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Carpe Diem Recruitment 2023/2024

Applications are invited from interested and suitably qualified candidates for Carpe Diem Recruitment 2023/2024.


Carpe Diem Recruitment is a Job Recruitment agency working in the ??FMCG industry in the Paarl and Western Cape.

We are recruiting to fill the following position below:

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Job Title: New Product Developer


Exciting career opportunity at an important role player in the  food manufacturing industry.

Duties & Responsibilities

Upgrade and Develop new innovative, cost-effective & factory orientated products for Paarl sites. Help drive & Initiate profitable growth of allocated categories through creative product development and upgrades.



Project management of critical path with various teams to enable successful launches in line with customer agreements.

Customer presentations: highly professional product presentations that deliver & exceed customer expectations on Product quality and documentation.

Clear timeous communication: With customer and internally

Ensuring NPD Recipes and documentation is captured and up to date against given timelines.

Local and Global Market awareness TRENDS, constantly being aware of the market, trends & competition. Identifying GAPS and new opportunities to grow the business.

Customer Relationship, Project Management & Clear Communication at multiple levels.

Desired Experience & Qualification

Diploma or Degree in Food Science/Technology

Minimum 3-year Diploma: Advanced Culinary Arts, / Diploma in Food Preparation & Cooking. 

3 – 8 years work experience

Required competencies

Accurate documentation and information recording

Planning & coordination

Problem-solving skills


Hands-on involvement where required: Factory or Kitchen.

Communication Skills written and verbal

Time Management and Planning

Customer Orientated

Flexible & adaptable


Own Transportation – place of work Paarl

Shortlisted applicants

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Will be required to undergo relevant psychometric assessments and interview screening.


will act in accordance with its Employment Equity and transformation goals

Package & Remuneration

R 20 000 – R 25 000 pm before deductions.

How to Apply

Interested applicants should kindly visit the company website to get more details and submit the application(s).