Technical Lead

Job title : Technical Lead
Location : Victoria
Job type : Permanent or Full Time
Job reference : 1469691
About the Company
FUNDAY Natural Sweets is Australia’s fastest-growing confectionery brand, revolutionising the industry with our innovative and delightful products. Committed to continuous growth and excellence, we are seeking a talented and dynamic Technical Lead. This unique role combines the creativity of product development with the rigor of quality assurance to ensure FUNDAY continues to lead and disrupt the market.

About the Role
The Technical Lead is a critical, end-to-end role designed for a highly motivated individual eager to shape the future of FUNDAY's product portfolio. This position is at the intersection of innovation and quality, requiring a blend of creativity, precision, and strategic thinking. The ideal candidate will drive the new product development (NPD) process from ideation to launch, ensuring alignment with FUNDAY's growth ambitions and market demands.

The key responsibilities of the role will include market analysis and strategy development, involving close collaboration with marketing and management to define a strategy for further growth in the market. This individual will lead product trials, be hands-on with development, and act as the point of contact with manufacturers and co-packers. The role will also be equally focused on QA, ensuring that FUNDAY and its stakeholders continue to maintain the highest standards of quality and food safety. As part of the role, the successful candidate will be responsible to critically review operational procedures, with a view to improving efficiencies across the business.

Skills & Experience
  • Degree in food science or a similar qualification
  • Proven experience in product development, ideally within the confectionery, health snacking, or functional food space (Around 5-10 years’ experience)
  • Strong understanding of QA processes, food safety, and regulatory compliance.
  • Exceptional creativity with a passion for developing unique and new-to-market products.
  • Eager to be challenged, learn, and grow with the capability to be a proactive problem-solver with a can-do attitude.
  • Collaborative team player who thrives in cross-functional environments and is comfortable diving into the details.
How to Apply
This is an unparalleled opportunity to join and impact the growth trajectory of Australia's leading lolly brand. FUNDAY offers a vibrant, supportive, and innovative work environment where creativity and quality intersect. If you're passionate about making a tangible impact, driving innovation in product development, and ensuring excellence in quality, FUNDAY is your platform to shine. Please apply below or reach out to Emily Gough at 0428057051 or