Dec 05, 2018

Product Development Technologist

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  • Derrimut VIC, Australia
Full time Research & Development

Job Description

Working from the Head Office in Derrimut and reporting to the Product Development Manager, as Product Development Technologist you will be managing assigned product development opportunities and projects in your assigned category.

You will be searching suitable ingredients and recipes, preparing product costing, running trials, conducting bench work, calculating nutritionals, talking to customers and assisting in customer presentations in our demonstration kitchen or off site.

This enviable opportunity will suit a talented Product Development Technologist with a hands-on, flexible work style who likes to work in a fast-paced environment.

Our Product Development team have an excellent reputation, are innovative, collaborative and are driven to achieve results.

Reports to: Product Development Manager


  • To define, prepare and present customer/commercial information including costs as and when required. 
  • To ensure information is shared with all relevant cross functional groups to aid knowledge and account growth.
  • To develop ingredient formulas and recipes appropriate to supplying value added products.
  • Modify formulations, recipes and manufacturing conditions to plant abilities, and customer requirements
  • Source ingredients, formulate, apply and test at bench level and then evaluate outgoing product to ensure accurate preparations. 


  • Ideally you have completed a Food Science qualification
  • Have proven ability in end to end Food Product Development.
  • You thrive working under pressure,
  • Able to manage internal and external stakeholders
  • Have a good balance of research and project management experience.

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