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Specifications Technologist


Specifications Technologist

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THG Nutrition


Silverdale Interprise Park/Unit 2B Aspect Court, Newcastle ST5 6SS

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THG is a fast-moving, global technology business that specialises in taking brands direct to consumers. Our world-class proprietary tech and infrastructure powers our extensive portfolio of beauty, nutrition and lifestyle brands and is now helping drive exponential growth of our clients’ brands globally.  

We’re powered by a global team of over 10,000 ambitious people around the world. Our culture is fast-paced and entrepreneurial, it’s this DNA that has supported our incredible growth.

We’re always looking for individuals that can bring fresh and innovative thinking to THG, and play a part in driving the group forward on its exciting journey. So, if you’re ready to take the next big step in your career, challenge yourself every day and evolve with the world around you, THG is ready for you. 

THG’s Nutrition Manufacturing business is ever-growing and we want you to be a part of it!

Our end-to-end capabilities mean that our customers have a great experience – with quick delivery, fantastic choice and high quality products.

Whether its manufacturing 1 million snack bars a day in the heart of Snowdonia or developing brand new Protein flavours in Stoke-On-Trent… our contribution to the world of Nutrition and Wellness continues to grow.

Our aim is to continue to drive the development of high quality, market-leading products, while introducing new technologies to our manufacturing processes.

With that in mind, our People are at the heart of the business.

Our people are high performers with a keen eye for detail and desire for continuous improvement. Whether its Production Line Operatives or NPD Technologists, Sales Managers or Stock Controllers – each person plays a crucial role in our ability to be the best in the market.

If you want to be a part of the movement, apply below.


Specifications Technologist

Overall Purpose: Contribute to the overall R&D / Technical support given to customers by preparing finished product specifications in line with customer and legislation requirements. Maintain Formpak software to generate safety data sheets and product labels. Maintain raw material specifications.


Key Accountabilities and Tasks

· Create and maintain product specifications

· Maintain an auditable record of specifications sent to customers

· Maintain an auditable record of specification changes for products

· Maintain specifications and safety data sheets for raw materials

· Maintain supplier approval records

· Maintain record of allergen status of raw materials and finished products

· Create and maintain product safety data sheets using Formpak software

· Maintain information on product labelling

· HACCP team member

· Attend UKFA technical meetings

· Liaison with regulatory bodies as required

· Respond to customer questionnaires and requests for documents

· Work closely with the Managing Director, consult with external organisations and liaise with others on technical issues to ensure products meet current UK legislation

· Keep up to date with knowledge of food safety legislation and nutrition, new technology and raw materials

· Work closely with technical team to ensure customers receive swift, professional service

· Liaison with other Claremont departments / personnel as required

· Other tasks to support the business plan as and when required to ensure company business objectives are met

· Bring issues or non-conformances to attention of management, in particular if related to food safety


Key Skills & Experience

· Ability to review and process highly detailed specifications and product data

· Numerate and literate with excellent communication skills

· Ability to deliver clear and concise ideas and produce high quality documentation

· Proactive and organized with strong time management and planning skills

· Meticulous attention to detail and a proven ability to multi-task

· Able to meet deadlines and remain calm under pressure



Person Specification / Key Behaviours:

· Ideally have a Science Degree

· Be forward thinking, adaptable and practical

· Externally orientated and customer focused

· Self-starter capable of operating independently and remotely without direct day-to-day supervision

· Highly motivated and self-driven

· Committed and proactive

· Analytical and inquisitive with excellent attention to detail

· Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, comfortable dealing with people at all levels

· Reliable, flexible and co-operative



Because of the high volumes of applications our opportunities attract, it sometimes takes us time to review and consider them all. We endeavour to respond to every application we receive within 14 days. If you haven't heard from us within that time frame or should you have any specific questions about this or other applications for positions at THG please contact one of our Talent team to discuss further. 

THG is committed to creating a diverse & inclusive environment and hence welcomes applications from all sections of the community. 

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