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Specifications Technologist

Job Reference : SSO-AMX-02316
Location : ATC - Maidenhead
Closing Date : 30/11/2017
Jobs Start Date :
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.

You will collate the information to write and approve finished product specifications for bakery goods across the entire range made by Allied Bakeries. You will use Hamilton Grant as well as retailer web based specifications systems such as JS Evolve, Asda Hive, Co-op Core and Tesco TTL.

The NPD/EPD programme here at Allied Bakeries is always exciting and fast-moving. Our Specifications Technologists work closely with the NPD team, investigating recipes and raw materials to ensure the new products will meet claims and adhere to brand policies. So you will be providing advice to colleagues on the technical aspects of new recipes.

You will be responsible for the technical approval of packaging by checking artwork against your specifications and ensuring the labels meet legal requirements and the individual customer style

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.

•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.