About this job
Our client the agricultural industry seeks to employ a Senior Fruit Technologist.
Key performance areas :
Determine client needs relating to product specifications and due diligence requirements
Develop and communicate clear product specification guidelines to the sales team and pack shed personnel.
Regular packing facility visits to assist with interpretation of the specifications and perform quality inspections.
Communicate and interact with clients and service providers.
Arrange and lead client visits to our packing facilities.
Interpret product feedback from customers and resolve problems with packhouses and clients.
Evaluate packing formats and test new concepts.
Maintain information on client websites.
The successful candidate must have :
Matric with BSc Food Science, BSc Agric, Horticulture or similar qualification with
3 years’ experience in the fruit industry
Excellent computer literacy
Strong attention to detail
Strong interpersonal skills
Professional written and verbal communication skills.
Must have a valid driver’s license with own reliable transport