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DATE ADDED: Tue 04/12/2018

Specifications Technologist (Food) - IMMEDIATE START

Scunthorpe, UK

JOB TYPE: Temporary


Brewster Partners are pleased to be working with a leading chilled food manufacturing business who supply their products to leading supermarket brands in the UK as they look to hire an interim Specification Technologist with a good knowledge of the chilled food industry. Candidates must have experience using Oracle and have a technical background. This position is ongoing for a few weeks and the ideal candidate will be available to start ASAP.


Duties to include:

Manage specifications ensuring customer needs are met.

Be involved in Label sign-off (Purple File)

Attend project meetings as and when required

To be able to set up and amend label information.

Specification writing.

Play a central role in the Technical function providing administration and information to various departments

Communicate with all departments within and outside the Technical Department as appropriate.

To personally ensure that all aspects of Due Diligence (Food Safety, Quality and Legislation) are adhered to.

To personally take the appropriate and reasonable action in the event of witnessing a breach (or potential breach) of Food Safety, Quality or Legislation.

Ensure that their knowledge is kept up to date with regard all legal aspects to pack information generation.

Manage a small team of specification writers, ensuring their training and development is up to date and ongoing, through the effective use of the appraisal system.

Be Health and safety aware.

KPIs – see board report e.g. Spec completion.


To be considered for this role you will need:

* To be available immediately
* Experience in retailer specification systems
* Experience of computer systems (Oracle)
* Experience in food information regulations
* Experience of BRC Global Food Standards criteria
* Experience of customer Codes of Practice
* Experience of working in a fast paced, chilled food manufacturing business
* Good communication skills at all levels of the business
* To be a team player
* To be self-motivated with the ability to work on your own initiative
* Good organisational skills


This is an exciting role working for a leading business in the chilled food sector. This position is paid through the Brewster Partners Group on a temporary basis, salary negotiable. Please feel free to call Claire Lukey on (Apply online only)

Brewster Partners Business Office Support is a division of the Brewster Parters Recruitment Group focusing on the recruitment of talent in administration, business support, HR, sales, marketing and purchasing jobs in in South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire, East Yorkshire, North Yorkshire, Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire. If you are interested in discussing this job in more detail or any other aspect of business and office support recruitment we would really like to hear from you. Please visit our website at (url removed) for more information
Role: Specifications Technologist (food) - IMMEDIATE START
Job Type: Temporary
Location: Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire,

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