Well known company in the W/C has a vacancy for the abovementioned who will develop products, concept through to launch, in the culinary category. This exciting role is open to Food Scientists who can work under pressure and adaptable, who understand that the needs of clients are ever evolving. Due to the nature of the role, the incumbent will be required to travel. Should you have any queries call Antoinette or Kaylin on 0861 FENRIS (336747).

Responsibilities:

Understanding and interpreting customer briefs correctly.
Follow through to completion, of customer Sauces and Condiments briefs within given customer (including internal) requirements and deadlines.
Preparing own development samples for application work.
Updating and capturing formulatory information in SharePoint Systems.
Effective communication with Sector Head and Commercial in completing customer briefs.
Final product design and application, according to target costs and briefs received.
Preparing of final product and application ideas for presenting to customers, in conjunction with Innovations Development Chef.
Partaking in trials in production environments (internal or external).
Manage own projects.
Drafting of technical documentation and product specifications.
Determining shelf life of new commercialisations.
Maintain documents and records of projects, formulations and raw materials.
To provide technical expertise, advice and assistance pertaining to all Sauces and Condiments products and ingredients to customers.
Good knowledge and understanding of the current food legislation.
Accurately work under pressure.
Planning, execution and interpretation of sensory information internally and on behalf of customers.
Become familiar with sector specific equipment.

Requirements:
BSc Food Science/Diploma in Food Technology or Consumer Science – Min. 3 Yrs post Qualification experience in food industry
Understanding of food production processes
Culinary and seasoning product development experience preferred as well as application and processing experience.
Proficient in Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Presentation skills
Good communications skills
Cooking and culinary skills preferred
Sensory Evaluation experience preferred
Flexibility to work in other sectors.
Own Transport and willing to travel


Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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