Food Technologist – Cape Town

We are looking for a Food Technologist who is responsible for the safe and efficient development and modification of food products and processes.


  • Food Tech/Consumer sciences or related qualification
  • Any additional qualifications in Quality Control and/or Food Safety advantageous
  • HACCP and GMP ‘s knowledge advantageous
  • At least 3 year’s relevant experience in the food processing industry


Duties & Responsibilities

  • Ensure that specifications for all finished product is updated and approved by the customer
  • New product development – preparing spec sheets for imported products
  • Ensure that specifications for all Raw Materials is updated and approved by the supplier
  • Ensure that all specifications is in compliance with all legal and customer requirements
  • Ensure that all the suppliers’ questionnaires is signed and updated on an annual basis
  • Conduct Cold store inspections / internal audits on an annual basis
  • Ensure that all labels conform to legal requirements and is approved by the customer
  • Ensure that imported seafood’s purchased by is safe for human consumption (Micro results and COC)
  • Send Samples monthly to swift laboratory for microbiological analysis
  • Ensure that all imported seafood gets NRCS clearance
  • Investigate all imports customer complaints and ensure that the Quality Control Manager upon completion approves it
  • Ensure that all raw material (fish) purchases has the required label information by conforming to the R146/2010 label requirements



  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Able to effectively communicate with staff at all levels
  • Ability to conduct research and analyse data
  • Honesty, Integrity & Reliability
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Critical thinking capabilities
  • Apply urgency in work done – report faults urgently, take action urgently; results orientated.
  • Self-motivated: Ability to work with little supervision
  • A willingness to learn
  • Strong ability to multitask.
  • Microsoft Office skills
  • Able to work under pressure and meet deadlines as this is a production factory
  • Good time management
  • Must have own transport


Working hours: 08:00 – 17:00 (hours may fluctuate due to production requirements)


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17 Waterville St,
Cape Town
+27 21 554 5309 / +27 21 200 6629