Factory Technologist

Our client, based in Paarl, is looking for a young, dynamic Food technologist. The incumbents’ main focus will be to maintain and continually improve the Quality control systems and Food Safety Procedures.

Minimum Requirements   

3 years Degree in Food Science/BSC

Skills / Experience
• 2-5 years of related experience in food processing facility
• Computer literate
• Chemical Training
• Allergen / Segregation experien e will be an advantage
• Health and safety knowledge will be advantages

Required Competencies
• Excellent communication skills
• Time management skills
• Ability to work cross-functional
• Planning & co-ordinating
• Manufacturing knowledge
• Problem solver
• Attention to detail
• Assertive
• Motivated
• Analytical and Methodical
• Results orientated

Duties and Responsibilities
• Build good communication and relationship with operations/ NPD/ Procurement/ Own Team
• Pro-active & systematic approach to food safety
• Ensuring compliance with agreed customer product quality specifications 
• Ensuring compliance with all internal and external food safety and food quality policies (FSSC22000;
   M&S and In2Food Quality Management System and other customer requirements)
• Investigation customer complaints and identify root causes, propose and implement suitable
   solution and monitoring of improvements to ensure successful implementation
• Complete accurate trending documents and scorecards for the facility
• Manage QC tasting, samples, and feedback Duties and Responsibilities (Continue)
• Investigate product/process improvements and changes 
• Attend kitchen presentations when required with the NPD team 
• Ensure recipes are critically evaluated at each phase 
• Ensure that controls are drawn up at every process step 
• Lead, manage and support Quality Controllers to ensure that they are adequately trained and assessed.
• Training of factory colleagues when needed
• Form part of the Food Defense team for the facility
• Assist Senior Factory Technologist with effective pest prevention and control
• Manage and maintain all technical equipment
• Conduct internal audits and assist with external audits
• Assist with allergen management in stores and production areas

Interested candidates should send their applications to Arnout Bester at arnout@tsm.co.za
• Applications close on 31 May 2022
• If you have not been contacted within one (1) week of the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was not successful. 



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