Product Applications Technologist: Food Packaging (CT/JHB) LC_695

Scientific (Technical)

BTech/BSc Hons Food Packaging Technology (or relevant qualification) + 6-8 yrs technical work experience in thermo-form packaging, preferably in food processing/packaging industry. Firsthand experience working with thermo-form packaging equipment, incl. troubleshooting & technical problem-solving. SA citizen & driver’s license, willing to travel. Must be presentable, with great communication & administrative skills, with a passion & drive for innovation.
Location:  Cape Town /OR Johannesburg
Salary: Based on experience (includes benefits)
Do you have firsthand working experience in thermo-form packaging in the food industry and looking for a new career opportunity in either Cape Town or Johannesburg?
An established Food Ingredient Manufacturing & Equipment Innovation company is recruiting for a new Packaging Applications Technologist who will work closely with their sales team, serving as the technical liaison between customers and the sales team, addressing & resolving clients’ packaging concerns & inquiries. The role also involves providing technical support & expertise, arranging & conducting equipment demonstrations and training sessions to customers, as well as providing collaborative development and troubleshooting options with respect to the equipment & processing, ultimately ensuring smooth integration and functionality.
The position requires an individual with strong administrative & communicative skills, who can effectively manage multiple projects simultaneously, handling reporting, planning, budgeting & prioritizing with ease.
    • BTech / BSc Hons in Food Packaging Technology (or relevant degree)
    • 6-8 yrs work experience & expertise in thermo-form packaging (meat/cheese preferably)
    • Firsthand technical experience working with thermo-form packaging equipment
    • Troubleshooting & problem-solving experience with related packaging equipment
    • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, strong administrative skills
    • Excellent communication skills, well-presented, hardworking
    • Driver’s license & own vehicle, willing to travel, SA citizen
Commencement:   ASAP / As soon as the right person is available.
Application information:  Please apply online.  
Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.