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Careers Development Technologist

Development Technologist

Dept: New Product Development

Location: Capricorn Park, Muizenberg

03 February 2020

Cape Herb & Spice is looking for a Development Technologist to fulfill a vital role within our Tea and Herb & Spice categories, focusing primarily on a key local customer’s requirements, expressing creative flair in helping develop delicious tea and herb and spice concepts in line with current trends.  
Duties and Responsibilities
•    Execute the product development process within given deadlines, ensuring product confirms to country specific legislation as well as customer specific regulations on product and packaging.
•    All stages of the development process to be followed and filed meticulously.
•    This procedure involves
HACCP compliance
Recipe development and tastings
Raw material costings
Supplier interaction
Factory implementation in terms of factory trials and travel tests
Artwork approvals
Specification generation and maintenance
•    Technical support to both QA department and sales teams alike
•    Play your role in maintaining the compliance to business certifications 
•    Effective execution of launches through thorough communication, consultation and involvement of internal   departments.

-Degree in Food Technology or Food Science

Qualities and attributes required:
-Deadline driven with good time management skills
-Commercially minded
-High attention to detail
-A passionate foodie
-A good communicator
-A creative thinker
-Team player
-Strong interpersonal skills
-Optimistic solution finder
-Driver’s license necessary

HR Contact:Therona Pillay


Telephone:021 701 5140