Specifications Technologist - Merseyside

Silven Recruitment

  • Location: Merseyside
  • Job Type: Technologist
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Salary: c. £34k
  • Date Posted: 30/11/2021
  • Expiry Date: 31/12/2021

Specifications Technologist

Salary c. £34k


Job ref: FE/10177


This is a great opportunity for a Specification Technologist to join a great, continuously growing organisation. If you are a Specifications Technologist with demonstrable experience with Tesco, and a great understanding of SAP, then I want to hear from you!



To ensure that the business meets its own, customer and legal requirements, through accurate, approved and agreed specs. To ensure that the business maintains customer and internal stake holder satisfaction through prompt and accurate specs.


The Role

  • Support the generation and maintenance of manufacturing spec ensuring they are accurate to finished product
  • Work closely with concept, process and technical teams to gather, interpret and check relevant info
  • Generation of right first-time specs and right first-time artwork
  • Ensure all new and existing specs and artwork are in line with relevant policy, legislation and customer guidelines
  • Cross checking new specs with the NPD department
  • Overview of the raw material, factory, QAS and finished product specs to ensure that the info within them is accurate and correct
  • Part of the artwork sign off team


The Candidate

  • Experienced in Food Specification generation
  • Recipe Management Systems (SAP) software experience
  • Experience with retailer specification systems (preferably including Aldi and Amazon)
  • Working knowledge of EU food labelling legislation
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent IT skills
  • Ability to work to deadlines and understanding of critical path process


Next Steps

Get in touch! If you think this role is for you, please send a copy of your CV to faith.eastwood@silven.co.uk with FE/10177 as a subject or give me a call on 0161 832 7463.