Product Development Lead

Full Time
$80-110k base (negotiable based on experience)
April 3rd, 2024
Coburg, Victoria, Australia
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About company/role:
  • Food manufacturing company
  • Short shelf life products
  • Based in Northern suburbs
  • 12-month contract, with strong potential to go permanent
  • Full-time hours

  • Manage delivery of new and exisiting product development projects in accordance with agreed timelines and product standards
  • Manage projects through NPD Stage Gate process
  • Complete associated documentation and product specifications
  • Liaise with internal and external stakeholders
  • Work with cross-functional teams to ensure full completion of project life cycle and proactively identify opportunities for improvement of existing products and processes
  • Ensure all product introductions and changes are compliant to relevant brand standards, product regulatory & quality standards

  • Bachelor's degree in Food Technology, Food Science or equivalent
  • Proven project management and planning skills in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience working with retailers and short shelf life products
  • Demonstrated experience in a food manufacturing environment
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to work in a cross-functional team and build effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Knowledge of FSANZ, ACCC and other food compliance requirements

  • Great team culture
  • Gain invaluable experience working with large retail clients
  • Strong safety and environmental culture
  • Hybrid work available
  • On-site parking

If you think this could be the role for you then please apply now! Please send us a cover letter AND a detailed resume in WORD format (PDFs can be corrupted / not processed).  
Or, if you have any questions, please contact Linda on 03 9040 1630.

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