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Hr Genie

Food Technologist

Cape Town, Western Cape, ZA

Company: Hr Genie

Category: Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations

Published on 2022-05-08 05:40

Key Job FunctionsSupporting the incoming raw material QC team in checking COAs of incoming goods, requesting any necessary missing documentation to ensure this documentation is received in a timely manner from suppliers & allowing for timely raw material release, planning & organizing any external testing of incoming materials.Manage and maintain supplier raw materials specifications and self-audit questionnaires.Rigorously ensure that all suppliers and ingredients meet appropriate food safety standards such as allergen and foreign body controlRisk Assessing suppliers & raw materials (support of HACCP / VACCP systems), developing incoming testing programsEnsure new and revised ingredients meet all legal requirements including food labelling lawsManage and maintain the authenticity risk register and chains of custody for raw materials Ensure certificates and due diligence documentation is held for all suppliersSupport NPD by overseeing the approval of new ingredients and suppliers through to kitchen stage by checking suitability and assessing quality and food safety risksMaintaining supplier approval documentationSet up new suppliers and maintain current suppliers on FPI.Manage supplier sites on FPI by ensuring all certificates are up to date and supplier information is accurate.Close off all supplier audit findings on FPI in collaboration with the supplier.Ensure suppliers are compliant with our ethical requirementsCarry out horizon scanning, communicating risks appropriatelyMonitor supplier KPI performance, work with the Supplier Technologists to continuously review current ways of working and look for improvementsUndertake the completion of customer and Brand specifications and associated documentation to meet required critical paths.Ensure that all specifications and artwork are accurate and comply with all relevant legislation, as per the critical path.Review and comment on relevant artwork platforms, ensuring timescales are met to achieve project.Developing & maintaining buying specificationsAssisting with training of staff within QC & warehouse as necessaryReview & develop procedures & SOPs as part of annual system reviews and in accordance to business needs / changesNon-conformances:o Daily checking of rejection area & resolving NCRso Recording, reporting & resolving non-conformance situations. Performing root cause analysis to prevent recurrence of issue.Perform any ad hoc duties as identified by the QA manager.Key SkillsPerson Profile, Skills and AttitudeGood Time management skills.Be available to assist with stock take which could include a Saturday and or Sunday.Have a clear criminal record.Good communication skills both verbally and written.Attention to detail essential which will include accuracy and speed.Good communication skills.Ability to work under pressure.Ability to work with a variety of personalities.Ability to work in a teamPhysical fitness (physical work)Understanding of warehouse terminology procedures and best practice.Key CompetenciesQuality DeliveryAdapting to ChangeApplying Knowledge & ExpertiseInterpersonal RelationsPlanning and organisingTaking InitiativeQualifications3 5 years Food Technologist experienceDegree Btech, BscSupplier management experienceSupplier auditing experience

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