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  • Posted: Aug 20, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Boxer Superstores is a South African based, discount supermarket trading in the Southern African retail marketplace. Our ambition is to be Africas favourite discount supermarket. We trade across every province and in the Kingdom of eSwatini ensuring our shoppers benefit from our full service supermarket offerings.

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    Confined Label Product Technologist

    About the job


    Boxer Superstores, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Pick and Pay, is a rapidly growing Supermarket discount chain operating in all provinces throughout South Africa. Owing to our growth we are looking for an experienced Confined Label Product Technologist to join our fast paced Commercial team, based at our Durban Westville Head Office.

    Job Deliverables

    To assist the Confined Label Manager with the continuous improvement of current confined labels and the technical development of new confined label products


          Key Responsibilities

    • Assist the CL Manager with the project management of New Brands Developments Timelines , Targets & Reporting

    • Assist the CL Manager by following up with key internal and external stake holders on the required Company documentation and that all fields within the documentation are filled in correctly pertaining the development, not limited but including the list below:

    1. Technical Product Compliance records, such as Microbiological testing and shelf life testing, etc.

    2. Product and Supplier specific legislation compliance such as a copy of their Reg.638 COA as per HB Agreement.

    3. Food safety or product quality certification

    4. Packaging/Raw material product specification

    • Assist with the co-ordination and review of all confined label product testing prior to Launch and results thereof is analysed and communicated

    • Assist the CL Manager with the management of testing service provider with current Private Label Database and results thereof in terms of risk to be communicated

    • Assist the CL Manager with the management of Third Party Legislation checks on all new products and changes thereof to be communicated to Marketing for changes on design

    • High, medium Risk Profile Suppliers , ensure food safety team is made aware and adhoc inspections to be conducted and report backs thereof needs to managed directly with the supplier

    • The Internal auditing of Private Label files

    • Assist the CL Manager with the management for the collection of artwork disk and final physical proof sign off with barcodes scanning and actual test print


          Education and experience

    • Degree/Diploma in Food Technology or similar applied Science qualification is essential

    • Packaging technology qualification will be advantageous

    • Minimum 2-3 Years’ experience in the FMCG industry

    • Good communication skills/ telephone etiquette

    • Must have excellent computer skills

    • Attention to detail with excellent analytical skills

    • Innovative thinking and creative mindset


    If you are excited about joining a progressive, growing and forward thinking business that encourages career development, and if you are keen to explore this opportunity further, then kindly upload your CV to become a part of this incredible business.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Boxer Superstores on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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