NPD Food Technologist

Location: South Eastern Suburbs Melbourne, Victoria
Job Type: Contract or Temp
Contact: Scott Logan

About the company

This is an established dairy manufacturer of a medium size, with backing from a global FMCG. They have invested heavily in their Australian business partiuclarly in capability improvement as well as Product Development. With new budgets confirmed for financial year 18/19 they now have secured investment to focus on furthering their innvoation pipeline and further developing their processes.

About the role

As an NPD Food Technologist you will work within the existing NPD team on a mixture of projects between product and process development. Typically the projects will be new innovations, line extensions and upgrades, as well as optimisations within the plant. You'll work across a range of stakeholders from marketing to production in order to deliver successful initiatives.

About you

We're seeking the following:

  • Relevant degree (food science or technology, or similar)
  • Product development experience within food or beverage manufacturing
  • Process development and optimisation experience an advantage
  • Strong stakeholder engagement and influencing skills


This role sits within a fun and down to earth team, the business is a great mix of privately owned enterprise in its day to day feel, while having the backing of a global FMCG to provide investment and structure. The NPD Manager you will work with has a strong focus on people and team development, often providing great opportunities to step up and push yourself out of your comfort zone. While not guaranteed, there is a reasonable opportunity that this could lead to a long term role.

How to apply

Click on the APPLY button or contact Scott Logan or a confidential discussion on 03 8613 3551