Specialist Sweet Maker
MECS Africa
Centurion, South Africa
18h ago
source : Executive Placements

Research and Development

  • Development of Specialised Hard boiled candies and and Lollipops in forming lines as well as in depositing equipment
  • Development of Éclairs Butter Toffees for cut and wrap as well as deposited
  • Development of Chocolate base and Centre filling recipes for moulded chocolate,
  • Development of Nougat and caramels for enrobing lines.
  • Development of flat and roll wafers and layering centre cream.
  • Development of Pectin based Deposited Jellys, and Cup Jellies.
  • Technical

    Designing of packing materials, cylinders for printing, and packing material structures

    Following the guidelines of FSSAI, ISO 22000 & HACCP. Ensure HACCP & ISO 22000 Food safety management system is in place and have been monitored regularly and revived.

    Resourceful in reviewing the Technical Specifications / Batch Manufacturing Records / Validation Protocols, Validation Reports, ISO Documentation, and other quality documents in adherence to various standards like ISO & FSSAI & Codex.

    Thorough Machinery understanding of Confectionery, Chocolate and wafers (HAAS, HEBENSTREIT, CORAL, JUPITER)

    Handling Of confectionery machineries, continuous cookers, Batch Cookers, High speed emulsion mixers, Batch formers, strada lines such as Bosh, Klockner Hansel Latini etc.

    Handling Of Confectionery Packing machines ( Pillow pack, Cut & wrap, Double twist, Bunch Wrap lollipop ( Carugil & European)

    Core Expertise in Project work ( Installation of Boiler, Conches, Moulding lines, Packing machines, Depositing lines Candy and toffee , Forming Lines ,Liquid filling Jelly, Compressors and softer water plants etc.

    Installation of Boiler, Cooling Towers, Compressors, Diesel generators, transformer, Water softener

    Designing proper layout of the factory in terms of waste water treatment, drainage of rain water.

    Food Safety and Quality Control and Assuance

  • Implementation of Food Safety and Quality Management System across the organization.
  • Implementation of Good Manufacturing Practice and Good House Keeping.
  • Supporting in improving quality of the product, Raw material and Packaging material by exploring opportunities in production processes.
  • Ensure quality norms are been followed and work is been carried out as per given work guidelines Standard Operating Procedures
  • Extended the Chemical laboratory and built up a new Microbiology Laboratory and Chocolate Laboratory
  • Extensive experience in Quality Management including setting up of Chemical and Microbiology Laboratory, process improvements, product improvements, Quality and Food Safety Management, Product Development, vendor quality certification

    Devising and implementing process & quality plan & undertaking basic SPC study for critical parameters.

    Standards and Process Control

  • Ensure process parameters. ( Ph, Brix, Temperature, Drop weight, Cream % Colour, flavour, taste Acidity and TRS)
  • Ensure packed products are within standard norms (Number of Counts, wrapping quality, batch code prods. Expiry date, capping and labelling).
  • Develop standards for all Raw Materials, Packing Materials and Finished goods within the organisation & maintain minimum stock Levels.
  • Installation of Process related machineries based on the layout of the factory.
  • Calculating Variances and estimated yields on monthly basis.
  • Deriving costing of different products and feasibility for improvement in terms of cost and quality & realizations.
  • Machine maintenance Planning and scheduling.
  • Optimize capacity utilisation and ensure maximum efficiency is achieved in all the manufacturing and packaging machines.
  • Ensure preventative and periodic maintenance schedules are planned and implemented in all the manufacturing, packaging and utility machines.
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