Product Developer (Food Manufacturing) - neg

Thursday, 10 June, 2021
Desmaine     0218722648

Our client in Stellenbosch is looking for a Product Developer to take full responsibility for the operational activities of product development and trials.  

You will enjoy a great, goal orientated team environment with a supportive and respectful management team.

Job Responsibilities will include but not limited to:

Develop new products according to new product brief and client specification

Manage project activities

Evaluate, source and recommend raw and packaging materials and ensure compliance

Prepare draft costing of newly developed products and recommend feasibility

Research international product trends and create new innovative ideas

Formulate, document and formalize new recipes and specifications

Manage administrative tasks, liaise with clients, suppliers and management

Plan, co-ordinate and implement project activities

Plan, co-ordinate and run factory trials and ensure sufficient handover of product for commercial


Complete finished product specification and other necessary FSSC/ISO2200 documentation

Present new developments to executive team and other clients

Write technical reports and maintain technical records

Minimum Requirements:

  • Tertiary Qualification: Relevant Tertiary Education (preference will be given to degreed applicants)
  • Experience in Product development in a Food Manufacturing environment
  • Solid understanding of new product development and processes essential
  • Excellent MS Office skills
  • Cost effective production methods
  • Understanding of Nutrition, knowledge of ISO2200 and Food Safety essential

Offer: Market Related, negotiable based on formal qualification and experience

Please send cv, qualifications, references, salary expectation and photo to