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Food Quality Technologist

Sanitarium

  • Work for an organisation that cares about its employees.
  • Work for an iconic brand that everyone knows and loves
  • Genuine work/life balance

Do you thrive in a dynamic environment where innovation and collaboration drive success? If so, we want you to join our team as a Food Quality Technologist at Sanitarium Moorooka!

About Us:

Sanitarium is a leading health food company dedicated to creating wholesome, plant-based products that promote health and wellbeing. With a rich heritage spanning over a century, we’re committed to crafting innovative foods that nourish both body and soul. At Sanitarium Moorooka, we’re at the forefront of food technology, constantly pushing boundaries to deliver products that delight our customers.

The Role:

As a Food Quality Technologist at Sanitarium Moorooka, you’ll play a crucial role in the improvement and maintenance of our range of food products. You’ll work closely with cross-functional teams including Research & Development, Quality Assurance, and Production to ensure our products meet the highest standards of quality, taste, and nutritional value.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure site is compliant to internal and external food processing standards
  • Identify, control and report on food safety hazards (HACCP)
  • Assess product on hold and make recommendations to Technical Manager for disposition.
  • Provide technical knowledge and expertise to the wider production teams in a hands-on capacity. Work with stakeholders of all levels.
  • Investigate and report on customer production and quality complaints.
  • Deliver quality/technical training to production teams.
  • Support quality systems by maintaining accurate documentation for product, materials and processes.
  • Understand and develop document control processes and provide advice to document owners, authors and approvers.
  • Conduct internal audits as planned and present audit reports to Management.
  • Provide technical knowledge and expertise when trialing new processes, packaging or recipes. Design, conduct and report on experiments and factory trials.
  • Stay abreast of industry developments, emerging technologies, and regulatory requirements.
  • Occasional working out of standard hours to support business needs.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Food Science, Food Technology, or related field.
  • Proven experience in food product development within a manufacturing environment, preferably in FMCG industry.
  • Strong attention to detail with proven experience in fault finding and problem solving.
  • Effective communication and teamwork abilities, with a passion for collaboration and knowledge sharing.
  • Understanding of Food Safety Standards.
  • Experience in audits would be desirable.

Why Join Us:

  • Make a meaningful impact: Join a company that’s committed to promoting health and wellbeing through nutritious food products.
  • Innovation-driven culture: Work in an environment that fosters creativity, experimentation, and continuous improvement.
  • Career growth opportunities: Take your career to the next level with access to professional development programs and advancement opportunities.
  • Vibrant workplace: Enjoy a supportive and inclusive work environment where your contributions are valued and celebrated.

Location:

Sanitarium Moorooka is located in the vibrant city of Brisbane, known for its beautiful parks, thriving cultural scene, and outdoor lifestyle. With easy access to beaches, national parks, and urban amenities, Brisbane offers the perfect blend of work and leisure opportunities.

If you’re ready to embark on an exciting journey in food technology and contribute to the creation of innovative, nutritious products, apply now to join our team at Sanitarium Moorooka! We can’t wait to welcome you aboard.

To apply for this job email your details to talent.acquisition@sanitarium.com.au.

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