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Food Technologist

About Zimplistic:

Zimplistic is a product design company inventing intelligent kitchen appliances that promote healthy eating through simplicity & automation.

Rotimatic is world's first fully automatic roti and flatbread making solution. For centuries women have spent time daily to make fresh rotis for their families, a task which is often described as a chore and a hassle. Rotimatic solves this problem and frees up people from the daily chore.

About the Role:

You would be an integral part of the R&D team, a cross-functional role with great exposure to Food Science & Technology.

As a Food Technologist you would be involved in conducting experiments and producing sample products, as well as designing the processes for making products with a consistent flavour, colour and texture. You will work closely with the Food Technology team to deliver product ready recipes and characterization studies based on the developments in the Food Science & Technology expertise. This role is suitable for candidates who have 2-3 years experience in this field.

Responsibilities:

  • Explore the application of  existing products and processes.
  • New product and application/recipe development.
  • Compiling/checking product specifications.
  • Designing and conducting experiments and as well as to analyze and interpret data.
  • Developing the ability to repeat processes to ensure consistency and safety.
  • Working with engineering/production to develop solutions to production issues whilst maintaining food quality.
  • Investigating standards for food quality control and assurance.
  • Perform troubleshooting and resolve quality issues with the QA team.
  • Establish product specifications and documentation
  • Study methods to improve quality of foods, such as flavor, color, texture, nutritional value, convenience, or physical, chemical, and microbiological composition of foods.

Qualification:

  • Diploma / Bachelors Degree / Masters Degree in Food Science and Technology
  • Preferably relevant research/work experience in flour/dough and bakery products.
  • Knowledge of engineering/production to develop solutions for food processing.
  • Understanding of product (inc. formulation) and process development for bakery products.
  • Technical problem solving skills to drive new ideas and strategies on new product development.

 

Skills:

Candidates should have excellent written and oral communication skills and good team-work abilities. Should have a meticulous attention to detail, especially with regard to food processing and technology.

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