Artwork & Specifications Manager

Operating as part of the central Technical function, you will manage the Artwork & Specifications Team, ensuring all product specifications and artwork is compliant with legislative requirements and company standards.

Key accountabilities

  • Manage the performance and development of the artwork and specifications team including their programme of activity, allocating business projects to the right individuals
  • Manage business project delivery to achieve regulatory labelling compliance from concept to launch, working with the Regulatory Manager and/or Head of Technical to resolve issues when appropriate
  • As well as managing others to deliver business projects, you will also lead business projects from a compliance perspective yourself
  • Ensure compliance with all quality, food safety, legal and customer requirements for finished product specifications and artwork, developing our systems and processes where required
  • Responsible for the development and adherence to the nutrition sampling and testing schedules
  • Ensure key metrics and KPIs are reported every period to the business
  • Contribute to the Quality Management System and support the business to achieve relevant audits

What does "great" look like?

Great Judgement
  • Able to effectively lead and motivate team to deliver on objectives and tasks.
  • High regard for compliance with standards, able to develop and implement processes and procedures.
Cultural Fit
  • Aligned with our culture and values, working collaboratively with others.
  • Excellent levels of self-awareness and strong management skills: develops self and others.
Motivated to Make a Difference
  • Highly motivated to achieve outstanding results through self & others, focusing on continuous improvement.

Experience and Skills

  • Degree qualified or equivalent industry experience with detailed understanding of food product specifications, labelling legislation and/or retailer requirement.
  • Experience of working with procurement, NPD & marketing teams.
Closing date for applications: 01 February 2019
Position: 12 month Fixed Term Contract
Location: Biggleswade - Head Office

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