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Product Applications Technologist: Meat (CT) (LC_662)

Scientific (Technical)

BSc Hons/ MSc in Food Technology / Food Science. 1-3 years working experience in food R&D in industry &/ food ingredient manufacturing environment (preferably in meat). Mechanically minded. SA citizen, own car & driver’s license, willing to travel. Must be presentable, with great communication skills, and have a passion & drive for innovation.
Location:  Cape Town
Salary: Based on experience (includes benefits)
Are you a young, qualified Food Scientist, with experience in innovative food applications, and willing to travel?
An established Food Ingredient Manufacturing & Innovation company is recruiting for a Food Scientist to work closely with the New Product Development team, developing new products, establishing product application trials, visiting customers to carry out technical training, do on-site testing of equipment & evaluation of their products. Act as a technical advisory to customers, the role requires support the sales team by providing technical advice and researching potential new markets.
    • BSc Hons / MSc in Food Science (or relevant degree)
    • 1- 3 years working experience in R&D food production (ideally in meat)
    • A passion for and experience with food innovation processes
    • Mechanically & instrumentation minded, willing to learn
    • Excellent communication skills, well-presented, hardworking
    • Driver’s license & own vehicle, willing to travel
    • SA citizen
** Due to the nature of the products sampled and tasted while working in this role, candidates need to be able to eat meat (including pork products).
Commencement:   As soon as possible
Application information:  Please apply online at
Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted