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Tiger Brands Jobs – Lead Product Technologist

Website Tiger Brands

Job Description: 

You will be responsible for the successfully development of good quality, sustainable, and cost effective products that are informed by a clear NPD brief. You will be expected to deliver on tasks on multiple project work streams within confined timelines, taking the lead role for supplier interface within the business/category, supporting and occasionally standing in for the NPD Manager to prioritise and drive projects to completion.

Job Responsibilities: 

  • Work with suppliers to develop and source new raw materials that are specifically suited to the product ensuring that the raw materials have the necessary Certifications (Halaal / Kosher etc.)
  • Develop formulations based on product concepts provided by Category Brand teams with claims and regulatory restrictions in mind and make a prototype of the product
  • Provide Category Marketing with all key information necessary for designing consumer product research
  • Calculate NI’s and GDA’s and ensure back panel of packaging is correct
  • ​​​​​​​Play a strong role in external customer interface
  • Determine plant requirements and aid with capex (capability) requirements

Job Requirements:

  • Min 5-10 years experience in product development within a bakery environment
  • High level of computer literacy
  • Knowledge of the science behind developing a new product. Subject matter expertise required specifically plant bakery knowledge and ingredient application knowledge.
  • Ability to work well within your team and with other disciplines internally and externally
  • Nd, bsc, btech in food science, food technology biochemistry or chemistry
  • Systematic problem solving and ability to summarize, share and implement learnings

Job Details:

Company: Tiger Brands

Job Category: Private Job

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Germiston, Gauteng, South Africa

Application Deadline: N/A

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