Food Technologist – Confectionary NPD (The position has been filled)
Australia, Victoria
Full Time


  • Exciting Permanent Role for Passionate Food Technologist
  • Utilise your Experience & Flair to Create and Launch New Products to Market
  • Rare Opportunity to Join Australia’s Favourite Confectionary Manufacturer
  • Based in the South Eastern Suburbs of Melbourne



Our client manufactures Australia’s favourite confectionary products. They supply all major grocery outlets, wholesalers and other major manufacturers. Over the years, their retail product range has increased tremendously and continues to do so, to cater for the specific requirements of their clients and new market trends. They work closely with FMCG businesses to tailor food ingredient solutions.



Reporting to the Technical Manager, the successful candidate will have at least 3-5 years experience in FMCG Food Product Development. In your role as Food Technologist, you will undertake the full NPD process from bench formulation to full scale production. This will include recipe formulation, trials, development of quality parameters and product labelling.



To be successful in your application you will need to meet the following criteria:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Food Technology or similar
  • Minimum of three years experience in product development from concept to manufacture and launch, in food manufacturing
  • Working knowledge of bench-top formulation preparation
  • Ability to conduct sensory evaluations and establish quality parameters and product labelling
  • Experience managing and running internal trials for new products
  • Proven project management skills
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to work with a range of people
  • Excellent team player able to work well under pressure
  • Quality assurance and a confectionary background will be highly regarded



To accept this great opportunity, please submit a targeted resume accompanied by a Letter of Application addressing the above selection criteria by using the “Apply Now” button below. To have a strictly confidential discussion about this role, please call Peter or Helen 03 9516 0100 during office hours or on 0438 620 434 after hours.



We would like to thank you for taking the time to apply for this role. If on this occasion you are not successful, your resume will remain on our database and you will be contacted for other roles.

Please Note: Unfortunately only short-listed candidates can be contacted due to high volume of applications.