Head of Quality

  • Permanent
  • Ref #394427TMO
  • Posted 2 weeks ago
  • Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa, Africa
  • Food Industry & Scientific, Production
Employer Description

My client operates a world-class food-ingredients milling and blending service for its customers nationally

Job Description

The successsful applicant will be responsible for the following:

  • Perform Verification and validation activities related to Laboratory standards (eg. procedure validations).
  • Ongoing support to technical laboratory staff related to daily problem solving of product/production related issues.
  • Adhering to food safety requirements as laid down by the company and the company’s Food Safety Certification Standards
  • Support to QA Manager (QA Head of Department).
  • Reporting writing and Presentation of progress on projects to management.
  • Focus on problem solving of food ingredient / food production issues
  • Have a deep knowledge of and insight into food chemistry.
  • Responsible for leading Projects to the successful completion thereof within set time frames.
  • Coordinate and conduct training for internal employees and upgrade older procedures as required.
  • Daily administrative tasks related to the job portfolio
  • Daily Filing of testing and food safety required paperwork


  • Matric
  • B Tech Chemistry with Microbiology or BSc with Chemistry / Biochemistry with Microbiology  or Equivalent


  • Food processing / production
  • Leading of projects especially in the subject of Chemistry
  • Good knowledge of laboratory equipment and interpretation of results obtained from HPLC, LC-MS, NIR and similar scientific testing equipment.
  • Team Player
  • 10 years managerial experience

Salary / Package

R800k (CTC) Neg on Experience


  • Provident Fund
  • Medical Aid
  • Group Life