• Technical, Quality & NPD
  • SE Wales

Specifications Technologist -884276

The Position:

 Assist in training the technical team to increase their legal labelling and FIR knowledge.

Raw Materials:

  • Be the key point of contact for technologists and suppliers.
  • Review and maintenance of raw material specifications.
  • Challenging suppliers, ensuring requests for information / Food safety questions are resolved / answered promptly within the critical path timescales
  • Check & approve relevant Raw Material specifications for legality and accuracy thereby ensuring correct specs enter the business & ensuring raw material specifications cover the ever changing customer & business technical requirements.
  • Highlighting any errors/ amend Raw material specifications coming into the business and make sure they are up to date with any relevant changes.
  • Make sure all raw material specifications are in the correct business format.
  • Conducting supplier visits
  • Maintaining Supplier /raw material risk assessment – Creating and maintenance of raw material testing plan to meet customer requirements and risk assessment requirements.
  • Palm oil Documentation maintenance and RSPO accreditation compliance including Training Key personal.


  • Constant drive, enthusiasm and self-motivation with ability to motivate others
  • Committed, disciplined and well organised.
  • Team Player • Able to communicate effectively with people at all levels of the business.
  • Ability to work under pressure.

Experience, skills and knowledge will include:

  • Proven knowledge and experience of legal labelling, FIR, specifications and pack copy, artwork processes and on-line proofing
  • Project management skills to ensure products are fully FIR compliant
  • Attention to detail – checking pack copy and artworks, spotting errors and inconsistencies.
  • Planning and organising and able to deal with lots of artworks in different categories at the same time.
  • Legal Labelling and FIR experienced in the technical and legal requirements of NPD and retail food packaging.


Our Referral Incentive:

Due to the high amount of interest that we receive for each of our roles unfortunately we cannot respond to each application individually, therefore if you do not hear back from us you have not been shortlisted for this role. Please continue to check our website for any other roles  which may be of interest.

We offer a £500 referral if you introduce someone we place – see our website for details

We regret that this client is not prepared to sponsor work permit or work permit transfer applications. Candidates must be able to prove their eligibility to work in the UK




To apply for this job email your details to info@rp-ltd.com.

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