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Willers Solutions Limited – Our client, a reputable FMCG firm is recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Food Technologist (Bakers)

Location: Lagos

Responsibilities

  • Develops new products leveraging expertise in food chemistry, food ingredient functionality and experimental design
  • Manages and oversees R & D technical functions such as sensory, shelf-life testing, legal label claims, product / packaging improvement
  • Manages and develops scientific approaches to business needs in areas of flavor and microbial shelf life
  • Provides product costs based on commodities, ingredients, and product formulations
  • Responsible for sourcing ingredients and leveraging vendor expertise in ingredient functionality
  • Develop and maintain product specification, ingredient statements, allergen information and formulas for seasoning blends; then incorporate respective information into the label design process as needed
  • Participates in production trials and works with new product start-ups ensure products are made to specifications
  • Works with production personnel on scale up of new products, suggests initial order quantities for ingredients and packaging, obtain cost of materials
  • Provides support on technical and / or quality issues
  • Act as a technical resource to support quality issues, answer questions about products, production capabilities, labeling regulations
  • Present new products to customers; often involves cooked preparation of multiple items or full meals
  • General awareness of NAFDAC regulations, restricted / limited ingredients and approved processing procedures
  • Optimizes cost / quality and process improvements contributing to increased product quality and profitability for the business
  • Designs tests, interpret results and recommend next steps in product development
  • Assists QA / QC in the analysis of product that generates customer complaints.

Requirements

  • Minimum of B.Sc. Degree in Food Science and Technology is a must.
  • Minimum of 5 years Cognate Experience years as a food technologist in bakery
  • Ability to work in accordance with safety and food safety policies
  • Must reside in Lagos
  • Intermediate ability in Microsoft Office products, specifically Microsoft Excel.

Deadline: 5th May, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV in MS word format to: peace.nwachukwu@willerssolutions.com using ‘Food Technologist’ as the subject of the mail.

Job Title: Sales Executive (B2B)

Locations: Abia, Anambra, Enugu and Imo

Responsibilities

  • To maintain and grow sales and gross margin for the product range in line with company budgets and strategic plans
  • To manage sales of the company’s products and services in defined geographical areas
  • Prospecting for new sales and opportunities
  • Achieving growth and hitting sales targets by successfully managing available resources
  • Designing and implementing a strategic business/sales plan that expands company’s customer base and ensure its strong presence
  • Build and promote strong, long-lasting customer relationships by partnering with them and understanding their needs
  • Present sales, revenue and expenses reports and realistic forecasts to the management team
  • Identify emerging markets and market shifts while being fully aware of new products and competition status
  • Respond to complaints from customers and give after-sales support when requested
  • Handle the processing of all orders with accuracy and timeliness
  • Inform clients of unforeseen delays or problems

Requirements

  • Minimum of HND in any field
  • Well exposed to B2B marketing
  • Minimum of 3 years cognate experience as Sales Executives
  • Ability to communicate, present and influence credibly and effectively at all levels of the organization
  • Proven ability to drive the sales process from plan to closeStrong business sense and industry expertise

Skills:

  • Excellent verbal and communication skills with proficiency in English Language
  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Well-organized and responsible with an aptitude in problem-solving
  • A team player with high level of dedication

Deadline: 4th May, 2021.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV in ‘MS word format’ to: account@willerssolutions.com using Sales Executives and Location as subject of the mail. Example Sales Executives – B2B_ East

Note: Only qualified candidates will be shortlisted.

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