THIRSTI Food Technologist / Food Scientist THIRSTI Food Technologist / Food Scientist

By | March 26, 2021

THIRSTI Food Technologist / Food Scientist


Food Technologist / Food Scientist

  • Permanent
  • Full Time
  • Non EE/AA
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Thirsti,  requires the services of a suitably qualified Food Technologist or Food Scientist for a bottling plant in the Newcastle (KZN) area, this position will be based at the bottling plant in NEWCASTLE.

Duties & Responsibilities

​​​​​​The Food Technologist is required to join our beverage company, in order to provide a competitive edge through the delivery of quality, safety, availability and innovation.

Responsibilities will include, but not limited to:


  • Provide technical input to the design and implementation of Product development
  • Brand Integrity and product safety
  • Customer Satisfaction
  • Develop leading edge, innovative and high quality products
  • Interaction and communication with internal buying departments, retailers and suppliers
  • Involvement in category specific developments and projects
  • Manage and monitor technical key performance indicators in order to meet business operating plans
  • Management and involvement in product and process auditing
  • Quality monitoring and reporting
  • Packaging development, with respect to legislation, nutritional aspects and shelf life

Desired Experience & Qualification

  • BTech or BSC on Food Science
  • Minimum of 5 years work experience in similar or related industry
  • Prior Beverage experience would be an advantage
  • Factory (food production environment) and laboratory experience required
  • Knowledge of technical processes and principles (including HACCP, GMP, Supply Chain)
  • Technical product knowledge (incl. characteristics, raw material sourcing/manufacturing processes and quality/safety parameters
  • Knowledge of packaging functionality and application
  • New product development experience
  • FSSC 22000 implementation and management experience
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