Food Technologist (CR339)

Thursday, 5 December, 2019
Feliciano Cardoso     074 316 0388

Our client in Paarl is looking for a Food Technologist to join their team.  The successful candidate will take responsibility for the various quality systems of the factory as well as some additional functions.




  • Compile and reconcile in-house and customer specifications for all manufactured products.
  • Give customer product specifications for specific orders to Quality Controller/Production/Filling Department to standardize/manufacture product accordingly.
  • Allocate products according to quality and decide which products must be re-worked or rejected.
  • Investigate all quality problems and make recommendations to General Manager.
  • Assist Fruit Receiving in evaluating raw products when required.
  • Ensure that all laboratory instruments’ calibrations are done and arrange external services annually.
  • Take stock of equipment and chemicals in laboratory
  • Internal Audit forms and file
  • Certificate of Analysis
  • Liaise with company’s management representative.
  • Ensure that all parties concerned are familiar with applicable procedures/policies.
  • Manage the Corrective Action (non-conformance) System:  Receive internal and external customer complaints, do an enquiry and initiate corrective action (ensure confidentiality of customer and work towards continuous improvement of systems and customer satisfaction).



  • Degree in Food Science or Microbiology
  • 2-5 years’ experience as a Food Technologist
  • Thorough and accurate with strong management & organizational skills
  • Independent and the ability to show initiative
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to prioritise and manage time effectively to deadlines.
  • Strong computer literacy, especially with Excel and Word
  • Fully bilingual in Afrikaans & English with additional African language an advantage 



R20 000 per month CTC


Please use the following reference number in the subject line of your email:  CR339 when applying for this position. Please submit your CV in Word Format, salary expectation and notice period to  Kindly consider your application unsuccessful should you not receive feedback within 1 week.