Woolworths SMS Job Application 2023 – Technologist

Website Woolworths

Job Description:

A dynamic team player is required to join our Frozens Department, in order to provide the competitive edge through the delivery of quality, safety, availability and innovation.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide input into category, technical and supplier strategies, and implementation of technical aspects thereof
  • Customer satisfaction
  • Technical communication and interaction with buying departments, stores and suppliers
  • Develop technically leading edge, innovative and high quality products
  • Brand integrity and product safety
  • Product and process audits, including the formulation of specifications
  • Manage and monitor technical function in order to meet departmental operating plan
  • Packaging development, with respect to legislation, nutritional aspects and shelf life
  • Quality monitoring and reporting
  • Supplier management from a quality & food safety perspective
  • Involvement in category specific developments and projects
  • Understand and apply food legislation requirements in the category and industry

Job Requirements:

  • Strategic development and planning skills
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, pressurised environment
  • Project Management Skills
  • Apply food legislation requirements in the category
  • Business acumen, judgement and problem-solving ability
  • Innovation / continuous improvement mindset
  • Assertive communication and conflict handling skills
  • Flexible with ability and willingness to travel
  • Developed sensory skills
  • Networking and influencing skills
  • Pro-active, innovative and entrepreneurial

Qualification & Experience:

  • Knowledge of packaging functionality and application
  • Understanding of high/low risk processing
  • Knowledge of technical processes and principles (including HACCP, GMP, Supply Chain)
  • BSC Food Science or BTech in Food Technology and a minimum of 5 years’ experience
  • Proven track record of relevant industry experience / knowledge across a wide range of product
  • Technical product knowledge (including characteristics, raw material sourcing / manufacturing processes and quality / safety parameters)

Job Details:

Company: Woolworths

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Cape Town, Western Cape, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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