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Current Roles Available
Food Technologist / New Product Development
- Fast growing Food Manufacturer – great career prospects
- New full-time positions – middle to senior experienced openings
- Northern suburbs location – Epping, Victoria
With a history spanning more than 80 years, Edlyn Foods has grown to be recognised as a key supplier to the Australian Foodservice Industry.
Based on ongoing current business growth, we are always keen to hear from experienced, product development orientated Food Technologists (with an emphasis on New Product Development), to join our company, in these variety of new full-time roles.
As a general guide to what we are seeking in a new Food Technologist – these roles report directly to the Product Development & Innovation Manager and are responsible for the facilitation and development of food innovation and new product development for all of the Edlyn brands including bakery, dessert, beverage, toppings, condiments, culinary and more. This also includes the development of new products and technologies and working on exciting food, taste and brand developments for their National QSR and Major chain customers.
Some of the required functions of these roles include (but not limited to):
- Create and prepare bench-top formulations and conduct sensory evaluations.
- Establish HACCP and QA testing specifications for products.
- Managing the internal trial process as it relates to new product introduction and conducting trials with customers.
- Development of product costing and commercial acumen with project budget management.
- Create labelling and finished product documentation.
- Assisting team members to develop clear and concise product and project briefs.
- Reviewing, monitoring and reporting on performance against project plans to the wider business plan and;
- Providing technical advice to the business as to the viability of the project and products proposed.
Whilst a range of roles are on offer, ideally the successful candidates will come from a proven track record gained already from within the Foodservice, Beverage or FMCG industries. To be considered for one of these opportunities, we are seeking to hear from applicants who therefore possess:
- Hands-on experience in an innovation or product development role within the food industry – your resume or covering letter should clearly be able to demonstrate this.
- Bachelor of Science majoring in Food Science/Food Technology or equivalent.
- Effective Project, Time Management & Multitasking skills.
- Professional oral and written communication skills and computer literacy.
- Strong understanding of FSANZ, HACCP, GMP & OH&S.
Please note that due to the demands of this team, candidates with a clear proven career history of product development within a food manufacturing/technology environment, will be well regarded.
We are ideally looking to hear from candidates who are passionate about food product development. Full support will be provided to the successful applicants to learn about Edlyn’s entire product categories in the job to ensure success is created for all involved. As we are based in the northern suburbs, access to your own transport for the daily commute to the site, will also be highly beneficial.
If you are interested in discussing your career options with us, please send a resume and covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. All applications will be responded to in a quick & confidential manner.
Have a Passion for Edlyn
Edlyn are consistently working on innovative ways to make and do things better, if the roles available above do not apply to your skill set yet you believe you can add something great to our team and culture simply send your resume details to email@example.com. It is your passion that will determine what is next for you.
Edlyn Foods Pty Ltd
- 13 Ricky Way, Epping, Victoria, Australia
- 03 8401 0000
- 03 8401 0099
- 1300 661 908
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