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Work Type: REGULAR

Sub-Classification: Technical

Location: Sydney

Advertiser: Chemskill

Date Posted: 05/03/2009

Position Filled: Yes

 

   

 

Food Technologist - Business Development Focus

  • Genuine Career Opportunity for Food Technologist to Move into Business Role
  • Full Training Provided for the Business Aspects of the Role
  • Overseas Travel, Picturesque Location Near Byron Bay and Much More ...
Our client exports dairy products to  Asia, South America and a number of other regions.
 
Due to Company growth, they are looking for a Food Technologist with some exposure to sales or business to work at their Casino facility.  The successful candidate will be mentored to become a senior member of the team!
 
Casino is an hour from Byron Bay and convenient to good fishing, National Parks and the coast.  Lismore, a major town is nearby.  All of this plus travel overseas to places like Japan and Uruguay!
 
To fill this role, we are looking for someone with strong technical knowledge in food science or engineering, preferably with some dairy experience.
 
You will be trained “on the job” in areas of finance, marketing and business development. You will liaise with the UK office and international clients (especially in Japan) on matters relating to business as well as technical aspects. Our client will give you the business knowledge you need, but your technical abilities must already be top notch to deal with their international clients.
 
To be considered for this once in a lifetime role, you must have the following:
 
Essential:
 
  • Degree or higher in Food Technology or  Engineering. Recent graduates are encouraged to apply.
 
  • Willing to relocate to a convenient distance from our client’s business in Casino.
 
  • Excellent communication skills are essential, both verbal and written.
 
  • Willing to listen and learn new aspects of the business.
 
  • Someone looking for a challenge. Hard working and able to handle pressure.
 
  • Prepared to travel internationally once or twice a year.
 
Desirable:
 
  • A year or two experience in R&D, manufacturing, operations or other relevant areas in the food industry, especially dairy.
 
  • A business qualification or experience in a business role.
 
  • Cultural awareness to facilitate good international relationships.
 
  • Knowledge of food export requirements and legislation (AQIS / NSW SafeFoods).
 
  • A second language would be well regarded, particularly Japanese or Spanish.
 
 
If this great opportunity looks like the chance you’re been waiting for, please forward a resume and cover letter to:
 
 
 
To discuss the position further, please contact
Rod or Helen on 03 9516 0100
 
Please note: Due to the large number of applications we receive, only short listed candidates can be contacted.
  
 
TO REGISTER IN SYDNEY
resumesnsw@chemskill.com.au
Ph: 02 9238 6202
 
TO REGISTER IN MELBOURNE
resumesvic@chemskill.com.au
Ph: 03 9516 0100
 
TO REGISTER IN BRISBANE
resumesqld@chemskill.com.au
Ph: 07 3303 8774
 
 
CHEMSKILL RECRUITMENT DIVISION
LEVEL 57, MLC CENTRE
19-29 MARTIN PLACE
SYDNEY NSW 2000
 
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