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Product Development Technologist (Contract) - West Footscray

Employment Type:  Fixed Term (Full Time)
Business Area:  Operations & Commercial
Division:  Oils Commercial

West Footscray, Victoria, AU

A shared passion for our people.

Our people can be proud that, as a leading international agribusiness, we provide an increasingly important service across the food supply chain.

About our team

GrainCorp connects more than 10,000 grain growers with local and international customers via Australia’s largest silo network, with a storage capacity of over 20 million tonnes, seven bulk port elevators and two specialty port terminals. Innovation, integration and partnership are the foundations on which we are growing into our second century with customers at the heart of all that we do.

About the role

GrainCorp is currently seeking a Product Development Technologist, based at our West Footscray site, to manage the technical aspects of product and process development. The responsibilities of the role with include:  

  • Work on improvement projects for Graincorp Foods ensuring they are delivered on time and in budget.
  • Co-ordinating, conducting and reporting on analytical testing of fats/oils products
  • Managing and maintaining the R&D laboratory and pilot plant facilities

About your experience

Candidates will have prior experience in New Product Development, preferably within a Food manufacturing environment, candidates will also display:

  • A Tertiary qualification in a food science, science, analytical science or engineering discipline.
  • Use of computer databases, Excel and SAP
  • Laboratory analysis techniques
  • Project management experience

In addition to providing proof of working rights and suitable professional referees, progressed candidates will be required to undertake a pre-employment medical.

Do you share our passion for contributing to the success of a diverse, international team?

At GrainCorp, we value and respect the different perspectives and experiences our people bring to work each day. We aim to increase the diversity of our workforce – leading to a range of different thinking, perspectives and ideas that create the innovation we need to drive better business results. We aim to have a work environment where everyone feels included and everyone can realise their full potential.