This global food manufacturer has one of the most enviable portfolio of brands and is represented in most countries around the world. In Australia they are growing at double the rate of their competitors and as such they are seeking a Product Development/Innovation Technologist to oversee product development within one of their major brand portfolios.
Reporting to the R+D Director, you will oversee the coordination of the product development process from concept to launch through formulations and production trials as part of the design and development of new and reformulated products. Working closely with marketing to ensure alignment of new product development, you will also source new packaging and materials and manage all sensory testing and analysis.
As part of the R+D team, you will play a crucial role in driving the company's product innovation and will need to be comfortable working cross functionally within the business as well as being able to build excellent external supplier relationships. Good communication skills are important as are strong project management skills.
With formal qualifications in Food Science or related qualification. You will have a recognised qualification in Food Technology/Science or a related discipline. You will come from a similar role from food manufacturing and will be looking to join a dominant leader in the market that can offer excellent career opportunities and progression. This is an opportunity and company not to be missed. To enquire further about this opportunity please phone Virginia Bacon on (03) 9016 9860 or 0411 757 486 or email your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org. Confidentiality is assured.