Senior Food Scientist

Job title : Senior Food Scientist
Location : Victoria
Job type : Permanent or Full Time
Job reference : 1513326
About the Company
This company is a significant player in the global food industry with a strong emphasis on food innovation and quality. They invest heavily in research and development to create new and improved products. Currently, they are seeking a Senior Food Scientist to join their Australian business.

About the Role
As a Senior Food Scientist, you will be a key member of the research and development team responsible for enhancing food products to meet the highest standards of quality, taste, and safety. You will play a pivotal role in leading multiple projects focusing on product development, process improvements, cost optimization, and margin enhancement. From conceptualization and recipe development to trials, factory validation, and commercial production, this role involves close collaboration with cross-functional teams to ensure excellence in executing the innovation pipeline and adhering to project management principles.

To succeed in this role, you will need to influence and drive the innovation agenda, conduct market research, and identify growth opportunities for the business within R&D.

Skills & Experience
  • Degree in Food Science or related Science disciplines.
  • Proven experience in FMCG product development (ideally 5-10 years).
  • Excellent communication skills and confidence in presenting ideas to internal and external stakeholders.
  • Experience working in a fast-paced, commercially driven food manufacturing environment.
  • Demonstrated project management experience.
How to Apply
To apply online, please click on the apply button. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please contact Emily Gough at 0428057051 or