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New Product Development Graduate – Muizenberg needed at Cape Herb & Spice

Job title : New Product Development Graduate – Muizenberg

Job Location : Western Cape,

Deadline : April 08, 2024

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Key Functional Areas:

  • Creation and/or updating and maintenance of raw material, packaging, in-process and finished product specifications.
  • Review of technical supplier documentation on new suppliers / raw materials required in new developments. Liaise with suppliers on CHS requirements.
  • On-going review of labels and specifications (final product and in process specifications)
  • Assist in conducting factory trials, travel tests and 1st productions on new lines.
  • Review of product labels for legislative and customer compliance. Must have a strong capability to research and interpret legislation for multiple markets e.g., South African, USA, Australia, Europe
  • Technical support to other departments: QA, Operations and Sales alike.
  • Support in the meticulous execution of the Development Process by following procedures.
  • Ensure product detail on internal system, in departments and on shared drive are all accurate and product is as per customer requirement.
  • Support in the execution of shelf-life testing as set out in the shelf-life schedule.
  • Execute technical projects as set out by the NPD Technologist.
  • Executing the Supplier Quality Assurance process.

Required Prior Learning/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree / Advanced Diploma Tertiary qualification in Food Science, Food Technology, Consumer Science.
  • 1-2 years’ experience in an NPD Food Technologist role.

Required Knowledge and Skills:

  • Own transport necessary.
  • Proficient in MS Office.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication in English.
  • Strong administrative and analytical ability.
  • Strong project management and coordination skill.
  • The ability to work both independently and as part of a team.

Personal Characteristics:

  • Great Time Management skills.
  • Dynamic & quick thinking.
  • Solution-orientated.
  • Great attention to detail.
  • Ability to perform under pressure.
  • Proactive, team orientated and enthusiastic.
  • Optimistic & positive outlook.
  • Eager to learn and develop skills.
  • Passionate foodie.
  • Reliable, honest, and courteous.

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