Fastizers Food and Confectionery Ltd (Research and Development Officers)

Fastizers Food and Confectionery Limited started with its first production of cookies 5 years ago, desiring to cater to its immediate community. This first batch of home-made Fastizers Cookies, produced with less than N1,000,  got so much positive feedback it inspired the production of subsequent batches, however still on a small scale from a home-kitchen.

Job Title: Research and Development Officer

Job Code: RD/16

Location: Agbara, Ogun State

Job Functions

  • Generating new product ideas and recipes/Modifying and improving existing recipes
  • Staying up-to-date with industry technological developments
  • Prepares reports on progress of research and development work, and recommends the addition, expansion or discontinuance of projects.
  • Designing processes and machinery for the production of recipes on a large scale.
  • Working with operations to develop new processes / procedures and ensure that product development efforts are compatible and beneficial to the manufacturing capabilities.
  • Conducting research on new product development possibilities and consumer tastes.
  • Conducts pre-launch productions of these new products and processes in collaboration with the production team.
  • Responsible for implementation of new products into the field.
  • Liaising with marketing staff
  • Responsible for project management of new product development, and new process development.
  • Ensuring that stringent hygiene food safety standards are met
  • Identifying and choosing products from suppliers
  • Monitoring the use of additives
  • Writing reports.


  • B.Sc/HND/B.Tech in related field
  • Minimum of 4years proven experience in Research/Development in similar industry.
  • Thorough knowledge of R&D, and Manufacturing
  • Strong R&D background in Food Science industry
  • Technical expertise in research and development and proven accomplishments in leading a highly skilled R&D team
  • A logical and investigative mind
  • Written and oral communication skills
  • Good technical skills
  • IT skills

Closing Date
19th August, 2016.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send a cover letter and resume to: using RD/16 as the subject of the mail.

Note: Only qualified applicants will be shortlisted. 


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