Specifications Technician

Posted 28 February 2024
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
Discipline Food Manufacturing / FMCG
Contact NameSophie Brown

Job description

Specifications Technician
County Kilkenny
Monday - Friday Office Hours
Attractive Salary

Vickerstock are excited to be working in partnership with one of the nations leading manufacturers of protein products for retail and foodservice customers, dedicated to providing great tasting, high quality food products.
This is an exciting opportunity for you to be part of a culture that values innovation, quality, sustainability and customer satisfaction. You will also be provided with strong opportunities to develop your career, learn new skills and make a positive impact.

As a Specifications Technician you will be responsible for generating and maintaining accurate finished product specifications for all products and manage the specification process.
Key Duties

  • Set up customer specifications, generating and submitting pack copy to meet customer and legal requirements.
  • Coordinate technical signing off of all new products including product testing through to completion.
  • Manage artwork processes including reviewing and ensuring all back of pack information is accurate and in line with the technical labelling policies.
  • Support product development process and work closely with teams to understand technical capabilities and practicalities.
  • Undertake due diligence and product compliance with customer technical policies, current labelling standards and all regulatory changes that will impact back of pack information.
  • Complete nutritional and technical benchmarking where required.

You must have

  • Must have a Food Science/relevant degree.
  • Experience working with specifications.
  • High attention to detail, methodical and well organised and uses own initiative.
  • Ideally experience working with retailers.

Working hours will be Monday - Friday 8am to 5pm and salary in return will be negotiable depending on experience (more information at application stage).

If this sounds like the career move you've been after and would like to hear more, pick up the phone to Sophie now on 01 5267473 or send an updated CV - in Word format - via the link on the page (or email).
If this opportunity doesn't quite get the taste buds flowing but like me you are passionate about food, let's get a chat and see how I can help grow your career.