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FOOD TECHNOLOGIST


CLOSING DATE: 2019-09-27
Region: Cape Winelands
Nearest Town: Paarl
Job Type: Permanent
EE Status: No
Package/Salary: Negotiable
Details: The successful candidate will report to the Quality Assurance Manager and the responsibilities will include the following:

Job Duties & Responsibilities:
• Investigate and solve any microbiological issues on components and final products.
• Investigate and solve any quality issues on components and final products.
• Trend and act customer complaints.
• Trend and act return to manufacturer (RTV’s).
• Perform shelf life testing on final products.
• Ensure that weights and appearance of final products are correct.
• Conduct product audits on products.
• Conduct internal audits.
• Improve existing processing, methods and technology.
• Research new processing, methods, materials and technology.
• Implement corrective and preventative action.
• Liaise with customers re any queries, customer complaints and other quality issues.
• Accompany customers in factory when visiting.
• Attend weekly customer QC tasting sessions.
• Give feedback to customers re customer complaints.
• Act on customer complaint and RTV trends
• Attend factory trials of own product category and pre-production.
• Assist with Validations of processes in terms of the food safety Management system
• Part of Food Safety team.
• Implement corrective and preventative actions with regards to internal investigations and Food safety team meetings.
• Must have a valid driver’s license and own vehicle

Our ideal candidate must have:

• A recognized tertiary qualification in Food Technology/Food Science;
• An assertive, team spirited, proactive and hands-on approach;
• Willingness to learn;
• Ability to work independently or as part of a team;
• A strong Technical ability;
• Knowledge of Food Safety Management principles and Good Manufacturing
• Practices.
• A sound knowledge of Food processing
• Microsoft Office literacy

Other attributes would include:

• Analytical approach;
• Attention to detail;
• Problem solving skills;
• Strong personality with a high sense of discipline and organizing skills;
• Dynamic person who will make a difference;
• A strong team player.

Send Your MS Word CV to marizanne@carpediemrecruitment.co.za with an indication of your current and expected salary package

Date added: 4.9.2019  Hits: 166

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