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Specifications Technologist.





Job reference: CH/TNT/155

Posted 3 months ago

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Location: Manchester

Role Overview: Our client is currently seeking a specifications technologist based in Manchester. This is an excellent opportunity for an individual with experience of writing specifications for all the major retailers.

  • Join a leading FMCG manufacturer.
  • Take on the challenge of managing and approving specifications.
  • Assisting in looking at packaging solutions.

Company Overview

Our client is a leading player in their industry. They have achieved this by maintaining a strong commitment to consistent quality and innovation, while fostering an open, inclusive, and encouraging culture. With a forward-thinking approach to technology, they create an inspiring environment for individuals who are eager to make a difference.

Position Overview

The specification technologist plays a crucial role within the organisation, managing packaging projects and supporting the Senior packaging technologist in their day-to-day activities. The contributions of the packaging technologist are instrumental in ensuring the final product's quality, as packaging technology is vital in preserving the perfect condition of our client's products.


·         Create manage and maintain specifications for raw materials packaging and finished product to the required standard.

·         Completing and approving customer specifications, Pack copies and QAS’s to their required standard in a timely manner.

·         Have full working knowledge and key user of multiple customer portals including MCreate Erudus and Nutricalc to generate nutritional information for BOP etc. Maintain product quality safety and labelling.

·         Review product recipes. Manage and complete all customer requests and supplier approval. Allergen listings, Spreadsheets, Horizon scanning for information.

·         Coordinate all new information for new product specifications, transferring information into the factory and customer and customer requirements.

·         Supplying when requested packaging specifications to aid with customer new line forms. Ensuring that all packaging products meet set requirements and specifications.


·         Strong communication skills

·         Ability to use Word, Excel, Outlook, Adobe

·         Customer focussed, drives results and engagement.

·         Strong organisation skills, with effective time management.