Manager: Quality Assurance/Control and Food Safety Compliance

Full Time
  • Post Date: 25 Mar 2020
  • Apply Before: 17 Apr 2020
Job Description

Our client – situated in the Paarl environment – specializes in the packing and refrigeration of fresh fruit 

for export purposes.  The following career opportunity became available

Manager: Quality Assurance/Control  and Food Safety Compliance

The incumbent will manage the complete spectrum of responsibilities regarding quality assurance, fruit quality control and compliance to all food safety regulations.

Key responsibilities – amongst others:

•manage, maintain and apply all prescribed and required protocols regarding fruit quality and food safety.

•ensure compliance with client and market specifications.

•test fruit for internal quality and shelf life, including the record keeping of the supporting information related to the packing and refrigeration process.

•pro active communication with production, growers and marketing entities regarding fruit quality issues.

The successful candidate will:

•be energetic

•manage pressure well

•think and react pro-actively

•be an effective communicator

•have the ability to manage a focused team efficiently

•promote synergy in the team 

•be conscientious and prepared to work long hours when required. 

An applicable tertiary qualification (Food Technology/Agriculture), supported by relevant and proven experience of food / fruit quality management systems, will be minimum requirements.  Sound computer literacy (advanced excel) will be imperative.

This can be an excellent career opportunity for an ambitious person wanting to further his/her management potential.  The remuneration package will be market related and in accordance to experience levels.

Marianne Rousseau will receive all enquiries and applications at mwnti@iafrica.com till Friday, 17 April 2020.

Kindly accept that alternative decisions have been taken should you not hear from us within 6 weeks.  We will, however, keep your CV on record for further reference purposes.