Specification Technologist

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  • Permanent
  • Frome
  • Salary: £30,000 - £35,000

Website response_direct Direct Response Employment Services

Direct Response Employment Services is your local employment agency set in the centre of Trowbridge, Wiltshire

Direct Response Employment Services are recruiting for a Specification Technologist to join our  established client in Frome on a permanent basis.

As a Specification Technologist you will  be joining a family owed business who are financially strong and offer their employees a great working environment.

About the role: 

  • Complete product specifications, external and internal, using customer portals where required
  • Compile any additional information to be attached to specifications, risk assessment, nutrition, micro, packaging, etc
  • Artwork checks
  • Attend project meetings to then liaise with the rest of the department
  • Supplier approval of new and existing raw material
  • Upkeep of supplier raw material database, risk assessments, VACCP TACCP
  • Member of the VACCP /TACCP team
  • Complete and manage the export documentation

The Ideal Candidate: 

  • Must have previous experience of writing specifications.
  • Have had previous experience working within a food manufacturing or food service environment and have sound working knowledge of Food Law including, allergen management and legal labelling requirements for different types of food and drink products.
  • Understand the supplier approval process, specifications and have managed supplier databases. Supplier approval knowledge would be preferred.
  • Retailer specification knowledge is desirable.

We are really looking for someone who has previous experience of writing specifications so if this sounds like it could be you, then please get in touch for immediate consideration.

What’s on offer: 

  • Hours: Monday to Friday 08:30am – 17:30pm
  • Salary between £30,000 – £35,000 DOE
  • Free Parking
  • Company pension *6% employer contribution (*subject to contract)
  • 25 days holiday + Bank holidays
  • Company sick pay
  • 4 x Death in Service
  • Wellbeing initiatives – £25 towards eye tests, £90 contribution to prescription lenses, free legal and financial helpline and mental health support, virtual GP

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