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Graduate Food Technologist

The Programme 

AVI LIMITED is known for its leading household brands across many categories including hot beverages, sweet, and savory biscuits and snacks, frozen convenience foods, personal care products, cosmetics, shoes, accessories, and fashion apparel.  
A love for the sea and passion for fishing are the driving forces behind I&J, a leading fishing company, and manufacturer of high-quality chilled and frozen foods.

Almost 110 years old, I&J is the trusted name in seafood, operating a modern and efficient trawler fleet, and continually investing in the training and development of experienced fishing crews, committed to fishing responsibly, with a long-term vision. I&J has achieved and maintained accreditation from the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) since 2004.  
I&J is a globally respected supplier of high-quality, chilled and frozen Cape Hake and a leading producer of farmed Cape Abalone. It is also one of AVI’s great South African brands. I&J is proudly South African and invests in, and empowers, the communities in which it operates.  
We are looking for, you - a Food Technology Graduate - who would like to join a company that employs real people to do exceptional things.  

What You Will Do

  • Assist Product Development Technologist with Concept / Kitchen Samples as well as Factory Trials and First Production. 
  • Assist with Cooking up of samples for Product evaluations. 
  • Assist with shelf life studies (Real-Time, On-going, Accelerated). 
  • Administration with regards to new product development (product and packaging). 
  • Assist Packaging Development with packaging trials.
  • Assist both Packaging & Product Development Technologist with required tests related to New Product Launches. 

 Required Skills and Abilities 

  • BSc Food Science. 
  • BTech Food Technology. 
  • Have a minimum average of 60% in your final year. 
  • Able to work in Cape Town. 
  • Willingness to work in a factory environment. 
  • Vehicle and driver’s license will be advantageous. 
  • Be a South African Citizen. 
  • Innovative and analytical mind-set. 
  • Team player with a passion for achieving. 
  • Enthusiastic self-starter who is open to all the unique learning opportunities we offer . 
Closed a year ago
Closed a year ago
  • Job type:Graduate Jobs
  • Disciplines:

    Food Technology

  • Citizenships:

  • Locations:

    Cape Town (South

  • Closing Date:31st Jul 2021, 6:00 pm


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