Specifications Technologist


We are recruiting for a Specifications Technologist for our client in the Monaghan area.


Responsibilities & Accountabilities:

  • Create finished product specification as well as raw material, dry ingredient & packaging risk assessments and specifications
  • Management of the retailer & customer on line Specification Management Systems
  • Deal with customer technical queries and closing same out
  • Review & advise on new product labelling and ensure it complies with food labelling legislation
  • Transfer any legislation queries to relevant team or body

Key Experience and Skills:

  • Food Science & Technology
  • Proven track record in a similar role in a high-risk food environment
  • Good knowledge of EU Food Legislation, labelling legislation & Quid
  • 2 years plus experience in a technical or product development role
  • Experience with similar large retailer specification systems
  • Ability to work cross functionally with other departments
  • Action orientated to manage work volume with quality results
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity and work to seek out information regarding new specifications or technical queries
  • Focused on meeting customer needs at all times
  • Excellent informing skills, transferring information and knowledge regarding new legislation and compliance needs
  • Work integrity, supporting quality well written specifications
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Technical learning ability, taking on board new requirements and translating them into practical requirements for the business
  • Excellent written report writing skills
  • Excellent Word & Excel skills – Intermediate level
  • Outlook experience – Intermediate level


Salary €30k to €35k DOE

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