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Food Technologist at Freddy Hirsch Group South Africa


YesVideo South Africa South Africa

3 months ago

Our family business has been trading in spice since 1956, which means a lot of spice has passed through our experienced hands.

As we continue to keep our No. 1 spot in the spice industry, we know that the core values of service excellence, quality products and technical innovation set up by the founding generation are safe and secure in the hands of our second generation, who are already successfully flying the family flag. A third generation is waiting in the wings to take us to 2056 and beyond!

Join Freddy Hirsch as we drive the science beyond the techology of what we do best!

Key Responsibilities
• Product Application trials - Trials on new products and development of products and new markets
• Customer training - Customer service value added technical advisory services
• Testing & evaluation of products as required by clients (on site)
• New product development for Butchers and large factories that may be required in order to generate new markets
• General customer service... value add and advisory technical services and back up to clients in liaison with Senior Food Technologist
• Technical advisory services to butchers (this includes consulting on product quality, production capacities and efficiencies, implementation of quality control/assurance systems) in order to increase production output and shelf of products
• Researching potential new markets for potential new business, analysing and reporting on sales leads linked to client

• A Degree in Food Science is essential
• Driver's License essential
• Ability to take initiative
• Communication and Relationship building ability
• Professionalism and reliability/ strong work ethic
• Willingness to Travel extensivley - national and international
• Quality orientation/ attention to detail
• Resilience, energy, self- motivation
• Mechanical aptitude

• Communication
• Teamwork
• Quality orientation
• Professionalism
• Initiative
• Team Management
• Resilience
• Service excellence
• Problem solving

If you have not heard back from our HR department within 2 weeks of your submission, please consider your application as unsuccessful.

Desired Skills
• Communication
• New product development
• Researching
• Testing & evaluation of products

About The Employer

The Freddy Hirsch Group is southern Africa's leading supplier of ingredients as well as meat processing equipment, representing some of the world's finest international equipment brands. Our principal partners are leaders in their field. While our primary focus is in Africa, our customer base extends to the EU countries, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and other regions. We have Freddy Hirsch branches in Zimbabwe, Zambia, Botswana, Namibia and Nigeria as well as agents covering the Mauritius and Mozambique regions.

Employer & Job Benefits
• Medical Aid
• Pension Fund
• Life & Disability Cover
• Performance Bonus
South Africa

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