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R & D Senior Scientist - Chatswood NSW

Overview

The Smith's Snackfood Company is home to some of the world’s most trusted brands such as Smith's Chips, Red Rock Deli, Doritos and Twisties!

As part of PepsiCo, we were recognised as a Top Employer in both Australia and New Zealand in 2021 and 2022, one of only 16 organisations globally to earn this certification. Due to our continued success and growth, we are currently recruiting a R&D Senior Scientist to look after our ANZ Snacks portfolio.

This role will see you own the innovation agenda for assigned brands across ANZ, to deliver new products and maintain existing products.

Details

  • Chatswood NSW location
  • Flexible business hours
  • Position: Full Time Fixed Term Contract of 12 Months
  • Selection Process: Formal Interview - Online Assessment - Second Interview - Background and Pre Employment Checks – Decision

Why Join Us

  • Opportunity to join a Global FMCG Company
  • Competitive remuneration on offer
  • Personal and professional growth opportunities
  • Health and wellness programs
  • Car parking provided

Responsibilities

  • Lead consumer-led and validated brand innovation for assigned brands from concept through to implementation to drive market performance; monitor and review performance through consumer research data and feedback
  • Identify, analyse, and improve existing products and processes to drive continuous improvement, and specify any new process standards
  • Provide technical expertise to the business, manage product formulation systems and specifications, and ensure all products comply with Australian food standard regulations
  • Develop and maintain product and process quality systems to ensure production compliance
  • Manage the allocated R&D budget and proactively optimise cost

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science (Food Science) or similar
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in a product/process development environment
  • Strong technical, analytical, communication, negotiation, and project management skills
  • Computer literate with great attention to detail

If the above description sounds like you, please submit your CV online HERE.

All applications must have full time legal work rights in Australia.

R & D Associate Scientist - Chatswood NSW


Overview

The Smith's Snackfood Company is home to some of the world’s most trusted brands such as Smith's Chips, Red Rock Deli, Doritos and Twisties! As part of PepsiCo, we were recognised as a Top Employer in both Australia and New Zealand in 2021 and 2022, one of only 16 organisations globally to earn this certification. Due to our continued success and growth, we are currently recruiting a R&D Associate Scientist to look after our ANZ Snacks portfolio.

This role will see you support the PD teams during the development of new products and optimising existing products to align with performance, quality, and cost business objectives.

Details

  • Chatswood NSW location
  • Flexible business hours
  • Position: Full Time Fixed Term Contract of 12 Months
  • Selection Process: Formal Interview - Online Assessment - Second Interview - Background and Pre Employment Checks – Decision

Why Join Us

  • Opportunity to join a Global FMCG Company
  • Competitive remuneration on offer
  • Personal and professional growth opportunities
  • Health and wellness programs

Responsibilities

  • Work with multi-disciplinary project teams to manage assigned projects from initial idea to implementation; this will involve working with consumer research, analytical support, seasoning development, packaging development, marketing, commercialisation, and supply chain/operations
  • Provide support to PD team members on key projects as/when required (technical documentation, artwork, and trial support)
  • Maintain raw materials, product, and process specifications for assigned brands and manufacturing platforms
  • Manage shelf-life trials as required

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science (Food Science) or similar
  • 1-2 years’ experience in a R&D-related environment within the food industry
  • Strong technical, analytical, communication, and project management skills
  • Computer literate with great attention to detail

If the above description sounds like you, please submit your CV online HERE.

All applications must have full time legal work rights in Australia.


Quality & Compliance Trainee, Sunny Queen Australia - QLD


  • Flexible work arrangements available
  • Work with FMCG market leaders

Welcome to the Sunny Side!

Sunny Queen Australia is 100% Aussie farmer owned, and a leader in the provision of eggs and other delicious quality egg products. With over 90 years of “eggsperience” in the industry, we are committed to providing quality products whilst ensuring the welfare of our hens.

A career at Sunny Queen Australia means becoming part of a working culture that recognises people development as crucial to overall long-term success.

Why not join the team that brings a smile every day to millions of people in Australia and around the world?

About the Role:

This is a casual position with the possibility for ongoing work. Hours are flexible; however, it is preferred you will be available 2-3 days per week.

Reporting to the Manager Quality and Compliance, you will be working as part of a small, supportive team. This casual role will provide you with an opportunity to gain firsthand experience in the food manufacturing industry including Shell Egg, Frozen Egg & Liquid Egg products. The successful applicant will be a team player who is eager to develop their skills in the workplace.

Some of your key responsibilities will include:

  • Training on all tasks required within the supply chain related to supplier approval, quality of raw materials, packing materials and the finished products
  • Technical administration, such as HACCP, customer complaints
  • Other project work assigned

To be considered for this role you will have:

  • Graduate or current student studying Food Science or equivalent degree
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work individually and part of a team
  • High attention to detail
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to multi-task.

What can we offer you?

  • A great company culture
  • Highly supportive, experienced team
  • Mentoring & Training
  • The company offers opportunities to progress through a structure that identifies and acknowledges high performers
  • Free onsite parking

If this sounds like you, please send your CV and a brief cover letter to peopleandculture@sunnyqueen.com.au before the 8th February 2023.

Regulatory Affairs Manager at Goodman Fielder 


About the Company:

​​​​​​​​​​​​​Goodman Fielder Australia (GFA) is one of the largest branded food manufacturers and suppliers in Australia, serving customer needs with a portfolio of iconic, trusted food brands that Australians have grown up with and enjoy every day.

We have 12 manufacturing sites and over 1,5​​​​00 employees who produce a wide range of high quality baked and grocery items including bread, spreads, flour, dressings, mayonnaise, frozen pasty, cake mix, and cooking oils.

About the Role:

The role of the Regulatory Affairs Manager is to advise Goodman Fielder stakeholders in Australia on, and ensure compliance with, all applicable Food Regulations, Regulatory Guidelines and Information Standards for the production, labelling, and advertising of the Goodman Fielder portfolio of products.  This role is also the bridge between Goodman Fielder and the relevant Australian regulatory authorities and associated industry groups and provides advice and formal submissions in response to relevant regulatory developments.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Compliance

  • Review and advise on marketing claims with reference to FSANZ Food Standards Code and claim substantiation
  • Support, review and act as a key approver of artwork and creative materials and New Product Development including advising on compliance matters in project/gate meetings
  • Lead the Goodman Fielder compliance process and associated tooling (online workflow system) 

Strategic Support

  • Provide strategic leadership in relation to labelling management e.g. roll out of regulatory changes.
  • Assist senior leadership to make decisions in relation to regulatory changes
  • Identifying opportunities and lead company initiatives, guidelines and processes where appropriate
  • Providing regular compliance training

Government and industry

  • Government and industry relations and relationship management including representing GF in relevant groups and forums
  • Reactive communication with industry regulators (eg. over food safety or compliance issues or CAD)
  • Proactive legislative input including supporting the business in making submissions to government regarding regulatory issues
  • Keep up-to-date with regulations impacting the manufacture, sale and marketing of food products and assist to roll out changes across the Goodman Fielder group
  • Review and ensure compliance with licensing and sponsorship agreements, such as the GI Foundation

Successful candidate will have:

  • At least 7-10 years' experience in regulatory affairs (or similar)
  • FMCG experience (essential)
  • dietitian, nutrition or science/food technology background (essential)
  • Sound technical background in the food industry specifically in food legislation including FSANZ
  • Strong internal and external stakeholder management skills (essential)
  • Consumer law experience (desirable)

You will be working within an open and highly cross functional environment allowing you full exposure to our daily operations. In return for your passion and success, we will reward you with a competitive remuneration package and help you to achieve personal and professional growth and development. 

For more information on this job opportunity or other roles available at Goodman Fielder, please visit our careers page.

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