Specifications Technologist

Forza Foods Ltd
06 Apr 2018
20 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Specifications Technologist

Location: Normanton, West Yorkshire
Salary: Circa £23K-£27K, DOE
Contract: Full time, permanent

We have an exciting opportunity for a Specifications Technologist to join our team based in Normanton, West Yorkshire.

The role will focus on the accurate and timely completion of customer product specifications and artwork approvals. The role holder will be responsible for ensuring compliancy with both the customer`s policies and wider UK and EU regulations.

This includes working closely with other departments to ensure all relevant information is acquired. The ideal candidate will therefore have excellent communication, leadership and influencing skills.

The main duties of these roles will include:

• Writing and maintaining customer product specifications
• Reviewing and approving artwork
• Liaising with suppliers to maintain raw material specifications
• Working cross functionally with other departments
• Providing weekly updates and attend meetings with the customer
• Keeping up-to-date on EU, UK and customer polices with regards to food law
• Responding promptly and accurately to customer requests
• Assisting with ad-hoc duties within the technical department

Key attributes include:

• A passion for food
• Accuracy and meticulous attention to detail
• Excellent verbal, IT and communications skills
• Excellent planning and organisation skills
• The ability to work successfully as part of a team
• The ability to remain calm under pressure and to work to deadlines
• Resilience, enthusiasm and motivation.

Desirable skills/experience:

• Relevant degree in a Food or related subject
• Understanding of legal labelling regulations
• Experience using product specifications and artwork systems.

Forza Foods Ltd started in 2006 since then our turnover has grown to circa £300m per annum, and we now employ around 1,250 colleagues at our state of the art operation in Normanton. We slice and pack cooked meats for ASDA. In January 2016 we became a wholly owned subsidiary of IPL Ltd, who in turn is a wholly owned subsidiary of ASDA.

We are dynamic, driven and totally focussed on satisfying our customers from start to finish; from innovative product development right through to consumer feedback and we are looking for like-minded individuals to join us.

So if you are looking to develop your career within a fast moving business and you have the skills and experience we require we will be delighted to receive your application. If you feel you have the skills and experience required for this role then click `Apply` to submit a copy of your cv!

Keywords: Specifications Technologist, Food Technology, Food Technologist, Food Specification, Specification Administrator, Specification Assistant, Technologist, Product Specification, Product Technologist, Food Product

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