Product Information Specialist (Specifications) - Food Science Based in Somercotes, Derbyshire Competitive Salary Excellent Benefits One of the world's leading manufacturers of food products is currently looking to recruit a Product Information Specialist (Specification Technologist) in their UK office in Somercotes, Derbyshire. Offering a competitive salary plus excellent benefits this is a great chance to join a forward thinking and truly global business. The Role As part of the Product Information team responsibilities will include? o Playing a key role in generating product specifications for customers, ensuring that customer/retailer expectations are met o Handling and changing the ever-increasing level of information required for specifications and product information o Meeting short and changing deadlines, consistent with company policies, responding to customer technical enquiries by email/phone on a daily basis o Being a good team player while working as part of the Product Information Team o Communicating with colleagues within the team and other departments of the business. o Interpretation and maintenance of product and raw material data within the system to ensure the smooth functioning of the Product Information and Quality departments The Candidate The role will suit a degree-educated individual in a related Science subject (preferably Food Science), while previous experience within a Food Specification / Quality Assurance environment would be an advantage. You will be a well organised individual with strong attention to detail and a good sense of initiative, possessing excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the focus and drive to ensure customer satisfaction as well as maintaining excellent internal relationships. A good telephone manner and excellent communication skills will also be essential. Good IT skills will be required, with particular proficiency in MS Word and Excel necessary. The Company Operating globally, the company develop, manufacture and sell food ingredients, including dry seasonings, sauces and coatings systems, and supply a portfolio of major food manufacturers. This role may be suitable for you if you have a background in any of the following: Food Science Graduate, Nutrition Graduate, Quality Assurance Assistant, Technical Customer Support, QA Assistant, Specification Co-ordinator, Food Technologist. We are acting as a Recruitment Consultancy for this role.