Food Safety Team Leader / Quality Controller – Cape Town

The Food Safety Team Leader manages the organization’s Food Safety Management System (FSMS), overseeing food safety processes, audits, corrective actions, and recalls, keeping the organization informed of food safety issues as well as Quality Control

Our client, a leader in the Injection Moulding industry seeks to employ an experienced Food Safety Team Leader / Quality Controller to join their Cape Town team



  • Ensure that food safety and quality procedures are adhered to
  • Conduct daily hygiene inspections
  • Provide honest, accurate and timely quality reporting
  • Ensure that all quality related documentation is duly completed on a daily basis and signed off by respective department managers
  • Identify any foreign objects in production departments and take appropriate action to remedy potential harmful situations
  • Ensure that all incoming products meet specification, by conducting checks on incoming and outgoing shipments
  • Ensure that quality processes are controlled, by monitoring and recording quality parameters and temperature throughout receiving and outgoing processes
  • Ensure all health and safety measures are adhered to
  • To undertake other duties as requested


This job description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties required; nor is it an indication of an employment contract. Job descriptions may be reviewed and updated from time to time as necessary to reflect changing business needs of the client



  • Matric
  • Bachelor’s Degree (Food Safety, Bioscience, Food Technology, Food Science etc.)
  • 3-5 Years’ Experience in Food Safety / Quality Control
  • Must possess great Leadership Skills
  • Must be Computer Literate (MS Excel, MS Word, MS Outlook etc.)
  • Must have demonstrated ability to lead a team
  • Strong Communication Skills
  • Ability to work well with people at all levels
  • Strong Organizational, Mathematics & Multitasking Skills
  • Project management experience is advantageous


Should you meet the above requirements, we urge you to please apply by forwarding your CV along with any supporting documents to

Contact will only be made with shortlisted candidates. Should you not hear from us within two weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful

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