New Product Developer

at Vine Recruitment  

Full-time
in South Africa, Western Cape
created 1 week ago
Expires 13 Mar
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Salary: R 20 000 - 25 000
Reference: Paa001263-D-1 Our client in Epping is looking for a New product Developer to start immediately.
The suitable candidate will play a key role in the development of new innovations.
Work closely with General and Technical Manager throughout all new product developments, which includes retail products as well as products for other food manufacturing operations.
Requirements: BTech/BSc Food Science and/ or Food Technology diploma.
Previous experience in a food factory environment.
NPD experience will be beneficial, but is not a requirement.
Must be a self-starter, and be able to take ownership of assigned projects within the small New Product Development team.
Excellent attention to detail.
Technical food safety knowledge and understanding of HACCP principles.
Good communication skills - ability to interact confidently with both suppliers and customers.
Key Duties: Assist in launches of new products from concept to implementation in factory.
Co-ordinate and attend trials of all products in the development phase.
Maintain all NPD documentation: This includes compiling product specifications, new product ingredient statements and supplying all documentation required by customers throughout the NPD process.
Manage shelflife trials of all new developments.
Assist with the reviewing of product labels to ensure compliance with relevant labelling legislation.
Work closely with Raw Materials Technologist when introducing new ingredients or packaging.
Work closely with Compliance Technologist when introducing new products/ processes into the factory.
Build relationships with customers.
Participate in cross-functional teams to ensure resolution of technical production problems.
Form part of the audit team and assist in internal audits.
Assist with QC duties as required.
Salary: R20 000 - R25 000 Please forward cv and qualifications to:desmainevinerecruitment.co.za Read More...
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