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Specifications Specialist(Job Number: 15000DEY) - Englewood Cliffs, NJ


Unposting Date

 : Jul-22-2015, 8:59:00 PM


 : Full-time

Primary Location

 : United States-New Jersey-Englewood Cliffs-Englewood Cliffs -800 Sylvan


 : Day Job


 : Research/Development


 : No 



Specifications Specialist

Job Summary

         Supports the implementation of regional / local technical specifications.

         Works and interacts with project teams to deliver projects OTIF.

         Works and interacts with supply chain teams, business teams, co-pack manufacturing team, and greater R&D function supporting the business needs.

         Supports local specification team in driving data integrity in a common way of working in NA.


Key Duties and Responsibilities


         Supports R&D and business innovations with accurate and complete product specification entry.

         Interacts with internal R&D developers as part of a business category.

         Supports Formula & Label Compliance team in a coordinated effort to pursue project timeliness and accurate data flow.

         Works with R&D, Contract manufacturing and QA in co-packer manual generation and maintenance for category appropriate products.

         Actively understands and supports the development and deployment needs in Food solution and Retail businesses.

         Maintains good, open, internal communication with various departments to ensure projects are delivered OTIF.

SMT Team

         Supports the SMT group with, E-Z requests and other administrative type functions if needed.

         Executes agreed SMT project resource allocation in category of expertise.

         Ensures product specification integrity in category work.

         Pursues product specification integrity in co-packer manual process.

         Quickly troubleshoots and/or seeks support to resolves issues when they occur.


         Operates semi-independently with occasional supervision and coaching.

         Drives continuous improvement daily in self-work processes and often identifies opportunities for improvement in SMT.

         Motivated to learn and drive personal development.

         Actively participates in weekly team meetings.


 Key requirements

 BS in Food Science, Biology or equivalent required Knowledge and experience in Food or Food Service business Industry preferably in specification process and requirements a plus. Proven ability to interact positively in a team, influence others and demonstrate leadership. Strong computer skills with SAP and Interspec a plus.



Unilever offers a competitive compensation package which includes: Medical & Dental Plans, Life Insurance, including eligible spouses, domestic partners & children; Health Care Flexible Spending, Dependent Care, Retirement & Savings Plans, Tuition Reimbursement, Paid Vacation and Holidays.


Please note: as part of the job application, you will be asked to complete pre-screening questions. Completion of the pre-screening questions is mandatory in order to be considered. Please allow yourself plenty of time to complete both the application and pre-screening questions. If the pre-screening questions are partially answered or not at all, it will adversely affect the progress of your application. Please be aware that you will have to complete the pre-screening questions at once as you will be unable to return to it later.


Employment is subject to verification of pre-employment drug-screening results and background investigation.

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