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Latest job openings with Par Excellance

Par Excellance is a well-established SA personnel consultancy, specialising in recruitment in the food, beverage, packaging and agri-business sectors. 

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Par Excellance advises that ALL jobs posted below, dated new and old, are still open – their status is updated regularly.

Jobs posted July 2021


R600-840 000 Neg

Basic/Adv Meat Cutting Tech/Master Butcher; Management; Finance; R & D; CompLit; 10-20 years’ exp. slaughter/offal/production/meat processing/ maintenance/ product development/costing / QC/hygiene/FSSC 22 000. Responsible for Abattoir/ Deboning/Q.A./Sales/Wholesale/Dispatch via management team reporting to COO Financial Mngr/Admin Mngr/Marketing Mngr. Attend/trend daily/weekly/monthly/ (bi)-annual meetings re Food Safety/Suppliers & Contractors QA/Supplier complaints & returns/Strategy meetings with each department/mngt review. Approval/authorisation purchase orders/supplier quotations/ invoices for payment/ credit/client applications. Assist Managers with queries re production schedules/ problems/new equipment approval/wage negotiations/trending. Assist Sales re price structures/sales team/ key acc./business development/ export orders/C13/ stock levels. Approve staff appointments/suspension/leave/time sheets/check access reports/issue verbal/written warnings/complete notice/attend disciplinary hearings. Gauteng
C0701 MARIANA 011 8883755                          


R435-515 000 tctc

ND/BTech/BSc Food Sc/Chem Eng;Comp Lit; 5-10 years’ experience plan/control formulations/production /packing/maintenance/deep cleaning of beverage plant; prepare budgets/ forecasts/plan/report on PLC production & packing/ingredients/ packaging material/maintenance/ staff,maintain/docs cntl/CI of QMS/EMS/FSMS/ SHERQ/OEE/pest cntl/deep cleaning/effluent, liaison clients/R & D/formulations /recipe/process development/writing up specs/parameters, recruit/select/train/delegate/ discipline/performance evaluation of (semi-)skilled staff, complaints/ NCR/ RCA/ CAPA/raise concerns. Liaise QC & Factory Mngr. Produce energy drinks/ flavoured water/carbonated drinks in plastic bottles and cans. 5 day week. Subsidised housing. Start Oct.’21. Passpor. Botswana
C0702 MARIANA +2711 8883755 


R96 000 Neg

BSc/BTech Food Sc; Adv Comp Skills; SPC System Measurement Tech; Taste Panel & Descriptive Training; good organoleptic/analytical skills. Assist preparation/processes/ compounding/application/sensory evaluation fragrances & flavours/sample prep for sample room/ dispatch to clients within required time frame; maintain flavour/fragrance samples/prepare end product samples according to recipes for evaluation; adhere to WI/policies/SOP, maintain raw materials for flavour/fragrance lab; R&D new final products/ensure quality/food safety/safety; promote your company & achieve personal development goals. Midrand
C0606 MARIANA 011 7828217     


R120 000 Neg

Matric/ND/BCons Sc (Hospitality/Catering Mngt); Restaurant POS Software; 2+ years’ exp Ass Restaurant Mngr/Restaurant Mngr on customer services/Food & Beverages/front & back of house /people mngt/ understanding Financial mngt/ working flexible shifts between 7:00 – 20:00/ weekends/ public holidays. Implement/ensure policies/protocols/store/sales growth/profitability/ detailed reports on revenue/expenses/marketing directives, deliver/maximise/CI service/customer satisfaction/resolve complaints within 24 hours/balance effective service levels with productivity benchmarks, ensure good image/SHERQ/enough stock/ ingredients/ utensils/cleaning products/ equipment/costs maintained/waste eliminated, check security/access/stock mngt/app execution/ CCTV/shrinkage hotspots, discipline staff/supervise shifts/work schedules/train baristas/cashiers/ catering assistants on practices/processes in fast paced environment. Driver’s Lic. Cape Town
C0607 MARIANA 011 8883755


R240 000 Neg

Matric/ND/B Cons Sc(Hospitality/Catering Mngt);Restaurant POS Software; 3+ years’ exp Restaurant Mngr/Restaurant GM on customer services/Food & Beverages/front and back of house /people leadership/ mngt & training/Financial mngt/working flexible shifts between 7:00 – 20:00/ weekends/public holidays. Implement/ensure policies/protocols/store/sales growth/profitability/ detailed reports on revenue/expenses/marketing directives, deliver/maximise/CI service/customer satisfaction/resolve complaints within 24 hours /balance effective service levels with productivity benchmarks/present weekly customer service report, ensure good image/ SHERQ/enough stock/ ingredients/utensils/cleaning products/equipment/costs maintained/waste eliminated, check security /access/stock mngt/app execution/ CCTV/shrinkage hotspots, recruit/appraise/discipline staff/set productivity targets/cntl time sheets/leave planner/rosters/transport, arrange/supervise shifts/work schedules/train baristas/cashiers/catering assistants on practices/processes in fast paced environment. Cape Town
C0608 MARIANA 011 8883755


R360- 480 000 Neg

ND/BTech/BScFood Sc/Food Safety/QMS/Food Quality; MS Office; 7 yrs plus mngt exp in Quality/Food Safety/Environ Mngt in a high risk food/fresh produce processing/packaging factory, of which 3 yrs should be in management; plan/budget technical strategies/policies/procedures, implement/train/ maintain/docs cntl/audit/CI of FSMS/FSSC 22000/MCS/Farming for the Future/GlobalGap/ Listeria/Covid-19/HACCP/QMS/EMS/traceability/mock recalls, ensure correct cleaning chemicals /maint cleaning equipment/cntl deep cleaning staff/hygiene/sanitation/pest cntl, liaise suppliers/ clients/attend to complaints/NCR/RCA/CAPA/feedback/request dispensation, recruit/train/ discipline/assess health/performance of staff, ensure sustainable/legal environmental mngt/ registrations/conduct audits on farm/ water/ natural resources/reduce product/packaging waste/ ensure recycling/assess performance of new product varieties/packaging materials/trials, ensure reports/docs are filed/accessible/report to Technical Director/MD Gauteng South
C0609 MARIANA 011 7828217

Jobs posted June 2021


R240-R420 000 tctc

BTech Food Tech; ISO/FSSC 22 000; electronic docs cntl; b5+ yrs exp in FSMS/ SHERQ in food/ baking/milling/ingredient ind.; update/CI policies/SOP/ WI/change mngt/checklists/docs;dev. ingredient/product/R & D/ samples/export specs/MSDS; ensure Perten/pH/Oxybaby/NIR/blind taste/micro/swabbing testing done according to WI/when required/reports received, ensure COA/ batch numbers of ingredients match/COA for all ingredients products issued/products developed; implement/ train/maintain/docs cntl/audit/CI HACCP/TACCP/VACCP/SHERQ /Kosher/Halaal; implement/cntl/register/internal/external audit legal requirements/standards/job cards/electronic docs cntl fire inspections & drills/first aid/equip. safety/PPE/deep cleaning/sanitation/fumigation/ pest cntl/facilities/contractors/service providers, regular instrument/equipment calibration/service certificates/job cards/evaluation; customer complaints/NCR/internal audits/RCA/CAPA/docs cntl/ close out action/ (mock) recalls; quarterly/annual FSM/QMS/SHERQ reviews/minutes/action. KZN
C0506 MARIANA 011 7828217


R480-R780 000 tctc

BTech/BSc Food Sc; Continental Master Baker/AIB Baking Sc; 6 + years solid baking plant exp research/NPD/line extentions/CI industrial value-added baking/ bread/pizza/ flatbreads/laminated dough/ frozen dough with proven recipe/prototype/ product/process/packaging design/development/ commercialisation, Speed to Market/verbal/written/presentation skills. Set up/operate/maint pilot lab/research lab equip, ensure R & D team/clients understand business strategies/plans/keep abreast with trends/new packaging systems/methods/baking ingredients/processes, conduct multiple research/development/shelf life/storage/problem solving projects/analyse measurements/ statistical analysis/research findings/keep detailed records/be aware of product/process patentability/report to R&D team/GM R&D/stick to plans/budgets/ time lines/equipment/quality/ sanitation/safety/integrity, provide technical support/ lead inter-disciplinary project team/train/ supervise/implement innovative/practical/ modified ingredients/formulations/processes/ commercialisation/ensure client satisfaction. Gauteng
C0601 MARIANA 011 7828217

Jobs posted May 2021


R120-R180 000 tctc

Gr 12 (Hospitality Mngt/Home Econ)/Dip Wine/Beer/Spirits/Dip Retail/Hotel Mngt; 2-5 yrs’ exp  mixologist/sommelier/wine steward/retail liquor specialist. Virtually liaise H.O. liquor team/ develop liquor strategy/merchandising/display/waste policies, communicate customers/establish needs/advise on options/services/cross sales/promote wine club/sign up members, mngt of stock for retail sales/promotional events/maximise sales/monitor sales of new products, develop in depth knowledge of products to advise customers iro their lifestyle/segmentation/location of products/ planogram. Demonstrate discipline re attendance/timekeeping/attending meetings/focus/hygiene/dress code. Monday to Saturday 11:00-18:00/6-12 months/asap/June/possibility permanent position. Sandton
C0507 MARIANA 011 7828217


R600-R900 000 Neg

ND/BTech/BSc Food Sc/Micro/Biotech; Dip/BCom Sales & Mkt; 5+ years’ exp senior commercial mngt/analytical/negotiation/communication skills, tech sales/mngt of consultancy/ laboratory services/training to laboratories/QA/Food or Product Safety Dept of food/beverage/ nutrition/water/environmental/ agrochemical/ pharmaceutical/cosmetic industries. Develop/build/ action long term commercial strategy to achieve sales/revenue/profit targets/lead development strategic lines across market segments, develop Sales budget/objectives/targets for team, lead/ motivate/ develop/train/coach Sales Admin/Tech Sales Reps/Account Mngrs during meetings/ client visits to achieve product knowledge/sales skills/targets, build strong relationships key strategic accounts/prepare sales reports/market/industry analyses/ develop company commercial strategy/maintain competitive edge. Ability/willingness to travel RSA/SADC countries. Gauteng
C0501 MARIANA 011 7828217


R120-R156 000 Neg

BSc Food Sc; Comp Lit; 1-2 years’ exp in food/food ingredient manufacturing industry, customer service, commercial acumen. Eval raw materials/flavour samples; provide customers with product samples acc to specification; assist Quality Department/QC processes; facilitate product brief and scoping discussions between stakeholders; create new recipes; prepare flavour samples as directed by R&D Mngr; expand/enhance the existing product range of flavours; provide technical direction during product development/specification of new product concepts/processes; assist in flavour projects; ensure products support the company’s goals/strategic direction; weekly reporting to CEO on development performance. Gauteng
C0406 MARIANA 011 7828217


R120-R156 000 Neg

BSc; Taste Panel & Descriptor Training; Adv Comp Skills; 2+ years’ exp organoleptic/ analytic analysis of cosmetics/toiletries/home care/food ingredients, understanding statistical process control systems measurement techniques; assist activities/processes/preparations in fragrance applications lab/selection/ compounding fragrance samples for applications/sample room/dispatch to customers within time frame; compound/maintain fragrance samples for sample room/application/prep. end product samples according to recipes/for evaluation; fragrance selection/product evaluation/application development for customer briefs; lead evaluations of fragrances in applications for briefs/research projects/portfolio evaluations; advise Sales/ Mkt/customers/Fragrance Creator for specific applications; identify fragrance delivery systems/ technologies for customer projects/select fragrances for projects according to customer/costs/regulations/ legislation; maintain fragrance performance data for fragrance portfolio by evaluation in finished product/ capture profiles. Midrand
C0408 MARIANA 011 7828217

Jobs posted April 2021


R850 000-R1 200 000 Tax Free

ND/BSc Food/Meat Sc; SAP/Google Docs; 15 yrs mngt meat production/ISO 22 000/ HACCP/SHE/QA/maint/clean/staff for QSR ind.;plan budget/CI/ mngt Logistics /Prod/Pack/Maint, cntl receipt/storage RPM & dispatch, cntl QA/Halaal/GHP/ R&D/CI formulations/output, mngt multi-national labour/housing/pay/OTJ training/IR/ reviews, eval/report TPM/PM/SAM. Tax free, plus car/house/air tickets. Contract renewable. Middle East
C0403 MARIANA 011 8883755


R72-R78 000 tctc pa

Sc Gr 12/ND Food Tech/Cons Sc Food & Nutr/Biotech; Comp Lit; 1-3 yrs’ QC/food safety on perishable food/meat as per legislation; ensure promotion of FSMS and QMS of raw material/WIP/ finished product/labelling/packing/maintenance/ dispatch/ staff maint. housekeeping/cleaning/ sanitation/highest hygiene standards in workplace/manufacturing/storage, train staff on SOP/ policies/assist supplier visits/ audits, part HACCP team/ensure GMP/HMS/daily organoleptic eval./ check water temp/chlorination/truck temp/cleanliness/loading/off loading/traceability/batch no.of loads/sampling raw material, pro-active reaction/response to problems/corrective action, ensure highest quality products/customer specs/check temp chillers/freezers daily/no unwanted items/ stock dates spacing/rotation FIFO, ensure all forms/docs on factory floor/HSM docs completed correctly/up to date/checked/signed by dept. heads/HACCP office, report any problem with product /temp/machines/incorrect handling/storage to mngt of meat processing/packing plant. Eastern Cape country.
C0405 MARIANA 011 7828217


R180-R220 000 ctc

Eng & Afr Gr 12/Dip.Sales/Mkt; 2-5 yrs mkt research/sales strategy, cold calling/develop/maintain business, sales administration/targets/reports/check deliveries/returns/credits, customer liaison/ telesales/sales of perishable/cold chain food to supermkts/wholesalers/factories/butcheries/ hospitality/restaurant/industrial catering industries. Pool Car & Commission. Mpumalanga
C0402 MARIANA 011 782 8217

Jobs posted March 2021


R400-R600 000 tctc

Bilingual Sc Gr12/N3; Qual Electrical Fitter/Millwright; Health & Safety Act; 5-10 years’ experience on planned maint. PLC/ Buhler milling electromech. processing packaging equipment maintenance/ upgrading/ continuous production/ safety/ national transformer quality standards/ SOP in food processing/ packing factory; do fault finding/ Root Cause Analysis/ Corrective/ Preventative Action/ ensure equipment/ spares availability. Medical Aid, Pension Fund, Relocation paid/ refundable. Free State
C0303 MARIANA 011 8883755


R800-R950 000 tctc

BTech/BSc Food Sc; Project Mngt Skills; 8-10 years exp R&D, Quality/Food Safety/Availability/Sustainability/Innovation/high/low risk Dairy Products/pack material/processes, incl HACCP/ GMP/QMS/EMS/raw materials/supply chain; Ensure brand integrity/product safety/customer satisfaction/departmental operational/ strategic plan/product/process/specification audits/ complaints/ NCR/RCA/ CAPA/ reporting, provide input/implementation into category/technical/ supplier strategies/ develop/CI technically leading edge/innovative/category specific high-quality products/projects/pack material, including F2F/organic/legislation/shelf life/ nutrition/ sensory evaluation. Ability/willingness to travel. WC
C0305 MARIANA 011 7828217

Jobs posted January 2021


R720-R805 000 tax free

N6/ND Electromech Eng; Millwright; 15 yrs Mech, Elec/Electron maint plant bakery; plan/Root Cause Analysis/execute/record Planned Maintenance/repairs/ construct process/pack equip/ buildings/grounds; Continuous Improvement Overal Equip Efficiency/productivity/minimise down time; cntl Safety Health Environmental Risk and Quality Systems/GMPs; budget/maintain/order parts; train production/paintenance staff; Continuous Improvement/advise systems/processes/report bakery mngr; 8 x 6 day week, 24/7 plant. No overtime; tax free/air tickets/house all/car/medical. East Africa.
C0102 +2711 8883755 MARIANA


R600-R700 000 tctc

BSc (Hons) Food Sc/Biotech/Micro; 5+ years’ exp Technical Mngr in fresh produce/beverage process/pack plant, ie FSMS/HACCP/BRC/FSSC 22 000/ISO 9000/ISO 14000/GHP/GMP/BOP/ Food & Packing Law/Halaal/Kosher/SQM implement/train/maintain/document/audit/CI; plan/ budget/set goals & timelines/ timplement/monitor/drive systematic performance/audit/improve/ change mngt production quality/hygiene/IMS, ensure implementation/maintenance/audit/CI QMS/EMS/FSMS of raw & packaging material/final products/services, liaison suppliers & customers/assure integrity/transparency/reputation of co./customers, complaints/NCR/RCA/ problem solving under pressure/CAPA/feedback/CI, ensure social & ethical responsibility i.r.o. staff/community/purchasing/SEDEX supply chain/waste/water usage/carbon footprint/greenhouse gasses/green buildings, organise/lead/motivate technical team, report trends/recommendations to Exco. W Cape
C0104 MARIANA 011 7828217

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