Junior Food Technologist Vacancy at Food Lover’s Market

EXTERNAL VACANCY ADVERT

We are currently recruiting for the following position: Junior Food Technologist   

Location: Western Cape

 

 SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES:

 This individual will closely work with National Food Technologist, Suppliers, Product Development division as well as the packaging coordinator (i.e. assigned designed company).

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Grade 12
  • Food Technology/Consumer Science / Food Science Degree will be a minimum qualification for this position
  • At least 1-3 Years working Foods experience in a FMCG food preparation environment.
  • PC Literate – need to work on company system recipes
  • Experience with Consumer Protection Act in a retail environment & compliance of new label legislation (R.146)
  • Sufficient knowledge and experience in Food Labelling Regulations
  • Sufficient knowledge and experience with various Food Safety Systems (GFSI, FSA, FSSC 2200, ect.)

 

KEY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Providing technical assistance to the Product Development Team
  • Assist with Management of Food Lovers Supplier Management System across the departments

 

PERSON SPEC:

  • Own Reliable Transport
  • Willing to travel frequently to visit stores/outlets often in remote/urban areas
  • High Energy Levels & a Passion for Retail/Food
  • Manage database of ingredient specification and food safety audits
  • Good understanding of regulations & acts with DOH & DAFF
  • Practice problem-solving techniques
  • Require minimum supervision and are able to work independently and schedule own work pace and task completion schedules
  • Have strong communication skills especially with customer liaisons
  • Have strong planning and organisational skills
  • Attention to detail

 

Please email your updated CV in Word format to gklaassen@fvc.co.za