Flavour Development Technologist

Location: Midrand, Gauteng

Salary: Market related

Are you a foodie at heart, always experimenting with new taste combinations and ingredient pairings? Then we’re looking for you to join our team!

Is this you?

You are passionate about flavour development and excited to work in a dynamic and growing environment that is constantly looking to add to their diverse client profile. You’re a real Flavour Guru!

What you’ll be doing (and why you’ll enjoy it)

You’ll be responsible for developing mouth-watering flavours for our wide range of products that will make your taste buds dance with delight. You’ll collaborate with a team of food experts and work with cutting-edge technology to create flavours that stand out in the market.

You’ll also be responsible for flavour modification on existing products. As well as developing and manipulating application formulation to the customers’ requirements. You’ll be compounding samples, conducting sensory panels, sourcing and evaluating raw ingredients and compiling product specs and process methods.

Where you’ll be doing it

Our client is a dynamic, innovative medium sized food related business that has been operating for nearly 30 years. With an impressive and diverse customer list they are set up for success. They have a relaxed type of culture where they are very strong on taking ownership. It’s a young team of passionate, hard working people that love what they do and are results focused.

This is an office based role, Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm.


What you’ll need

A degree / diploma in Food Technology / Food Science along with a minimum 2 years product development /compounding experience in an organisation that manufactures and supplies food flavourings and seasonings. PLEASE NOTE: we will not be considering candidates with just quality control experience.

Your flavour development (from scratch) is essential and will be tested in the Company’s state of the art laboratory.

You’d need to be proficient in MS Office, have a proven product development track record and be motivated and have great attention to detail. Someone that really cares about their work and has high quality requirements for themselves. You’ll utilise your experience of the key steps of development and flavour/seasoning formulation together with your excellent sensory and olfactory skills to make this role a success. You’ll be interpreting customer briefs to create world class flavours!

What you’ll get

Market related basic salary with a provident fund and potential to earn a bonus. This is the ideal opportunity for someone with that wants to work in an inspirational and motivating environment where their contribution will be valued and encouraged.

How to apply

Please respond on the job portal.

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