Senior NPD Technologist

  • Full Time
  • All Melbourne
  • Salary: $75K-$90 + Super + Relocation Expenses

COMPANY

A market leading FMCG company in the ready-to-eat and frozen food categories, with a portfolio of renowned household brands, as well as a private label manufacturer.

THE ROLE

PERTH BASED POSITION – RELOCATION EXPENSES COVERED. 

  • Develop commercially viable recipes.
  • Lead a team and oversee multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Ensure that strict hygiene regulations are met and maintained.
  • Test and examine samples.
  • Process design for large scale production.
  • Follow procedures and maintain product cost efficiencies.
  • Specify quality requirements of raw materials with suppliers.
  • Investigate and set standards for quality, health and safety.
  • Set customer service standards.
  • Ensure successful launch of product, monitor all facets of production (food processing to labelling).
  • Maintain relationships with customers across multiple sectors, including retail and other food manufacturers.
  • Stay abreast of competitors and market trends, along with new product opportunities.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

  • Food Science degree.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ industry experience.
  • Demonstrated previous experience in NPD from concept to in-store.
  • Meticulous attention to detail, with regard to food hygiene and safety.
  • Confidence to communicate on a technical and commercial level.
  • Ability to manage a team and develop relationships with internal parties.
  • Driven, with a positive work attitude.
  • Strong analytical skills.

BENEFITS & CULTURE

  • Well established and growing company.
  • Opportunity to manage a team long term.
  • Inclusive and supportive company.

APPLICATIONS

Contact Loz on (03) 9826-4133 with any queries, or alternatively email loz@teamexec.com.au.  Otherwise, hit apply and attach your covering letter and up-to-date resume.

To apply for this job email your details to loz@teamexec.com.au