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Work Type: REGULAR

Sub-Classification: Science & Technology

Location: Sydney - West

Advertiser: ChemSkill

Date Posted: 03/06/2010

Position Filled: Yes

 

   

 

Food Technologist - Team Leader - FMCG

  • Great Opportunity to Join Well known Australian Pet Food Manufacturer
  • Permanent Role within Stable, Growing Company
  • 1 RDO per month!
Our client, a well-known Australian manufacturer of premium pet food products, is looking for a Food Technologist to fill a Technical Team Leader position within their QA department.   
 
Reporting to the Quality Manager, this very important role is full-time and requires 2 to 3  years experience within the food manufacturing industry, or less if you have had exposure to thermal processing and/or canning.  
 
As Food technologist - Team Leader, you will have six direct reports. You will be responsible for their supervision and, where necessary, will also conduct some routine testing. Experience in thermal processing, canning, retorting and seaming will be highly regarded. 
 
The successful candidate will be expected to perform a number of tasks including:
 
  • Supervise and ensure technical testing is conducted appropriately 
  • Release product batches based on QCP and CCP tests
  • Identify, recommend and implement enhancements to work processes and the environment with regard to safety and continuous quality improvements
  • Take appropriate action when raw materials and/or finished products do not meet specifications
  • Effectively deal with customer complaints
 
To be successful for this role you must meet the following requirements:
 
  • Be a Tertiary qualified Food Technologist with Degree or Diploma 
  • Have 3+ years experience in the food manufacturing industry - less if you have thermal processing experience
  • Previous experience in a leadership role will be highly regarded but not essential
  • Ability to communicate articulately with internal and external stakeholders, and maintain working relationships with production, maintenance and technical staff
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Competence in the use of computers and computer software, including a working knowledge of Microsoft Office
 
 
If this role interests you, please forward your covering letter addressing the criteria above and an updated resume using the APPLY NOW button below.
 
To discuss this position, please feel free to call Helen on 02 9238 6202 during office hours.
 
All applications will be treated in the strictest confidence.  Please note that due to the large number of applications we receive, only those that are short-listed will be contacted for an initial screening interview. All applicants CV's will remain on our database to be considered for future positions.
 
 
CHEMSKILL RECRUITMENT DIVISION
LEVEL 57, MLC CENTRE
19-29 MARTIN PLACE
SYDNEY NSW 2000
 
 
TO REGISTER IN SYDNEY
resumesnsw@chemskill.com.au
Ph: 02 9238 6202
 
 
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Ph: 03 9516 0100
 
 
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Ph: 07 3303 8774
 
 
 
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