Job Summary

Our client in food production industry operating within Nairobi is looking for food technologist to its manage production processes

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 3 years

Job Description

Production of the existing and develop new consumer preferred products and flavors that are reproducible at commercial scale (quality and cost requirements, raw materials supply, adhering to regulatory guidelines, etc.)

Works with Marketing Team to ensure a continual flow of new products are in the future pipeline consistent with company strategic direction.

Partner with suppliers to monitor industry trends and evaluate ingredient or new flavor materials, product, processes and make recommendations for optimization based on project requirements.

Work closely with marketing team and outside testing resources on sensory evaluation. Make adjustments based on consumer feedback to ensure products exceed consumer expectations.

Maintain accurate records on all trials being performed.


Specific Knowledge and Skills

Degree in food technology of related course in recognized university

Minimum of 2 years’ experience in food production industry

Basic Product Development: Knowledge of product development process especially tomato source production

Cooking: Knowledge of commercial cooking processes and techniques.

Ingredients: Knowledge of key ingredient properties in general and those specifically used for source products.

Flavor Creation: Knowledge of flavor compounding and flavor creation and the ability to create and apply new flavor prototypes based on product briefs

Analytical Chemistry: Ability to utilize and apply analytical instruments to assist with flavor creation and nutritional problem solving

Good leadership skills

Driving license will be an added advantage 

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