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Food Technologist

Job Information
LocationRecruitment Agency / Vacancy in Cape Town, Waterfront
SalaryMarket Related
Job TypePermanent
EducationBSc/B-Tech in Food Technology
Experience8 years

Job Description

A food technologist is required at a well known retail company based in Cape Town.

Minimum Requirements

• Minimum of 8 years relevant experience.

• B-Tech Food Technology, BSc Food Science or relevant qualification

• In-depth knowledge of and experience in Food Microbiology; Food Chemistry and Laboratory Practices

• Ability to assess risk and manage food safety.

• Strong integrator - proven ability to work within a matrix and across Business Units

• Ability to benchmark best practices internationally

• Project manage implementation into the supply chain

• Strong analytical and problem solving ability

• Wide and deep knowledge of a broad spectrum of food products and the food industry

• Strong sourcing of service providers experience

• Financial skills - ability to draw up and manage budgets and to cost projects and products

• Ability to transfer and develop skills across Foods

• Policy and procedure development skills. Basic Strategy development skills - Ability to provide input into appropriate Technical strategies and interpret strategy into operating plans

Job Specification

• Laboratories

• Measure and report on SLA delivery

• Compile guidelines and standards for supplier and contracting labs and audit them against these

• Report and follow up on non-conformances

• Build relationships with service providers

• Benchmark available labs

• Compile and maintain list of preferred labs for required tests

• Manage accounts with lab

• Coordinate Workgroups (Micro and Chemistry)

• Focus on and resolve topical issues

• Ensure groups meet as agreed

• Drive the updating of manuals and guidelines through the workgroups

• Arrange presentations and talks of topical issue

• Test methodologies, Laboratory Practices and Quality Management Systems

Should you meet the requirements for this position, please email your CV to or fax to 086 718 2245. You can also contact Chanel on 011 234 6868/9.

Correspondence will only be conducted with short listed candidates. Should you not hear from us within 3 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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