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JOB TITLE: Specification Technologist   SALARY: £30k per year    ADDED: 21-09-2021

JOB TYPE: Permanent LOCATION: Tiverton, Devon, England

Specification Technologist

Combination of Home and Office Based Role

My client, a leading and award winning FMCG manufacturer is currently seeking a Specification Technologist to join their Compliance Team based out of either Tiverton or Birmingham sites but you will be required to support other sites where appropriate. The role is a hybrid role and will be home and office based.  It is anticipated (2/3 days' office) with some travel to other sites as needed also.
This role involves ensuring all Customer Technical Specifications are completed in the correct level of detail and in accordance with required timescales.
The role involves the ability to prioritise and organise an often varying and changing workload with differing levels of pressure and always maintain a positive can-do attitude.

The successful Specification Technologist duties will include:
Managing specifications
Maintaining the supplier database and supplier audit information
Ensuring that the specs are reviewed and monitored
Ensuring Risk assessments of Raw Materials are carried out
Carrying out internal audits of site systems and procedures ensuring follow up of any corrective actions
Requesting accreditation certificates and reports from suppliers
Conducting trending on supplier performance
Building 2 way relationships with suppliers
Approval of Packaging Specifications
Checking Artwork

Specification Technologist Key skills required for the role include

Retailer Specification experience
Previous food/drink/pharma experience
Knowledge of Quality Management Systems
Excellent attention to detail and good understanding of food legislation, HACCP
Desired Experience of auditing or dealing with auditor's
Good communication skills

In return my client offers a good salary plus excellent benefits commensurate with a large organisation.
This role is commutable from Taunton, Exeter, Tiverton, Honiton and surrounding areas

This role may suit a candidate that has previously worked as a Raw materials spec technologist, specifications technologist, specification technologist