QC and Tech Sheet Coordinator -Cape Town Our client, in the food manufacturing industry, requires the service of a innovative New Product Development Manager who will manage and co-ordinate the product development process from product concept to final product by leading the NPD Team.
Key performance areas : ? Focus on identifying opportunities for new product lines ? Modify existing products and processes and develop new ones ?
Compile / check / approve product specifications & labelling and do formal production handovers ? Work with suppliers and customers on quality issues and new products ideas ?
Interpret briefs accurately to deliver effective solutions that meet the requirements of the customers ? Cost analysis of all new developed formulations ?
Ensure that stringent hygiene food safety standards are met and ensure compliance at all times with current food safety systems ?
Present to clients when required The successful candidate must have : ? Matric with a BSc Food Science Degree or other relevant tertiary qualification ?
Professional chef training will be advantageous ? Flavourist training and / or experience will be advantageous ? Knowledge of FSSC 22000 and ISO 22000 will be advantageous ?
Proven track record of successful product development ? Ability to handle pressure ? Must have tenacity and drive ? Strong leadership skills ?
Strong focus on customer service ? Ability to build lasting relationships with team members & customers ? Excellent communication skills on all organisational levels ?
Creative and innovative Please note that only short listed candidates will be contacted.