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Management Trainee Programme - Research & Development

The Programme 

What do all successful recipes have in common? They're the result of a lot of experimentation, analyzation, and testing. Alongside a team of talented professionals, you’ll be professionally mentored to do just this and MORE as you craft your recipe for career success. 
  
At RCL FOODS, we’re giving graduates in South Africa the opportunity to develop their unique recipe for success in their professional journey in the Research & Development sector. 
  
As our Research & Development Management Trainee, you’ll develop new products for various project briefs. 
  
This means screening raw materials to ensure suitability for manufacturing plants, testing alternative ingredients for cost and quality improvements, completing product shelf-life tests and reports, and interpreting data collected from quality assessments. 
  
You’ll also conduct competitive benchmarking and tasting sessions to ensure our products are always cream of the crop, adding to our shelves of successful recipes! 
  
So, if you’re ready to roll up your sleeves and start innovating for a company that takes their food seriously - And in a way that will help you develop your career seriously - Then we want to hear from you. 
 
Our Management Trainee Programme offers exceptional development opportunities to self-motivated, talented individuals who are full of flavor, enabling them to achieve a successful future in the industry. 
  
Through a fast-paced, accelerated learning environment, Research & Development Management Trainees will receive essential career ingredients from there. They’ll receive the development training, experience and mentorship needed to take them to leadership levels within RCL FOODS. 
  
Our aggressive fast-track development programme is the perfect entree for career success, forming an integral part of building our future RCL FOODS leadership pipeline, by preparing graduates to take on leadership roles within 4 to 5 years. 
 
What is in it for me: 

  • Meaningful work experience that forms the foundation of your career, receiving the perfect career entree for your future. 
  • Coaching from experienced leaders to gain insights into strategic thinking. You’ll also receive career advice from these career MasterChef's.  
  • Planned rotations to ensure you obtain the right combination of ingredients to get you ready for that leadership role. 
  • Structured development plans that keep you clear on what preparation you need throughout your journey. 
  • You’ll combine the above daily to create a CAREER, not just a job!    

Required Skills and Abilities 

  • BTech/BSc or BSc(Hons) in Food Science, Microbiology, or Biotechnology. 
  • Completed studies or currently in the final year of study. 
  • Completion of post-graduate studies is advantageous. 
  • Good academic results in your majors in 2nd and 3rd year. 
  • Computer Literacy (MS Office, including Excel and Word). 
  • Excellent communication skills. 
  • Output driven. 
  • Analytical and conceptual thinking. 
  • Deadline focused. 
  • Process-driven. 
  • Adaptable.
Closed 7 days ago
Closed 7 days ago
  • Job type:Graduate Jobs
  • Disciplines:

    Management, Research and Development

  • Citizenships:

  • Locations:

    South Africa (South

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  • Closing Date:12th Aug 2022, 6:00 pm

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