Food Technologist (Abuja)
Tinu Foods is on a mission to transform the way the world thinks about home-cooking. Forget the hassle of supermarkets, or the tiresome process of planning your weekly meals - we deliver to your door all of the ingredients, instructions and inspiration needed to make delicious meals at home, from scratch.
Not only have we been named Nigeria's fastest growing start-up, but we're the industry leader. Along the way, we've delivered hundreds of millions of meals to millions of households worldwide, and are passionate about disrupting one of the last industries to go online - food and grocery.
So, if you're keen to change the way people eat forever, join a dynamic and energetic team and work in one of the coolest offices in Ado Ekiti, look no further.
About the job:
Our recipes and the ingredients that go into them are the core of everything we do here at Tinu Foods. We're looking for someone to drive the quality and technical aspects of our grocery products to ensure they're safe and consistent for our customers.
You will have real impact on our customer satisfaction and their delicious achievements at home!
What you will be doing:
You will be a food quality, safety and integrity expert, working closely with and supporting Tinu Foods teams, including Culinary, Procurement, Menu Planning, Customer Care, Press and our Distribution Centre.
You will build and develop relationships with Tinu Foods suppliers.
You will carry out supplier visits and audits & will lead the Supplier Approval Process.
You will work closely with the Procurement team to develop Category Plans and lead the NPD process.
You will continually improve the Tinu Foods Specification system.
You will manage product non-conformances and investigate customer complaints with the laboratory and relevant suppliers.
You will work closely with the Distribution Centre to resolve production issues & manage risk.
You will report on performance of product quality on a weekly, monthly & quarterly basis.
You will provide training to the wider business on specific quality and safety issues.
Who you are:
You have experience in food safety, technology and quality or similar
You are highly analytical and data driven
You have experience managing all technical aspects of a supplier relationship, including audits
Food Sciences/Nutrition degree or similar scientific degree
Knowledge of food safety systems and HACCP
Experience in allergen control/freefrom products is a bonus
You work well under pressure and are adept at prioritisation
You're a self-starter, curious and are eager to develop your knowledge and skills
What you'll get in return:
70% discount on Tinu Foods boxes
Free local gym access or private healthcare
Beers every Friday
Pension scheme contribution
Fantastic social activities (we once transformed our office into a multilevel, mini golf course!)
High level of responsibility from day one
Location: Eco Village , Before New Local Govt Secretariat , Odo Ado , Ado Ekiti
Start date: ASAP
Recruitment process: first, you will have a phone interview with a member of our Talent Acquisition team. Should you be successful, we will invite you for two interviews: one competency interview and one culture fit interview.
You think you can be our next Food Technologist? Apply and tell us!
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