Technical Manager - Food Manufacturing

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

About the company

This is a growing Australian food business which has been acquired by a European multi-national, and now enter a stage of transformation across their Australian operations. With a combination of local expertise and established relationships with the Nation's largest retailers, and the backing and investment of an international giant in the food space, they are well placed to attack this expanding market segment.

About the role

As the Technical Manager you will be predominantly responsible for setting up and embedding new systems across QA and NPD. Of particular significance is the Coles accredditation, as well as a new stage and gate system for NPD projects, improved QMS, and a vendor assurance program. After this initial piece of work the expectation is that this role will be made permanent, and the focus of the role will change with the business.

About you

We're looking for the following:

  • Relevant tertiary degree (food science or technology, or equivalent)
  • Strong experience in the food industry
  • Detailed understanding of food industry QA systems and requirements
  • Fully conversant with Coles standards and accreditation
  • Exposure to import would be a bonus (but not a requirement)


This role gives you the opportunity to take ownership of something from the beginning, and to put systems in place the way you believe they should be established. It is also an opportunity to work closely with both business founders and international business executives on a key investment in their portfolio. If you are looking for the next challenge, this is one well worth strong consideration.

How to apply

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