Senior Technologist - Powder (Dairy)

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Auckland, New Zealand
$105,000 - $115,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Feb 07, 2019
Job ID
Recruiting worldwide and will sponsor visa and assist with moving to New Zealand! This is a great opportunity to lead a program of work to benchmark our clients and leading competitor ingredients in key applications aligned with their strategy
Key role in a state of the art facility in Auckland, New Zealand
Be part of the plan to achieve accelerated global growth
Be part of a team of professional and motivated people

Job Description
Intrigued? In a nutshell our client is an industry disrupter, an innovative force taking centre stage in the global food movement. They have a reputation for being a dynamic, fast paced employer, contributing to the development of dairy products across the globe. They are continuing on their journey of growth and are now recruiting Senior Technologists to join our Innovation and Technical Team.

The Opportunity

We are looking for a Senior Technologist who specialises in ingredients powder functionality and ingredients powder applications. This is a fantastic role for an established Senior Technologist to bring their expertise to one of New Zealand's fastest growing food companies! This role will provide ongoing technical expertise across customers, manufacturing, quality, purchasing and sales. You will develop market compliant specifications for new ingredient products in conjunction with the wider team.

You will have the opportunity to lead a programme of works to benchmark our client and leading competitor ingredients in key applications that are our aligned to our strategy. This role will afford you a breadth and diverse portfolio of experience. As we grow you will get the chance to collaborate across the business exposing you and developing your cross-functional skills throughout the organisation.

About you

In order to be considered for these critical roles in our business, its vital you bring the following expertise and experience;
  • Minimum of 5 yrs. commercial experience post academic study
  • Degree, Masters or PhD in relevant food technology, food science area
  • Dairy applications and NPD experience in milk powder manufacturing
  • Strong thought leadership and expertise in powder ingredients
  • Proven track record in successfully delivering NPD Projects
  • Positive working attitude
  • Team player
  • Strong communication

This is a chance to be part of a global success story. Don't just watch this space. Be in it.