accurate raw material and finished product specifications, following both internal formats and customer requirements.
  • Manage specification systems and portals, ensuring that information is up to date and complete.
  • Ensure compliance with food legislation and customer-specific requirements.
  • Provide technical support to ensure food safety, legality, and customer satisfaction.
  • Liaise with customers, updating them on technical information and maintaining strong working relationships.
  • Collaborate with internal departments such as Technical, QA, and NPD to ensure smooth operations.

Required Qualifications:

  • Experience in a technical role within the food manufacturing industry.
  • Strong knowledge of food legislation and regulations.
  • Proficiency in specification management portals/systems.
  • Excellent understanding of technical food specification writing.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Excel and Word.

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Degree in Nutrition (highly beneficial).
  • Experience working directly with major retailers (highly beneficial).

If you are a motivated and detail-oriented professional with a passion for ensuring product quality and compliance, we want to hear from you. This is an excellent opportunity to join a reputable company and contribute to their ongoing success. Please submit your resume and cover letter to [contact email or link to application page] by [deadline].


Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

Recruiter Contact Information:

Recruiter Name: Edward Crampton

Mobile: 07852529539

Company Mainline: 020 379 43982

Email: edward.crampton@silven.co.uk

Job Reference: EC/13485