Specifications Technologist

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Specifications Technologist

Full Time Permanent

Rogerstone, Newport

Competitive Salary + Benefits


Recruitment Solutions Workforce are proud to be working with a national Food Manufacturer and are looking to recruit a Specifications Technologist to join their team at their site based in Rogertstone, South Wales. The site produces ‘best in class’ ready meals, predominantly for M&S. It is a fast paced, dynamic environment where no two days are the same, making it a great place to work.


Reporting to the Specifications Manager, your key responsibilities will include:

  • Supporting on the completion of retailer and company branded finished product specifications for the site, including NPD/EPD, packaging redesigns, and specification reviews and updates.
  • Establishing and maintaining robust specification review systems to meet customer, site, and legislative requirements.
  • Supporting the concept development team on the completion of customer NPD sample submission forms and ingredient declaration documents.
  • Working closely with Process and Technical teams to gather, check and interpret relevant information for specifications.
  • Checking and approving artwork.
  • Maintaining the QUID raw material and nutrition databases, ensuring all raw material, allergens and nutritional information is correct.



About You:

This is a great opportunity to join a highly successful site and we’re keen to hear from people with the following skills and experience:

  • Educated to HND or Degree level in a Food related discipline.
  • Ideally, at least one year’s experience in a specifications role, or in an NPD/Technical function.
  • Some experience in the completion and auditing of retailer/customer finished product specifications.
  • Demonstrable knowledge and understanding of food manufacturing processes.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, able to work well with colleagues at all levels, to drive changes and identify improvements.
  • Proactive with a ‘can do’ attitude, able to work well under pressure and plan and prioritise a busy workload to meet deadlines.
  • Logical and systematic approach to problem solving and good attention to details.
  • Able to work well as part of a team, willing to support peers and collaborate to achieve objectives.
  • PC literate with good IT skills.


Competitive salary + benefits



To apply, please send your CV to Rachel.Sheehy@rswltd.co.uk

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