Sensory Technician

Africa Personnel Services - windhoek, namibia

7 months ago


We are seeking a highly skilled and motivated Sensory Technician to join our dynamic team. The successful candidate will play a crucial role in ensuring the quality and safety of our products through the application of sensory analysis and laboratory testing. If you are detail-oriented, possess strong problem-solving skills, and thrive in a fast-paced environment, we invite you to apply.

Key Attributes:

  • Strong Problem-Solving Skills: Ability to identify and solve complex problems efficiently, especially under stressful situations.

  • Flexibility and Overtime: Willingness to work overtime when required to meet project deadlines and ensure the highest standards of product quality.

  • Time Management: Excellent time management skills to handle multiple tasks efficiently and meet deadlines.


  • Degree/Diploma: In Food Technology or related fields such as Chemistry, Biology, Microbiology.

  • Experience: Minimum of two (2) years of experience in a food processing plant as a Laboratory Technician.

  • Laboratory Experience: Relevant experience in a laboratory environment, with a focus on microbiology and/or analytical testing.

  • Knowledge: Must possess knowledge of sanitation and food handling standards, with familiarity in Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) preferred.

Key Activities:

  • Sensory Panel Proficiency Program: Execute and oversee the Sensory Panel Proficiency Program to ensure accurate and consistent sensory analysis.

  • TCCQS (Quality) System: Maintain and uphold the TCCQS Quality System to meet the highest industry standards.

  • Environmental Health & Safety Standards: Adhere to and enforce environmental health and safety standards within the laboratory setting.

  • Product Quality: Maintain and monitor product quality through sensory evaluation and laboratory testing.

  • Housekeeping: Perform regular housekeeping duties to ensure a clean and organized work environment.

  • Incoming Ingredients Inspection: Inspect incoming ingredients to verify quality and compliance with established standards.

  • QA/QC Tests: Assist with Quality Assurance/Quality Control tests to validate product specifications.

Closing Date: 20 January 2024

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