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Food Industry Recruitment Specialists

Please note: email CVs to: Lesley Holm; lesley@pcs-sa.co.za 


R&D Technologist (Bakery Enzymes Research Specialist), Durban

Ref: LH – Posted 27 January 2020

Job responsibilities:

  • Formulation: Analyse problems and requests and suggest the right formulation to the sales manager or customer.
  • Lab testing: Prepare solutions in test bakery in preparation for customer visits.
  • Factory testing: Carry out baking trials in industrial bakeries and flour mills in the lab or at factory level.
  • Redact technical reports.
  • New Product Development (NPD): Independent and proactive research and product development.
  • Sample production: Blend the enzymes and micro-ingredients to produce the exact blend to be tested by customers.
  • Training: Support organisation and manage trainings for customers.
  • Report to the R&D manager + director of the employer.


  • Food technologist
  • Ideal to have baking experience
  • Knowledge about baking ingredients
  • Knowledge about enzymes and use of enzymes in baking

Salary package: R30k-R40 per month

Technical Sales Rep – Food Technologist

Ref: #6763LH – Posted 23 January 2020

Employer description: A well-known corporate

Job description: An AA technical sales exec with a food technology qualification or equivalent to do sales in the Gauteng region of its food ingredients products. The successful incumbent will be expected to do the following:

  • Strengthen and expand business with existing customer base.
  • Troubleshooting as and when required.
  • Provide technical back-up to the client.
  • Execute sales and marketing plan for various customers in the industry.
  • Manage a varied portfolio of customer accounts.
  • Actively develop new business.
  • Business reports and presentations.
  • Manage customer prices and margins within set parameters.

Qualifications: Minimally a Food Qualification and prior sales experience of food ingredients or flavours and fragrances to the food industry.

Skills: Outgoing, systematic and pays attention to detail.

Salary/package: R400 000 CTC + Pension and Medical Aid included in the CTC figure.

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