Product Development Technologist

Location: Sydney, New South Wales
Job Type: Permanent / Full Time
Salary:
Contact: Sandy Tuckwell

About the Company

This is an exciting opportunity to join a global food company that is fast paced and dynamic, where you will become part of a specialised team supporting product development, ingredient changes, and product improvement projects. As part of this team, you will be recognised as proactive thinkers who understands the changing needs of consumers.

About the Role

Initially you will support the product development manager and the regulatory affairs manager with coordinating NPD activities, working closely with third party suppliers, and updating specifications, labelling, packaging, raw materials, and recipes through the database. You will then step up to run your own projects from concept to commercialisation and work closely with other operational teams such as manufacturing, quality, and marketing. Plus, you can add commercial value with your technical expertise, sensory skills, and strong market insights.

Duties

  • Day to day management and communication with 3rd party suppliers, negotiating and resolving packaging and labelling issues, and reviewing technical and quality data on all products.
  • Managing all aspects of technical documentation - writing briefs for new products, maintaining specifications in line with FSANZ regulations
  • Identifying gaps in the market and competitor analysis.

Skills and Experience

Tertiary qualifications in Food Technology or Food Science are essential, with up to 2 years' experience in FMCG. The successful candidate needs to be a confident communicator, with a strong sense of urgency and the ability to prioritise. Knowledge of FSANZ, labelling and any sensory experience would be highly regarded.

Benefits

An attractive salary package is on offer, with flexibility and excellent benefits. There are excellent career prospects to advance your career within this dynamic ASX Listed business.

How to Apply

For more confidential information about this career opportunity, please contact Sandy Tuckwell on 0413 133 255 or click on the link to apply