Specification Technologist

Kerry Foods Group
30 Nov 2017
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Kerry foods is responsible for a wide range of products include Cheestrings, Yollies, Richmond Sausages, Walls Sausages, Mattessons and many more. In west London, Southall we have four food production facilities manufacturing chilled ready meals and snacks for major high street retailers that include Waitrose, Sainsbury's and Morrisons. The network of sites is a major employer in the local area and enjoys a broad ethnic mix amongst its workforce with strong 'family' traditions and ethical standards that generate huge pride in the business, in its products and in its history.

Our busiest site at Windmill Lane specialise in ready meals manufacturing for some the one of the UK's Major High Street retailers and is also working very closely with a number of top food service chains around the country.. We are looking for an experienced Specifications Technologist to support the team onsite and work with a number of new products ranges coming up in 2018.

As the successful Specifications Technologist your responsibilities will include

    Managing daily work schedules to ensure customer requirements are met, utilising a range of techniques and deliver gold standard specifications as agreed with the customerEnsuring consistent and effective communication and coordination with all parts of the business to ensure clarity of objectives.Leading customer interface with one of the UK's leading grocery retailers regarding validation, raw materials compliance and regulatory affairs.Effectively communicating with customers to deliver the agreed requirements in full and on time with a high level of accuracy.Leading, developing, and motivating the Specifications Technologists providing feedback on performance as a team and as individualsDelivering training and development programme for all team members and offer training and coaching where appropriate.Overseeing and verifying technical service details prior to submission to customer according to defined time scales.Ensuring specifications are audited on a regular basis to ensure they are fully compliant with customer and KFMS requirements.
As the Successful Specifications Technologist you will possess knowledge of Factory process and technical capability in relation to the transition of product specifications and possess a working knowledge of HACCP/food safety. You will be a strong influencer at all levels and understand the legal requirements of food labelling and development.

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