We are seeking an academically strong Specifications Technologist to join a global food manufacturing business initially on a 6 -12 month contract. This is a fantastic opportunity for candidates with a Food Science degree and relevant work experience to join one of the best teams in the food manufacturing industry.
Reporting to the R&D Manager you will be responsible for completion of identified data gaps within historical specifications & recipes to become auditable compliant and ready for the next phase pf the programme.
You will have the ability to connect effectively with a cross-section of R&D peers, with attention to technical data and accuracy is essential.
Completion of 80% gap identified across recipes, both internal and co-manufacturing finished good specifications, weak link documentations and general other data management across a variety of business owned systems.
Ensures best practise protocols and pathways for help guides are written to allow for the wider R&D team to be aware of updates and best practices for ongoing data management completion.
Specification and legacy recipe completion
Align on approvals of correct technical specifications and gap completion updates
Data management updates and protocol/approach training
Discuss specification parameters, align on agreed and signed final specifications
Communication on information sharing regarding active specifications and supplier approvals. Input for audits
First Degree or equivalent in a Food Science discipline.
Understanding of product & process development, ideally within Food Manufacturing and Consumer Goods (FMCG) environment
Experience in specification interpretation and documentation skills, including word & excel
Fluent in English and ideally at least one other language
Strong analytical skills and detail oriented – ability to interpret data and distil into useful and relevant information
Knowledge of product development and recipe interpretation
Ability to communicate effectively across all levels and all functions of the organisation.
Self-starter and self-motivating
Strives for high standards, seeks innovative solutions, drives continuous improvement of processes or methods and demonstrates a high degree of intellectual curiosity
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