The Shoprite Group is Africa’s largest retailer with over 35 million customers and 2,500 outlets. We have recently renewed our commitment to driving the diversification and growth of our Fresh Foods and Private Label offerings. This is a super exciting growth opportunity for the Shoprite Group as we endeavour to better understand and partner with our customers to meet their needs, build their trust and optimise the potential of our Fresh Foods and Private Label offerings. To achieve the ambitious plans defined by the team, we need highly talented people to join us in playing a key role in shaping the face of our Fresh Foods and Private Label offerings across Africa.The overarching purpose of this role is writing, implementing and managing the QA system within the group as well as advising, monitoring and providing technical food science, food safety, and food technology guidance when needed. The focus is to monitor and assist with food safety, legal and quality compliance. Further to this, the role will include assisting other divisions nationally and in non-RSA, when applicable, with technical food-related issues. There will be a strong need to understand the concepts of food technology/science and microbiology risks in food, as well as the auditing of suppliers and food legislation.
The Shoprite Group of Companies, Africa's largest food retailer, operates thousands of stores across 15 countries, has more than 147 000 employees, and a network of distribution centres across the continent.