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*N. Dip Food Technology or Biotechnology and experience in a quality assurance environment is required. Must have a valid driver’s license. *
Location:Benoni
Description:A company that specializes in commercial laboratory testing is seeking a Hygiene Inspector to join their team. The Hygiene Inspector will report to the Client Relationship Manager and is responsible for scheduling and performing hygiene inspections according to customer needs; working together with the laboratory and business development personnel to deliver a high-quality service to customers; and being conversant with HACCP and food safety, QA/QC, and other hygiene auditing procedures. The responsibilities include, but are not limited to, coordinating and scheduling hygiene inspections at client premises according to their requirements using Microsoft Outlook; performing hygiene inspections according to customer needs (sampling of product, swabs and water for analysis, hygiene observations); correct transportation of samples from clients to the laboratory; ensuring the correct sample documentation and authorization have been received from the client, and submission registers are completed upon delivery to the laboratory; completion of in-house environmental monitoring (monthly and weekly) and reporting on results; correctly logging samples onto the company’s LIMS; consulting with clients regarding their hygiene requirements and/or results; following-up on positive pathogen results and out of specification alerts received by clients; working together with the laboratory and business development personnel to deliver a high-quality service to customers; complying with traffic regulations to operate vehicles in a safe and courteous manner; and daily vehicle inspections conducted according to procedure.
Key Requirements:The ideal candidate should have an N. Dip in Food Technology or Biotechnology and experience in a quality assurance environment. Food Safety Systems implementation and/or management and Auditing experience would be advantageous. Furthermore, the ideal candidate should be conversant with QA/QC standard operating procedures; microbiological analysis using standard testing protocols; HACCP and food safety; and a thorough understanding of ISO 22000, British Retail Consortium, and other hygiene auditing procedures.
Additional Requirements:The ideal candidate should have a customer-centric attitude; problem and time management skills; excellent interpersonal skills; and be detail orientated and organized. Furthermore, the candidate should have the ability to work independently, with little or no supervision, with people from all backgrounds, methodically, and be able to explain environmental health procedures.
*Only candidates that meet all the requirements should apply
**Please quote “Hygiene Inspector (G867)” in the subject line
***Only candidates that are shortlisted will be contacted

To apply for this job email your details to cvs@scistaff.co.za