Research & Development Manager
Based in Tzaneen
Must have the following to apply
Diploma/Degree in Food Technology/Science
A high level of proficiency in all Microsoft Office related programs. A minimum of 3 years R & D experience in the Food Industry, Expert knowledge of Food Health & Safety and Quality Management Systems, Expert knowledge on both South African and International Food labelling legislation .
Working Experience on Woolworths FPI system
Project Management experience ranging from product development including all commercialization processes.
Key performance: Lead and manage NPD Department , Coordinating, chairing, and facilitating all project meetings from benchtop to commercialization of new products. Good report writing/administrative skills, Approval of food labels to ensure compliance with National / International food labelling legislation, Manage all R&D expenditure against budget,
Manage raw material suppliers against current Supplier Quality Assurance Programme in place, Staff management ,Manage all R&D expenditure against budget. Manage raw material suppliers
Sourcing new technology, materials and ingredients.
Ability to handle multiple projects
Ability to interact and communicate effectively with Senior Management, Cross-Functional Partners and Factory Management
"Can do" attitude and easily adapts to changing priorities.
Must have experience to apply. please email your cv to Tracey