Dairy Process Technologist – Middle East

Focus International
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Ref: NP152-07

Focus International

The Role

This is an excellent opportunity to add an international assignment to your CV, while experiencing a new culture, with a leading Middle East dairy company.

Our client is a major player in the Saudi Arabia dairy industry, supplying over one third of the country’s total drinking milk. In the recent past they have diversified their product portfolio to include butter, cheese, powdered milk and breakfast cream, alongside non-dairy products manufactured at their sister site. Their company mission is to produce a range of nutritious foods for all age ranges and to be the brand of choice in the region.

As a Dairy Process Technologist you will support the factory’s implementation of new products into full-scale production. You will look to optimize all aspects of the manufacturing process; design new processes based on the latest and expected future technologies and actively participate in new product development (NPD).

Other responsibilities will include:

Optimizing recipes to reduce costs while maintaining quality and complicity with local laws
Liaising with the co-packer to ensure final products meet the company specifications
Advising the QA Manager on necessary procedural updates

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Requirements

It is expected that you will hold a Food Technology or related degree and have the appropriate communication and project management skills to work in a challenging multicultural environment. Previous experience within the dairy sector working with products such as milk, cheese or yogurt is a must.

About the Company

Why Focus International?

Firstly, we know our market and we deliver. Based in the UAE & The United Kingdom we have a track record of developing long term relationships with candidates & clients over the last 10 years who see the benefit of strategic Talent Management, from Graduates to Main Board appointments.

Our main areas of expertise lie within the following:

Functions:
Production & Engineering
Food Technology
Sales & Marketing
Product Development
Supply Chain & Logistics
Human Resources
Finance
Purchasing

Channels:
Manufacturing
Retail
Foodservice
Distribution
Ingredients
Packaging
Hospitality
Equipment & Services

Categories:
Bakery
Dairy
Grocery
Added value chilled foods
Frozen foods
Fresh Produce
Meat, Poultry & Fish
Drinks and Beverages

To support our work, we have an extensive database of internationally based food, drink & FMCG professionals. We advertise on all relevant websites, we network constantly and with a team of experienced Search Consultants we know the people you will want to talk to.

We are the regions largest and only dedicated Food and Drink recruiter complimented by a number of excellent relations within many non food FMCG companies across the MEA who see the value our approach offers. Born out of a strategic vision from our parent group Focus Management Consultants Ltd to be closer to our international partners across the MEA region, we have rapidly become one of the premier FMCG recruitment consultancies working with both large multinational businesses and local operations.
Supporting our consultative recruitment activity we utilise the most optimised and developed web and social media engagement techniques available in the market allowing our team of specialist consultants to engage with candidates & clients on many different media platforms.
As innovative leaders of our sector, we are constantly investing in creative ways to source and attract candidates and add value to the recruitment process for our clients.

Our business approach is ethical and honest, and it is our clear objective to maintain integrity with both clients and candidates at all times.

The aim is to become your preferred recruitment contact who will work in partnership with you, assisting and advising at all times your search for that next career opportunity. We also desire to become the preferred partner of choice to FMCG businesses for your ongoing and long term recruitment needs. We will achieve this by delivering you highly effective solutions and committing to you for both your immediate and future business needs.