Specifications Technologist

Specification Technologist

Longford/Westmeath - Permanent

An exciting opportunity for a Specifications Technologist to become a key member of the R&D Team for a food manufacturing site in Longford has arisen. The company are a global organisation with 12+ sites across Europe and are looking to expand their exisiting team. This is an excellent opportunity to become part of a fast paced and dynamic food manufacturing organisation. 

You will work alongside other members of the R&D Team including the R&D Manager, Senior Product Development Technologist & the Artwork Coordinator.  You will also liaise with various other departments within the business including quality, procurement, NPI & Sales and communicate with the relevant Customer Technologists in relation to Specification queries, progression, updates etc.


  • Point of contact for customer specifications on both site and Regional level
  • Preparation of specifications for customers (on line & paper based) accurately & on time with a right first time approach
  • Coordinate customer spec queries/updates for site
  • Create QAS and any extra requirements in terms of attachments required for specs i.e. artwork, BRC etc
  • Liaise with all relevant teams internally for up to date information for spec population
  • Product Development Support when required
  • Artwork Coordinator Support when required


  • Qualification in Food Science beneficial
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Accuracy with key to detail is essential
  • Some experience with retail specification systems is essential for this position


The Next Step for you: 

Should this position be of interest to you please forward your  CV to Kate Curran at Next Generation Recruitment via the Apply button.

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