Food Technologist (Lab In Charge) Vacancy at a Reputable FMCG Firm – Willers Solutions Limited
Willers Solutions Limited
Abuya, Nigeria
6d ago
source : MyJobNigeria

INTRODUCTION : -

Food Technologist (Lab In Charge) job opportunity is available at Willers Solutions Limited for individuals who possess relevant qualifications.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES : -

  • Develops new products leveraging expertise in food chemistry, food ingredient functionality and experimental design
  • Manages and oversees R&D technical functions such as sensory, shelf-life testing, legal label claims, product / packaging improvement
  • Manages and develops scientific approaches to business needs in areas of flavor and microbial shelf life
  • Provides product costs based on commodities, ingredients, and product formulations
  • Responsible for sourcing ingredients and leveraging vendor expertise in ingredient functionality
  • Develop and maintain product specification, ingredient statements, allergen information and formulas for seasoning blends;
  • then incorporate respective information into the label design process as needed

  • Participates in production trials and works with new product start-ups- ensure products are made to specifications
  • Works with production personnel on scale up of new products, suggests initial order quantities for ingredients and packaging, obtain cost of materials
  • Provides support on technical and / or quality issues
  • Act as a technical resource to support quality issues, answer questions about products, production capabilities, labeling regulations
  • Present new products to customers; often involves cooked preparation of multiple items or full meals
  • General awareness of NAFDAC regulations, restricted / limited ingredients and approved processing procedures
  • Optimizes cost / quality and process improvements contributing to increased product quality and profitability for the business
  • Designs tests, interpret results and recommend next steps in product development
  • Assists QA / QC in the analysis of product that generates customer complaints.
  • DESIRED EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATION : -

  • Minimum of a B.Sc. Degree in Food Science and Technology is a must.
  • Minimum of 5 years cognate experience years as a food technologist in a bakery
  • Ability to work in accordance with safety and food safety policies.
  • Must have handled 4-5 team memebers
  • Must reside in lagos
  • Intermediate ability in microsoft office products, specifically Microsoft Excel.
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