Food Safety Officer (m/f)

Crede Mozambique

Crede Mozambique is recruiting a Food Safety Officer (m/f), to be based in Morrumbene, Mozambique.
  • We are a South African company with extensive experience in edible oil and health food manufacturing. We have recently opened a coconut processing facility near Morrumbene, Inhambane Province
  • The Food Safety Officer is expected to run a Food Safety System at our facility. The facility produces organic coconut oil, coconut flour, coconut chips and desiccated coconut
  • At a minimum, the Food Safety System will be HACCP, but likely also FSA and/or FSSC 22000. In addition to running our food safety system, the Food Safety Officer will be responsible for overall quality management at our site. Currently, we have a team of 50 employees, but this is increasing quickly. As needed, we will consider hiring assistants to the Food Safety Officer as the operation expands
  • As our products are primarily for the export market, an excellent quality management system is very important to us
  • In addition to managing the food safety systems themselves, the Food Safety Officer will be responsible for:
  • Chairing the company quality committee
  • Managing internal and external audits of our facilities
  • Ensuring compliance with all applicable food safety regulations
  • Ensuring finished product complies with all relevant specifications, including physical, microbiological and sensory requirements, which includes basic physical and microbiological testing on site
  • The Food Safety Officer will receive support from an experienced team based in South Africa
  • Requirements/qualifications for this role include the following:
  • Able to communicate in English and Portuguese
  • A tertiary qualification (degree or diploma) in Food Science, Microbiology or Biological Sciences will be highly preferred
  • At least 2 years’ experience operating in a Food Safety System is required
  • The candidate must be willing to relocate to Morrumbene, where the company will assist in finding suitable accommodation
  • The ability to do basic physical and microbiological testing will be an advantage
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted
  • Requires relocation to Morrumbene, in Inhambane Province
  • Salary Proposal: MZN 20,000 - MZN 60,000 per month
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  • Published 28.05.2021
  • Expires 11.06.2021
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