GCubed: Product Developer/Food Technologist

Introduction

An innovative developer and manufacturer of nutritional food products seeks a Product Developer with specific experience in confectionery, snacks and nutritional bars.

 

The role will see you being responsible for developing, documenting, and ensuring that the quality and integrity of the product standards are maintained.

 

Duties & Responsibilities

Responsibilities:

  • Develops new and enhances products from beginning at concept ideation by translating consumer and sales trends, while continuing through to workable prototypes.
  • Partner with operations to test new products
  • Work with Supply Chain department to gather initial price information, and determine ingredient supply feasibility
  • Provides timely, accurate and complete written documentation of all products.
  • Conducts research, exploring methods to improve cost, quality, flavour, colour, texture, nutritional value, convenience and/or physical, chemical, and microbiological composition of products.
  • Researches nutritional and wellness trends.

 

Desired Experience & Qualification

Qualifications:

Relevant Tertiary qualification in food science or chef, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

Experience

Three to five years’ related experience in the food industry

Passion for product development and food.

 

Package & Remuneration

Salary:

R30 000-R40 000 CTC, dependent on qualifications and experience.