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Specifications Technologist

Job Title: Specifications Technologist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hitchin
Salary: 20000 - 26000
Contact Name: Rachael Roberts
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 3 years ago

Job Description

ElevateRTC are working with one of the UK's leading food coatings company based in Hertfordshire who are looking to recruit a full time, permanent member of the specifications team, reporting to the Technical Manager. With manufacturing sites in Thailand, South Africa and Australia, this UK based site houses the Ingredients and Milling divisions. With an early finish on a Friday this is a great opportunity to join an experienced technical team on complete end to end specifications with customers.


  • Manage customer enquiries on product recipes and raw materials
  • Adding new products on to production system including packaging and technical requirements
  • Develop knowledge of key ingredients within coatings, seasoning blends, binders and thickeners
  • Keep up to date on EU Food Law alerts and Rapid Alerts
  • Manage customer expectations
  • Work with suppliers to ensure compliance with legislation

Person Specification;

  • Awareness of HACCP
  • Experience of using systems such as Sage and Creations
  • Knowledge and understanding of food technical standards
  • Experience of writing specifications
  • BSc or food related degree or relevant professional experience