QA/R&D Technologist – Health And Sports Nutrition
2022-09-16 - 2022-10-16
Permanent
PS009725
Medical and Pharmaceutical
Gauteng, Johannesburg
Monthly Cost To Company (Market related, Negotiable)
A leading brand in the health and sports nutrition industry requires the above to drive and oversee all QA/QC responsibilities within the company as well as support the R+D / Quality Manager with all quality and development aspects of the business.
Minimum requirements for the role:
  • A BSc Degree or Diploma in either food science, food and nutrition science or consumer sciences or pharmaceutical science or related is preferred for this role.
  • Previous experience having worked with health supplements, complementary medicines, and nutrition is preferred.
  • Person must ideally be familiar with the label registrations – SAPRA – management of complimentary medicines.
  • Previous experience having worked with health products and supplements is beneficial.
  • The successful candidate must have a knowledge of category D (complementary) medicines. 
  • Previous experience having worked within a QA/QC role within the pharmaceutical/complementary medicines/health supplements or food or related industries is essential.
The successful candidate will be responsible for:
  • Drive and oversee all QA/QC responsibilities within the company as well as support the R&D / quality manager with all quality and development aspects of the business.
  • Investigating and resolving customer complaints and providing feedback to customers.
  • Managing microbial and shelf-life testing through 3rd party accredited laboratories.
  • Compiling and recording product specifications for all products. 
  • Ensuring incoming and outgoing labels and packaging matches product specifications.
  • Developing certificates of conformance of products for exports.
  • Compiling standard operating procedures in line with GMP requirements.
  • Managing and recording shelf-life testing with manufacturers.
  • Inspecting capsule-based products according to specifications and approving or rejecting release into the market.
  • Assisting with food safety audits of 3rd party manufacturers (FSSC 22000, GFSI, GMP).
  • Conducting internal food safety audits of the warehouse (GFSI).
  • Working towards FSSC22000 accreditation.
  • Reviewing product labels according to R146 foods labelling regulations and SAHPRA guidelines on complementary medicines (CAMS).
  • Assisting with consumer and product research based on trends in the market to develop new products, line extensions and flavours.
Salary package, including benefits, is highly negotiable depending on experience gained.
For more information please contact:
Vanessa Lester