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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 May 2021


R120-156 000 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


R240-276 000 tctc

BTech/BSc Food Sc; Adv Computer Skills; 4-5 years’ flavourants experience analytical & sensory evaluation/statistical process control systems measurement techniques of food ingredients/flavours/fragrances; sampling of raw materials/prepare samples for QC/labelling raw materials and finished goods/analyse raw material samples for moisture/finished products for RI, density and sensory attributes/record QC results/generate COA/daily and monthly calibration of scales and testing equipment/continuous checking and sampling of re-assessment samples/maintain retention sample storage of raw materials and finished products/filing of docs, ie COA/MSDS/specs, maintain ISO 9001/ISO 17025/GLP FSSC 22 000/Occ Health & Safety, compile/revise technical documentation of products, ie allergen declaration/safety data sheets/technical data sheets/specifications, NCR/customer complaints/RCA/CAPA, cntl/train/ discipline/delegate to/evaluate staff/report to Quality Mngr. Midrand
C0407 MARIANA 011 7828217


R120-156 000 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


R155-200 000 tctc Neg

Tech Gr12; qualified Tradesman; Comp Lit; 2-5 yrs’ exp Maint Foreman/Mngr in food co; mngt/ plan/organise staff/production hygiene/waste mngt/maintenance; dev/implement/maint records for PM schedules/WI/CI,understand/ apply/ops/ production/cleaning equip/measuring systems, evaluate /compile/ensure action plans Maint Ops/deadlines, troubleshoot/maintain/repair equip/premises, Food Safety/ GHP/SHE/QC of product/workmanship/reporting, cntl eng warehouse/critical spares/ orders/liaison suppliers, accurate/immediate docs/info/admin cntl as per organogram, self/staff development/understand/implement Acts/equip adjustment for customer requests, ensure adherence to Job Descriptions/Work Instructions/time keeping, train/discipline/evaluation staff, analyse/dev BOP/CI of co vision/strategy/within capex, horizontal/vertical liaison/report to GM/director of meat processing/packing plant. Eastern Cape country.
C0404 MARIANA 011 8883755


R72-78 000 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


R345-440 000 Pack Neg

BSc Food Sc; ISO/FSSC 22 000/HACCP; 3-5 years’ experience implement/maintain/audit FSMS/ QMS, application/matching of flavours/colours/fragrances/sweeteners, R&D/problem solving/ technical advice to food/beverage/pharmaceutical/cosmetic manufacturers in RSA/export market. Include Medical aid/ pension fund/incentive bonus. Gauteng
C0401 MARIANA 011 782-8217


R180-220 000 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


R360-420 000 tct

ND/BTech/BSc Food Sc/Biochem;Adv. Comp. Skills; FSSC 22 000 level 5; Five yrs’ exp overseeing a QC team in production facility and work under pressure, 3 yrs’ exp understanding on the floor production systems/processes/process cntl sheets and passing external Food Safety audits, supermkt standards implementation, 3 yrs’ exp mngt pest control contractors; mngt and coordinate QC staff in safe environment with required resources and develop/implement/update product specs; mngt laboratory/ housekeeping/product analysis/lab equipment maint and calibration/liaison outside laboratories; ensure FSSC 22 000 established/implemented/trained/maintained/docs cntl/ meetings with FS team/internal and external audits/customer specs accreditation/ CI, liaison/advise Production re. production issues/ensure regulatory and statutory compliance/resolve customer complaints/NCR/RCA/CAPA of food/ beverage/ condiments plant. Overtime and shifts when required. Gauteng
C0307 MARIANA 011 7828217


R400-600 000 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


R800-950 000 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


R400-500 000 tctc

BTech/BSc Food Sc/Micro; Project Mngt Skills; 5+ years’ hands-on experience game meat/ biltong/protein Food Safety risks/QMS/EMS/GHP/sensory evaluation/ novel vegan processing technologies/R&D/shelf life/RSA legislation/commercial aptitude/financial indicators, systematically drive technical/product/ professional innovation/CI/implement business/ technical strategy in line with new co/legal requirements, Technical mngt/advice to suppliers/NCR/RCA/ CAPA, ensure production and selling of safe/innovative/high quality products/in upmarket packaging at competitive prices. Must be prepared to work with non-Halaal meat. Ability/ willingness to travel. WC
C0306 MARIANA 011 7828217


R150-180 000 tctc

Responsible bilingual Blockman/Meat Cutting Technician/Chef; Comp Lit; 3-5 years’ hands-on experience supervise staff on meat processing according to GMP/HACCP/ ISO 22 000; to control factory workers on cooking and smoking of processed meat products, using smokers, industrial cookers, bowl cutters, fillers, picklers, tumblers according to Food Safety/Good Manufacturing Practices/quality systems; must be able to train/motivate/lead/discipline staff, ensure cleaning/sanitising/safety/security, handle non-conformances/complaints/problem solving/corrective/preventive action/report writing. EC
C0204 MARIANA 011 888-3755


R400-540 000 tctc

Gr 12; Meat Cutting Tech; Management; 10-15 years’ experience beef deboning/lamb cutting/processing/portioning in abattoir/meat processing plant & wholesale/hygiene; Mngt of outloading of carcasses & quarters/production runs/quality/specs/fulfilment of primals/portioning/processing orders/efficient/ continuous production on conveyor system and trimming tables/export order production/weighing/labelling/handle measles per protocol/balance in/output/ achieve product yields/cleaning/sanitation, verify production/refrigeration equipment/ freezers/chillers/conveyors/vehicles/computers/electronic devices functional/maintained/locked/keys secured, check raw material/packaging/spice stores/stock levels/rotation/re-order levels/stock takes/ receipts/returns primals/wholesale/investigate with QC Mngr/adhere final decision Chief Meat Inspector, check orders fulfilled/order & picking slips dispatch/correct loading vehicles/pre-loading quarters/storage sides/loaded vehicles leave on time, approve training/ensure Jnr Mngrs cntl staff/time sheets/leave/pass out forms/verbal & written warnings/attend disciplinary hearings, attend weekly strategy/quarterly management/annual review meetings/report to COO/EXCO on trends/packaging losses/yields per product type/overstock/shorts/staff turnover/recommendations. Driver’s Lic. ASAP. Gauteng
C0206 MARIANA 011 8883755

Jobs posted January 2021


R720-805 000 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


R600-700 000 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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