Food Technologist - Ingredients

Posted on 10-Jul-2017
Application Close Date: 31-Jul-2017
Job Details
R&D & Quality
Position Type:
Full Time
Job Reference:
Note clipNo File Attached

Goodman Fielder is a leading regional food company across Australia, New Zealand and Asia Pacific. We have a portfolio of iconic and trusted brands that Australians have grown up with and put in their supermarket trolleys every week, including Helga's, Wonder White, Praise, White Wings, MeadowLea, and many more. Our vision is to be the leading and most innovative local food company, creating food that people love. 


We value our people at Goodman Fielder and recognise that our success depends on our ability to attract and retain talented people.


The position is a fantastic entry level opportunity to join an iconic local food manufacturer. Based in our dedicated R&D centre in North Ryde, you will be an integral part of the team as you support the Senior Product Development Technologists with all applications and specifications work in our Ingredients portfolio.


Specifically, you will:


  • Manage the delivery of Ingredients projects to agreed timings, meeting consumer acceptance, quality and regulatory requirements
  • Support and Deliver Ingredient targets through leading change of suppliers/ingredients, shelf life testing, nutritional analysis, test bakery and production trials
  • Deal with a wide variety of internal customers (Operations, Finance, and Sales) as well as external ingredients suppliers
  • Support the team with general administrative duties


To be successful in this role you will need:


  • B. Sc./B. Tech In Food Science, Food Technology, Food Chemistry or Chemistry
  • Ideally 1 years' experience within the food manufacturing industry
  • Strong organisational skills with a high attention to detail
  • A high level of initiative and strong problem-solving ability
  • Excellent communication skills, and a curious nature


This is an excellent opportunity to join a highly regarded R&D team, in a local business with a broad variety of products. You will receive exposure to a broad range of products and manufacturing sites, and work with an experienced and high performing team who can provide excellent mentorship and training as you launch your career in the food industry.


What are you waiting for? Apply now.