Product Development/QC Manager at ez37 Solutions

Product Development/QC Manager | ez37 Solutions | Location: Ibadan

Type Full-time: Permanent


Product Development

 Leads the technical aspects of product development through the investigation, planning, execution, evaluating and reporting on new product / process development and improvement.

 Independently initiates, investigates, and implements significant new formulations, recipes, process improvements, existing product improvement and cost savings projects.

 Evaluates and makes recommendations concerning the application of new recipe and processing technologies.

 Prepare new product costings based on raw materials and manufacturing costs to ensure profitable products.

 This position initiates, evaluates, plans, directs, executes, implements, and reports on activities related to the development of new products, improvements or cost savings ideas.

 Interface with NAFDAC and all related regulatory bodies, as it relates to new product development and factory regulations compliance; while ensuring stringent hygienic standards are met around new product lines

 Stays apprised of new technologies, trends and processes in the food manufacturing industry, and advices as appropriate.

 Develops understanding of all processes new to the organization; evaluates whether portions of such processes are applicable to other products.

 Document and report on new product test runs/trials and results. Identify any potential issues or improvements to the process or formulations and discuss with management team.

 Maintains an accurate documentation of workflow and processes.

Quality Control

 Ensuring legal obligations are followed and ensuring compliance with regulatory bodies and with health and safety guidelines.

 Setting the requirements for raw materials from suppliers and monitoring their compliance.

 Supervising inspectors, technicians, and other staff members and providing guidance.

 Ensure that all Quality Operations SOPs are strictly adhered to; and review the SOPs as appropriate.


 Acts as a technical consultant to all Food Manufacturing units of FoodCo on product formulation/processing and quality assurance issues related to assigned products.

 Work collaboratively and develop strong relationships with cross functional teams including; Operations, and Procurement to solve key business issues and drive profitable growth.

Talent Management

 Manage performance of reports and ensure that relevant training and development interventions are implemented to sustain performance.

 Train team members/stakeholders and grow their capabilities on the products developed as needed for scaling up production and quality assurance lines.

 Mentor and coach reports to ensure performance in the team is sustained


  • Minimum of 5 years’ related working experience, across reputable food manufacturing organisations.
  • Deep understanding of the Food Manufacturing market in Nigeria, and related consumer products.
  • First degree or equivalent qualification in Food Science Technology
  • Proven record and success in developing new products.
  • Working knowledge across different aspects of Food Manufacturing such as confectioneries, ice creams, pastry, bakery, etc
  • Working knowledge of related food manufacturing regulatory standards.
  • Commercial awareness and market orientation
  • Innovative and creative acumen

Application Closing Date : September 13, 2020

Method of Application
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