Research and Development Officer at Fastizers Food and Confectionery Limited

Fastizers Food and Confectionery Limited started with its first production of cookies 5 years ago, desiring to cater to its immediate community. This first batch of home-made Fastizers Cookies, produced with less than N1,000,  got so much positive feedback it inspired the production of subsequent batches, however still on a small scale from a home-kitchen.Job Title: Research and Development OfficerLocation: Agbara Ogun State.Job FunctionsGenerating new product ideas and recipes/Modifying and improving existing recipesStaying up-to-date with industry technological developmentsPrepares reports on progress of research and development work, and recommends the addition, expansion or discontinuance of projects.Designing processes and machinery for the production of recipes on a large scaleWorking with operations to develop new processes / procedures and ensure that product development efforts are compatible and beneficial to the manufacturing capabilities.Conducting research on new product development possibilities and consumer tastes.Conducts pre-launch productions of these new products and processes in collaboration with the production team.Responsible for implementation of new products into the field.Liaising with marketing staffResponsible for project management of new product development, and new process development.Ensuring that stringent hygiene food safety standards are metIdentifying and choosing products from suppliersMonitoring the use of additivesWriting reports.

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