NPD TECHNOLOGIST – meat & poultry

  • Permanent
  • Ref #8539LH
  • Posted 1 week ago
  • Sandton, Gauteng, South Africa, Africa
  • Food & Feed, Food Industry & Scientific
Employer Description

A well-known corporate

Job Description

My client is a well-known corporate who specializes in supplying Food ingredient products to the Meat and Poultry industries and is looking for an NPD Technologist.  Preferably BEE, the successful incumbent will be fully responsible for driving product development and R&D of ingredient solutions.  MUST be familiar with all relevant legislation – DOH, DAFF.  You will be formulating product within strict cost and performance parameters.  You will meet with the Sales team and with the client over product briefs and develop new products according to clearly laid-down specifications.  You will be responsble for managing the test kitchen and ensuring that there is adequate stock rotation of raw materials.  Conduct pilot plant trials and scale-up trials at the clients factories.  A very exciting position.

Qualifications

Minimally a Food Tech/ Science Qualification and at least 3 years PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT experience in the Meat and Poultry sectors.

Skills

Computer Literate; knowledge and ability to think with basic chemical analyses like Brix; pH; acidity. Attention to detail.

Salary / Package

R 280 000 CTC

Benefits

Included in package


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