Specifications Technologists

Posted 10 May 2024
LocationKiveton Park
Job type Permanent - Full Time
Discipline Internal
Job FunctionOperations
Contact NameMelissa Chandler
Expiry date 15 May 2024

Job description

Why Greencore?

We’re a leading manufacturer of convenience food in the UK and our purpose is to make every day taste better.  We’re sure you’ve tried our products because we supply food for the all the major supermarkets in the UK!


Our site in Kiveton employs over 600 and is the UK’s largest quiche bakery, producing more than 42 million quiche each year along with a wide range of ready meals and soups.


As Specifications Technologist you will ensure all customer specifications, pack copies and artwork are accurately set up and key customer documentation is produced in line with critical path timescales and launch deadlines

  • Set up approval for external specifications and relevant technical information in accordance with customer requirements
  • Review copy artwork, in line with updated customer technical and labelling policies, and include all regulatory changes that will impact on the accuracy of the pack information and labelling
  • Document procedures to ensure that internal and customer compliance is met, and the relevant process development practices are adopted
  • Reviewing raw material specification content to develop “gold standard” specifications for each raw material to improve compliance
  • Validation of specifications and processes to identify synergies and scope for consolidation through a continuous improvement process
  • Operate in compliance with Health Safety and Environment policy to ensure that the working environment remains safe for all colleagues

What we’re looking for

We’re not all the same at Greencore and our differences help us to make every day taste better for all our stakeholders. We truly put our people at the core and are proud of our diversity.

  • Experience of working within a similar role within food manufacturing and have knowledge of writing specifications for retailers.
  • Strong communication and influencing skills and be comfortable in dealing with a wide range of people at all levels.
  • Someone comfortable managing multiple tasks and delivering results against tight deadlines.
  • Talent to analyse information alongside the ability to transfer the data accurately and clearly within reports.
  • Someone who has completed your Food Safety and Health and Safety at Level 2.
  • Good understanding of specifications system and be computer literate to a strong level.
  • Desired: Legal Label Training experience

If this sounds like you join us, grow with Greencore and be a part of driving our future success.

What you’ll get in return

  • Competitive salary and job-related benefits
  • Holidays
  • Pension up to 8% matched
  • Company share save scheme
  • Greencore Qualifications
  • Exclusive Greencore employee discount platform
  • Access to a full Wellbeing Centre platform

Throughout your time at Greencore, you will be supported with on the job training and development opportunities to further your career.