Specifications Technologist

Job Reference : SSO-AMX-02316
Location : ATC - Maidenhead
Closing Date : 31/07/2017
Jobs Start Date : 14/08/2017
Salary : competitive
Department : ATC - Compliance & Information
Employer : ATC
Hours Per week : 37.5

ATC provides technical support to group companies and the advertised role will be working with products made by Allied Bakeries under brands such as  Kingsmill, Burgen and Allinson as well as major multiple retailer labels.

As part of the Technical Assurance team you will be responsible for writing, processing and approving finished product specifications including those specifications submitted on retailer web based systems such as JS Inspire, Asda Aspect and Tesco TTL. This will require that you maintain awareness of the individual retailer requirements.

Using our recipe management system you will support the NPD team with advice on recipes to achieve stated requirements.

If you're ready for a challenge, you've come to the right place - because Allied Milling and Baking is where opportunity goes to work!

Key Accountabilities:

•Timely completion and approval of final product specifications to satisfy customer requirements.


•In-depth understanding of the customer requirements and individual retailer web-based specification systems.

•Using Hamilton Grant Recipe Management System, calculation of nutrition and ingredient declarations as well as supporting NPD projects through recipe manipulation and calculations.

•Upload Back of Pack documents onto internal on-line packaging approval system.

•Conduct checks of new packaging to ensure accuracy and compliance against Pack Copy, Codes of Practice and Labelling Legislation

•Supporting Account Technical Managers with provision of technical and process information.


•Provision of product technical approval information for site external audits and ad hoc enquiries from customers.


Skills, qualifications and experience:

•Degree / equivalent in Food Science or related discipline is preferred.

•Previous experience in completing major retailer specifications is essential.

•Knowledge of Hamilton Grant or other recipe/specification management system is desirable.

•Good numeracy skills competent in the manipulation of technical data.

•Good time management skills and the ability to work to tight deadlines without compromising accuracy and attention to detail is crucial.

•Good understanding of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook is essential.