Specification Technologist

  • Technical
  • Oldford, Frome
  • This position has been filled.

Andros is an industrial, family-owned company based in south west France with a turnover of over 2.5 billion Euros. It is a leading European fruit transformation and chilled dairy producer manufacturing the internationally famous brand Bonne Maman, as well as many private label products.

Bonne Maman has seen significant success in the UK over recent years becoming brand leader of the jam category in 2013 and is now a major player in chilled desserts and yogurt. Bonne Maman is known for its simple, great quality, natural products evoking a homely welcoming and trustworthy brand.

To support our growth we are now seeking a specification technologist to join the Technical team.

Main tasks and responsibilities:

· Complete product specifications, external and internal, using customer portals where required

· Compile any additional information to be attached to specifications, risk assessment, nutrition, micro, packaging, etc

· Artwork checks

· Attend project meetings to then liaise with the rest of the department

· Supplier approval of new and existing raw material

· Upkeep of supplier raw material database, risk assessments, VACCP TACCP

· Member of the VACCP /TACCP team

· Complete and manage the export documentation


· Retailer specification knowledge is required

· Supplier approval knowledge would be preferred


· Excellent communicator

· Motivated and enthusiastic.

· Contentious and thorough work approach

· Logical and analytical approach.

· Continuous improvement mentality

· Hard working, highly orgainised and efficient

· To inspire and positively influence others

· To be able to show vision and have ambition to make change happen.

· Organisational skills.

Company Package

Market Leader in their products and sector
Company pension 6% employer contribution (Salary exchange)
Childcare vouchers (Salary exchange)
25 days holiday + Bank holidays
Company sick pay
4 x Death in Service
Long service recognition
Wellbeing initiatives – Free flu jabs, free eye tests, £90 contribution to prescription lenses
Job Types: Full-time, Permanent