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Summary

Food scientist with strong research skills useful in product development, sensory evaluation and product quality assessment. Working knowledge of food quality and safety systems coordination, implementation and document control. I am pasionate about tackling new projects, seeing them take off; and eventually, buying them off the shelves. •New product research and development: application of flavours and formulations of sweet goods/confectionery, beverages, emulsions and sports supplements and other nutritional food products, application of sweeteners •Pilot testing and upscaling •Product shelf life testing and nutritional tables/labels •Planning and execution of descriptive and consumer sensory evaluation. •PRP, GMP, ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and ISO 22000, FSSC 22000, HACCP, Internal Auditing •Statistical and multivariate data analysis •Quality Assurance: Investigating consumer complaints and control of non-conforming products

Experiences

Current Experience

  • Senior Product Innovator
    Since November 2014

Past Experience

  • Research and Development Technologist
    November 2012 --- November 2014

Knowledge

LinkedIn Assessment :
ResearchMicrosoft OfficeEnglishWindowsAnalysisMicrosoft ExcelProduct developmentPowerPointData AnalysisMicrosoft WordStrategic PlanningHTMLPublic SpeakingBudgetsCustomer ServiceSupplier Quality AssuranceInternal auditingHACCPFSSC 22000Sensory EvaluationLaboratory ManagementNutritional Analysis

Education

  • BSc (Hons) in Biological Sciences from Midlands State University in 2007
  • Master's degree in Food Science from University of Pretoria/Universiteit van Pretoria in 0

Publications

    Expert has 1 publications (Will be avalible with full profile)

Area / Region

South Africa

Others

Driving License
  • Yes