Food Technologist at Pork Money Nigeria

PorkMoney Africa’s First & Fastest Growing Pig Farming Platform. Pork is the most commonly consumed meat in the world, with Ghana and Nigeria alone consuming over $3Billion dollars worth. More than 80% of Pork consumed in this part of the world is imported, that is monies that when localized would create many financial opportunities for farmers, wholesalers, retailers and the population at large.We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Food TechnologistLocation: LagosJob DescriptionMust have knowledge in meet processing ( Specifically Pork processing)Modifying existing products and processes and developing new ones;Checking and improving safety and quality control procedures in your own and suppliers' factories, from the raw material stage through to the finished product;Researching current consumer markets and latest technologies to develop new product concepts;Selecting raw materials and other ingredients from suppliers;Preparing product costings based on raw materials and manufacturing costs to ensure profitable products;Auditing suppliers or managing internal audits;Coordinating launches of new products or running trials alongside or together with product development;Dealing with any customer complaint investigations or product issues;Compiling, checking and approving product specifications and labelling;Undertaking long-term projects with other departments, e.g. reducing waste by improving efficiency;Working on packaging innovation and technology.Designing processes and machinery for the production of recipes on a large scaleLiaising with marketing staffEnsuring that strict hygiene food safety standards are metIdentifying and choosing products from suppliersMonitoring the use of additivesTesting and examining samplesWriting reports. 

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