Product Quality & Specification Lead

Location Dungannon, County Tyrone
Job type Permanent
Salary Negotiable
Published 4 months ago
Contact Jamie Donnelly
Job ref JD670_1594043254

Job description

Product Quality & Specification Lead

Location: Dungannon, Co. Tyrone

Salary: Highly Competitive

Grafton Specialist Recruitment has been retained to recruit a Product Quality & Specification Lead based in Dungannon, Co. Tyrone.

The Role

  • To ensure that specifications including on-line customer specifications, and other systems are accurate
  • To be involved with the specification sign off process to ensure all legalities and customer requirements are adhered to, and that all department managers approve all specifications prior to launch in a timely manner.
  • To liaise with management, production staff and customers on a regular basis with regards to product specifications including product butchery and quality.
  • To complete annual reviews on all specifications and review Customers Specifications when required.
  • To create and maintain Quality Contracts, Visual Aids & Quality Attribute Standards, and subsequent processing documentation such as recipe sheets and product information databases
  • To attend all Production/NPD Factory Trials and provide Technical input into the success of these.
  • To assist in preparation and take part in customer visits, audits and NPD presentations
  • To build relationships with customers around product quality and specification management.
  • To take responsibility in investigating customer complaints in relation to product quality and give feedback where there is potential for continuous improvement
  • To complete store visits as per schedule.
  • To travel to and attend meetings with customers including other sites
  • Communication with management and customers should be accurate and professional at all times in both written and verbal communications
  • This particular role may be asked to support other areas of the technical department.


  • At least 2 years experience within the Food Industry
  • Working knowledge of product specifications with at least 1 years experience.
  • Previous experience of working with customers and particular UK retailers
  • Strong IT skills and working experience of all the Microsoft applications
  • Knowledge of ERP systems
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to lead with authority, whilst maintaining good relations with colleagues across business functions
  • Excellent organisation skills and attention to detail
  • Self-driven and an ability to work on own initiative
  • Proactive approach to problem solving
  • Drive to learn new things and enthusiasm to progress
  • To be flexible to work weekends and evenings when and if required

In return

You will receive a fantastic package, the opportunity to work for a key player in the industry and the opportunity to develop your career in a supportive environment.

Contact Details & Deadline

To be considered for this position, please forward your CV to Jamie at at Grafton Recruitment OR call him on 02890323333

The Grafton Specialist Team is a dedicated division within Grafton Recruitment, focused on providing Permanent, Contract & Temporary staffing solutions across; Construction, Engineering, Accountancy & Finance, Financial Services & Insurance, Health & Safety, HR, IT, Sales & Marketing, Senior Manufacturing, Procurement & Supply Chain & Medical, Health & Social Care.

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