TECHNOLOGIST : HOUSEHOLD, LAUNDRY & CLEANINGIntroductionTo ensure the production of safe, innovative and excellent product at a competitive price for the Woolworths customerDescriptionIdentify and effectively manage Product Safety risksManagement of the processes during the manufacturing of personal care products.
Assess the quality of products and processes in order to maintain the quality of products for the customer and to safeguard the reputation of WWImplement business and technical strategyEnsure products are manufactured in accordance with WW and legal requirementsIdentify and execute innovative products and processesApply, devise and update technical policy in accordance with legal requirements and current established WW COP's and guidelinesAssist suppliers in order to further quality, safety, trust and value and innovation in food productsEnsure continuous professional developmentExcellent personal attributes that underscores team integration and executionManaging the day to day relationships with the suppliers to ensure that they are operating to the required technical standards.
Develop and manage product specifications and technical packs to ensure products meet aesthetic and technical expectations.
Monitoring and continuously improving qualityProfileB Tech. in Food Technology or BSc Food ScienceMinimum 5 years relevant experience, with personal care products.
Retail experience an added advantageProven competence in working with Personal Care products.Knowledge of technical processes and principles (incl.
Safety and Legislation)Experience in sourcing and costing raw materialsKnowledge of packagingProven analytical and process abilityStrong sourcing and supply management experienceAbility to set and improve quality standards within supply baseAbility to drive technical and product innovationProven commercial aptitude -
ability to understand and use financial indicatorsGood problem solving skillsAbility to drive value optimization across product development and production processesGood understanding of risk assessment and management of product safetyTeam playerQuality / high standard mind-
setNetworking skillsComputer literacyStrong communication skills (both verbal and written)Customer orientationProject management skills