Product Specialist – Pastry Products (The position has been filled)
Australia, Victoria
Full Time
  • Permanent Full-Time Role with National Manunufacturer
  • Utilise your Experience in Bakery Products and Ability to Liaise with Various Stakeholders
  • Friendly & Supportive Work Environment



Boasting a high profile brand for more than 100 years, our client’s state of the art manufacturing, R&D and Product Development facilities produce an assortment of high quality specialty ingredients and finished food products for the Australian and Asian markets.

With a big emphasis on collaborative partnerships, consumer insight, continuous improvement and substantial investment in R&D, they continue to grow and lead in their field.



With a qualification in Food Technology, Baking or similar, the successful candidate will be required to conduct testing and analysis of pastry products to ensure quality and food safety requirements meet company, retailer and legislative requirements.

Other key responsibilities will include:

  • Assist in reducing consumer and customer complaints
  • Ensure product quality compliance by managing product testing including test baking of pastry products
  • Conduct validation activities as required utilising Sensory Evaluation Team when defects are identified
  • Assist with new product launches and post launch reviews
  • Attending retail stores and engaging with customers
  • Communication with clients such as Coles, Woolworths and Bakers delight
  • Assist with maintaining quality management system including HACCP plan
  • Assist with group quality and food new initiatives as required
  • Participate in and promote a culture that adheres to the highest quality, GMP and food safety standards



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

  • Experience working in a food manufacturing environment (essential)
  • Experience in quality and food safety standards such as Coles, WQA, BRC & HACCP (essential)
  • Food Technician or Baking Qualification (essential)
  • Excellent report writing skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Highly organised
  • Passionate about quality and food safety
  • Seeking a career path in quality and food safety
  • Works well in a team environment and autonomously when required



To apply for this role, please click the ‘Apply Now’ button below and send your updated resume with a covering letter to CS Executive Group. For a confidential discussion about this role, please call our team on 03 9516 0100 during office hours and 0438 620 434 after hours.



We would like to thank you for taking the time to apply for this role. Unfortunately, due to the large volume of candidates we receive on a daily basis, we can only contact those with suitable qualifications and experience. If on this occasion you are not successful, your resume will remain on our database and will be considered for future suitable roles.