Specifications Writer

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  • Location:

    Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey

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  • Salary:

    US$22 - US$27 per hour

  • Contact:

    Ben Champagne

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  • Published:

    11 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

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Job Title: Specifications Writer/Specialist (1st shift)

Location: Englewood Cliffs, NJ


To work with the Specification staff, interface with R&D and Supply Chain personnel in a manner as to support Specification Management team to deliver projects and programs.

Position Responsibilities (Expected Work):

The R&D Specification Temp is generally expected to be responsible for the following work activities:

  • Works independently to support the SMT team in the execution of projects and other Information System work plans.
  • Perform various data entry tasks, and data pulls from R&D Information Systems.
  • Actively participate with other team members working in R&D SMT Systems for complex R&D and Supply Chain initiatives involving specification systems.
  • Develop reports and spreadsheets to communicate new formulas and specifications.
  • Communicate effectively to members of immediate team, other corporate functional groups and Unilever plants & 3PM sites.


  • Meeting critical deadlines by maintaining order and structure in a multi-tasked work flow.
  • Maintaining active communications with Project Teams and other SMT team members in a manner that supports work flow and deadlines.
  • Learning new concepts quickly with minimal instruction and with a "take charge" approach.

Position Requirements:

  • BS in science: Food Science, Biology, Chemistry, Nutrition degrees preferred.
  • Must have strong organizational skills and able to work well in a fast paced corporate environment, independently and as part of a team.
  • Multi-tasking of responsibilities is key to the success of this position.
  • Strong working relationships in a team environment is a must.
  • Ability to prioritize workload to meet strict project deadlines.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Maintain confidential information.
  • Must have basic knowledge of Microsoft Office (specifically MS Excel).

Bonus Experience:

  • Office setting experience.
  • Foods experience a plus.
  • Knowledge of SAP and/or other manufacturing systems.

Monroe Staffing Services is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.