May 20, 2019
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EDLP Nigeria Limited is recruiting for fulltime Fresh Food Technologist.

Job Details

EDLP Nigeria Limited is a food retail company operating a discount supermarket with the aim of offering the Nigerian consumer groceries of a high quality at the lowest price. We make it our priority to operate a low cost business model to ensure low and fair prices for our customers.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Fresh Food Technologist


Job Description

  • The Food Technologist (FT) formulates and manages the recipes for the “own production” (Bread and Service Food). Regarding the Butchery, the FT works closely together with the fresh meat supplier who is responsible for executing the butchery (outsourced).
  • The FT controls and oversees especially the “own production” and oversees the quality of F&V and dry products, and oversees the physical and bio-chemical properties of the total JARA assortment, especially regarding the private label (PL).
  • The FT develops the ingredient specifications for the production process at the manufactures for PL and is involved with the packaging and marketing plans for the PL assortment.
  • The FT also devises and sources ingredients for products and finds the best ways of combining, processing, storing and preserving the ingredients to maintain quality, taste, and nutritional value. The FT ensures the profitability of the own production and PL.
  • The FT extremely ensures that food products are produced safely, with high quality, legally and that the food products are safe to consume (quality assurance and food safety). The FT builds relationships with suppliers and authorities, and supports the Sales & Operations dept. and the PL manager.
  • The FT develops and reviews JARA’s HACCP norms and the state of hygiene. The FT also frequently controls the stores on the execution of the HACCP rules and the state of hygiene, especially regarding the fresh groups.


Job Requirements

Min Required Experience:

Not Specified

Min Qualification:

Bachelor's Degree/HND

Desired Courses:

Not Specified

Other Requirements:


  • Degree in Food Technology, Food Science or any food related course
  • In-depth experience in working in the food manufacturing industry.


  • Developing skills for recipes and ingredient specification
  • Knowledge of relevant food safety legislations and HACCP rules
  • Deep understanding of the meaning of food quality and freshness
  • Have high standards of cleanliness and the ability to adhere to strict hygiene rules
  • Should be a lover of food and expert in food control
  • Excellent attention to detail

Application Closing Date
7th June, 2019.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Application and CV using the "Job Title" as the subject of the mail.

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