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Senior Food Technologist / R&D Manager

Our client is a family owned business who pride themselves in ‘thinking outside the box’ to get the best for their customers.  They are passionate about food and flavour and a close follower of international trends in ingredients and cuisine.  They are currently on the hunt for a Senior Food Technologist to manage the technical team including R&D and quality technicians

You will:
  • Lead the R&D team, assign projects and generally inspire them to provide outstanding products to clients
  • Follow industry trends and offer input into new flavour development and clean labeling solutions
  • Have an excellent understanding of functional ingredients and their application in red meat and poultry products
  • Work with suppliers to understand product offerings and emerging technologies
  • Provide technical support to customers as required while working with the sales team
  • Use your industry knowledge to offer input in to quality and compliance  – having experience working towards BRC certification would be an advantage.
  • Provide technical back up for complaints resolution and insight to colleagues as a senior member of staff

You will join a team with:

  • A great culture
  • No corporate politics
  • Ability to make quick decisions
  • Rewards their staff with generous bonus schemes based on profits
  • Flexible working hours within reason


If you are a qualified Food Technologist looking for the next step in their career please apply now or call Belinda or Oliver on 09 525 5520 quoting job number 08/2009/BM for more information.
Due to COVID-19 international travel restrictions, this opportunity would best suit a permanent resident or NZ citizen.
Profession: Food & Beverage
Location: Auckland
Work Type: Permanent
Consultant: Belinda McKenzie
Reference: 08/2009/BM

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