Head, Food Technologist / Production at PTK Consulting Limited

PTK Consulting Limited - Our client who are into food processing with Head office on the Mainland, has mandated us to hire an individual to fill the position below:



Job Title: Head, Food Technologist / Production (Male)

Location: Lagos Mainland, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

As a Head food technologist / Head of Production, you'll need to:

  • Modify existing products and processes and develop new ones
  • Check and improve safety and quality control procedures in your own and suppliers' factories, from the raw material stage through to the finished product
  • Compile, check and approve product specifications and labelling
  • Undertake long-term projects with other departments, such as reducing waste by improving efficiency
  • Work on packaging innovation and technology
  • Conduct experiments and produce sample products
  • Design the processes and machinery for making products with a consistent flavour, colour and texture in large quantities
  • Build relationships with suppliers and customers
  • Ensure products are profitable.
  • Research current consumer markets and latest technologies to develop new product concepts
  • Select raw materials and other ingredients from suppliers
  • Prepare product costing based on raw materials and manufacturing costs to ensure profitable products
  • Audit suppliers or manage internal audits
  • Run trials of new products - either alongside or together with product development
  • Coordinate launches of new products
  • Deal with any customer complaint investigations or product issues

Depending on the sector you work in, you may also do the following additional tasks.

In food manufacturing:

  • Develop the ability to repeat processes to ensure consistency and safety
  • Liaise with technical and commercial colleagues in procurement, sales, technical services and marketing and distribution, and with official food inspection and hygiene agencies (this takes up a considerable proportion of time on the manufacturing side)
  • Work with engineering and production to develop solutions to production issues, while maintaining food safety.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Qualified candidate must have relevant Degree (B.Tech or HND) in the following areas: Food, Nutrition and Health, Food Safety and Quality Management, Food Science / Technology.
  • 8 - 10 years relevant work experience.
  • The ideal candidate must be working in a similar food processing company and must be living in Lagos.

N200,000 - N250,000 Monthly.



How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their updated CV to: using "Head Food Technologist / Production - Male" as the subject of the email.

Note: Only qualified candidates would be invited for interview this month


Application Deadline  21st December, 2021.

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