Senior Product Development Technologist

City of Johannesburg, Gauteng 21 December


  • Description

    Interested in taking a step into an exciting international business?
    Do you have 5+ years of experience in development and applications of coatings for poultry, meat and fish products?
    Do you feel strong in dealing with B2B customer operations?
    Did you manage a team in your previous position and have excellent managerial skills?
    If so, we might be looking for you!
    Reporting to the R&D Manager in South Africa, the selected candidate will lead projects for the Industrial Business starting from creating the concept all through to the launch. This exciting end to end process is an important part of our international business and gives plenty opportunities to grow and learn. The role supports South African Industrial Business Strategy by taking a customer facing and proactive approach to the delivery of new products.
    • Develop and launch new products for specified customers to achieve sales growth
    • Link design activity to business strategy by delivering innovative products within the constraints of the brief
    • Use sound commercial and technical awareness of our ingredients, processes and customer requirements to deliver ‘right first time’
    • Provide technical support to operations/logistics/purchasing for cost release, quality maintenance and improvement programmes
    • Interact with customers to support relationship building and customer intimacy strategy
    • Play a full and active role in the introduction of new products and perform validation, New Product Introduction (NPI) and routine releases for new and existing raw materials
    • Maintain the company standards for administration, Health & Safety, GMP and housekeeping in the work environment
    • Minimum 5+ year of experience in development and applications of coatings for poultry, meat and fish products is a must
    • Hands on experience in customer operations in food area
    • Line management experience and managerial skills
    • Excellent communication skills on a managerial level
    • Strong English is a must, other languages will be a plus (French, Italian, Polish, Russian)
    • Ability to work in SAP system preferred
    • Willingness to take ownership and interest in professional growth and development is the required mindset
    • Excellent opportunities to develop professionally with a global flavour leader
    • A chance to learn and grow within an agile FMCG company
    • Work in dynamic international environment
    • Competitive salary
    McCormick is a global leader in flavour. With 11,000 employees around the world and more than $4.2 billion in annual sales, the Company manufactures, markets and distributes spices, seasoning mixes, condiments and other flavourful products to the entire food industry, retail outlets, food manufactures and food service businesses.

    We have a passion for flavour. The company is serving customers from nearly 50 locations in 24 countries and consumers can buy our brands in more than 135 markets and territories. Our industrial business flavours snacks, wraps, beverages and many other products for customers, which include global restaurant chains and leading food manufacturers

    With approximately 3,800 employees, the company has operations in 13 countries across the Europe, Middle-East and Africa (EMEA) Zone and serves customers in more than 25 markets through its consumer and industrial businesses. McCormick is present in key consumer markets with leading brands, including Schwartz in the UK (customize with local brand). McCormick EMEA Headquarters are located in Haddenham (UK).
    Our growth starts with yours. For more than 125 years McCormick has developed a rich legacy based on our belief in the “Power of People”. We have created an unusually dedicated workforce by fostering a culture of respect, recognition, inclusion and collaboration based on the highest ethical values.
    As an Equal Opportunities employer, McCormick is committed to a diverse workforce.
    If you are looking for a new challenge and want to join a highly performing and motivated team in a rewarding environment, please apply via our address e-mail : ************************

  • Requirements

  • Years of experience: 5
  • Language(s): English
  • Availability for travel: No
  • Availability for change of residence: No

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  • Senior Product Development Technologist

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    City of Johannesburg, Gauteng

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    Permanent contract

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