Specification Technologist - fixed term contract 12 months
2d ago

Description :

Have you dreamt of developing an exciting career within a global company?

A company that has a focus on innovation leadership among its well-loved brands, driven by genuine consumer insights? If you believe you can help to strengthen the current R&D team that supports the Kellogg’s European business, then see if you have the talents that we are looking for.

You will operate in a collaborative culture ensuring the future success of the business is delivered by maintaining and developing material specifications, within our product lifecycle system in line with recipe formulations.


As a Specifications Technologist you will be responsible for -

  • Reviewing and interpreting internal and supplier material specifications, considering compositional data, ingredient physical / chemical parameters, sensory attributes and nutritional content.
  • Accurate input of material specification data into our internal product lifecycle system, to ensure raw material specifications are maintained, up to date and robust.
  • Liaising with our Quality and Food Development teams to consider and advise on aspects of raw materials and possible impact to recipes and finished food products.
  • Completing specification reviews in a timely manner, taking ownership of own work flow, understanding that priorities can change.
  • Liaising with multiple departments in the business to ensure the product lifecycle system remains fit for purpose and drive improvements.

  • Fluency in English
  • Hold a degree in Food Science, Food Technology or equivalent.
  • Knowledge and ability to understand raw material specifications, ingredient physical / chemical parameters, cereal science and nutrition.
  • Technical knowledge of ingredient functionality in recipe formulation, and manufacturing processes.
  • High level of attention to detail and analytical mindset.
  • Ability to work autonomously with effective communication skills to build good relations across teams.
  • Show flexibility in the face of changing work demands, planning, prioritising and coordinating accordingly.
  • Growing and nurturing the world starts with our employees, which is why our tailor-made career growth programmes are just what you need to set yourself for success.

    With our extensive benefits package including flexible working, which enables you to take control of your work / life balance, we really have our people at the heart of our organisation.

    We strive to create a world where people are not just fed but fulfilled and a workplace where everyone can voice their opinions and are empowered to be their true selves.

    It’s each and everyone’s unique flavour that make up Kellogg’s recipe for success and the diversity of ideas, experiences and beliefs that fuel our future ready momentum and embolden our make it happen culture.

    Please note that we will only accept applications that are made to us via our Careers site. If you experience any difficulty when applying, please contact european.recruitment kellogg.com

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