Food Technologist


Sustainable Agriculture Tanzania (SAT) is a grassroots organization registered in Tanzania. SAT has launched two new projects (Farmer and Pastoralist Collaboration) and (Uluguru Spice Project). We are looking for passionate, ambitious, experienced, committed and driven persons to join our dynamic team here in Morogoro.

Job Title: Food Technologist (1 position based at SAT farm)

Job duties: 
The Food Technologist is responsible for establishing the Food Processing and Product Development department at SAT Farm. Specific duties will include;
 Source ingredients for products, and find the best ways of combining, processing, storing and preserving them to maintain taste and nutritional value.
 Source equipment and tools for the food processing facility.
 Develop packaging, marketing plans and manufacturing processes for these products.
 Develop new and improve existing food products, and set standards for producing, packaging and marketing food.
 Develop the Food Processing department and product line at SAT Farm.
 Ensuring that food safety and hygiene standards are met.
 Training of staff, farmers and pastoralists in Food processing, packaging and value addition.
 Testing and examining samples.
 Liaising with SAT facilitators and marketing staff.
 Identifying and choosing products from farmers.
 Monitoring the use of additives in food products.
 Performing any other duties related to his/her work as assigned by his/her leader.

Skills and qualifications: 

  • BSc. Food Science and Technology, BSc. Human Nutrition or any related qualification from a reputable institution. 
  • Minimum five (5) years experience in Product Development, Food Processing and Value Addition, Branding and Packaging is a must. 

How To Apply:

Application has to be sent in soft copy to the director (Email address ) . CV including current contacts of three references (one of whom should be the immediate employer), copies of relevant certificates, transcripts and testimonials and current and expected remuneration all to be submitted before 12.00 noon 31st January 2017.

We value all applications but only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews. If you don’t hear from us after 15th February, consider yourself unsuccessful. Qualified and interested female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply

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