Group Specification Manager (FMCG, Manufacturing) BLUG41277

Birmingham, West Midlands
Excellent Competitive Salary
23 Sep 2016
20 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Group Specification Manager (FMCG, Manufacturing) BLUG41277

Excellent Competitive Salary

At a location to suit throughout the UK

Our Client currently have an exciting opportunity for a Group Specifications Manager.

Come and join a great bunch here; they’re doing their bit to help millions of people live a happy and healthy lifestyle each and every day.

At the core of everything they do are their people: without them, they simply wouldn’t be a market-leading food and drink specialist.

Their typical employee is friendly, hard-working and passionate about what they do.

And by showing such commitment to them, they reward their team members with a lovely place to work and the chance to achieve their potential; with plenty of opportunities for personal development.

Your role will be to manage the Group Specifications Function – involving managing a team of Group Specifications Technologists, ensuring all retailer critical paths relating to specifications and artworks are achieved across the Group.

Also responsible for completing and maintain retailer specifications at one or more of the designated sites across the Hain Daniels Group reporting into the Group Compliance Manager. 

You will work with the necessary departments to help approve artwork and advert campaigns ensuring it is correct to the specification and legal for the designated site.

You will be responsible for keeping up to date with customer policies and legal changes / amendments and advise the business on changes that are required and support the specification function across the group via cross training activities and absence cover.

The perfect candidate for this role will have:

• Food based qualification

• Retailer specification portal certification preferred

  • Experience in in the food industry

    • Retailer specs experience in a similar role preferred

    • Proficient in the completion of retailer and foodservice specifications

    • Experience in labelling guidelines and legislation

    • Good communication skills with internal and external customers

    • Management experience

    • Strong organisational skills

    • Attention to detail 

    So if you have all of the above experience, and feel like you would be perfect for this role, then please apply now!

    This is a Blue Octopus Recruitment Ltd vacancy who are operating as an employment agency. Once you have clicked to apply for this vacancy, we will then send you more information on the role including a copy of the application form via email.