Food Technologist

Location: SE Suburbs Melbourne, Victoria
Job Type: Permanent / Full Time
Contact: Tim Barraclough

About the company

This food manufacturer and processor has seen sustained growth and volume over the years through their diverse sales channels and constant innovation. Located in the South Eastern suburbs of Melbourne, they are looking to add further headcount to team to ensure that this continues.

About the role

Working directly with the customers/suppliers and internal functions, the Food Technologist is responsible for delivering projects in line with customer specifications, industry trends and new technologies. Reporting to the R&D Manager, you will develop new products, reformulate existing and take these from concept to commercialisation. You will also be responsible for running factory trials and ensuring that labelling, packaging, and raw materials are complaint.

Skills & Experience

Ideally degree qualified in food Science, food technology or an engineering discipline; you will have experience in food manufacturing plants most likely in the dairy, bakery, meat, or other food ingredients sectors. Your expertise will include:

  • The ability to research, develop and manage product innovation projects within a commercial processing environment
  • Skills in food testing techniques for both functional and sensory properties.
  • Strong communication, problem solving, and project management skills will be critical to your success
  • Enthusiasm, energy and drive to grow your career

How to apply

Click on the APPLY button or contact Tim Barraclough on for a confidential discussion quoting reference number TB19809

All direct applications or resumes received by our client from external parties will be referred to Six Degrees Executive as the retained recruitment partner on this assignment.