Food Technologist

  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    10 months ago
  • Category:
    FMCG, Manufacturing, Printing & Packaging
  • Deadline:
    February 28, 2021

JOB DESCRIPTION

The food technologist will be leading all operations, conducting market studies & research and studying the market for potential product additions:

  • Manage project & plant from initiation phase
  • Work with executive director and team to build project, outlining scope, goals, required resources, budget and timing
  • Resolve any issues and solve problems during project cycle
  • Actively partake in machinery procurement and installment
  • Actively partake in all procedures and processes leading up to and during project launch & daily operations
  • Conducting market research and leading new product development
  • Develop working relationships with key suppliers & maintaining customer relations
  • Actively working to optimize product quality, cost, plant productivity, and capacity
  • Delivering product from creative food brief through to successful implementation of product in the market
  • Leading market distribution, feedback & creating a strong brand awareness working hand in hand with the sales & marketing team

 

LOCATION

The factory will be based in Tanga, Tanzania, however will be required to travel around the country for a wide range of duty-related tasks.

WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR

  • 20-25 years of experience in the food processing / snack manufacturing industry
  • Good team player, with strong leadership skills
  • Education: Degree in Food Science

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