NPD Technical Baker - MC170907F

Company Name Technical Focus Recruitment
Location Melbourne: Altona, Australia
Date Posted October 6, 2017
Category Scientific, Quality Assurance & Product Development
Job Type Permanent Positions


We have a brilliant opportunity for a motivated and creative Technical Baker to join a renowned brand in the food production industry. Within this role, you will provide baking solutions in the form of new concept development, continuous improvement initiatives and problem-solving techniques in a comfortable and supportive team environment.

• Are you looking a project based contract role?
• Do you have experience working with pre-proved baked technology?
• You will be based in Melbourne working out of a dedicated Innovation Lab
• You will have the opportunity work with a technologically driven food manufacturer with an excellent reputation

You will responsible for the following:

• Offering creative concepts/product ideas and improving NPD strategy development
• Preparing concept samples, product test bakes and bake offs that are representative of the market place
• Providing baking solutions to direct the formulating/process toward the required outcome
• Providing technical insight on the assessment of quality aspects of new and existing products
• Generating recommendations on optimum ways to evaluate test bakes and overcome issues identified
To be successful you will possess the following skills and attributes:
• At least 5 years’ experience in Baking, including 3 years Test Baking/Pastry Chef experience
• A tertiary qualification of at least a Certificate IV in Baking or Food Science degree
• Understanding of commercialising Croissants, and other Danish pastries on a manufacturing
• Knowledge to bake and understand how to evaluate the results.
• Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines with strong attention to detail and practical skills
• Excellent communication skills are essential with the ability to problem solve in both individual and team environments
• Desired to come out of multiple retail channels, preferably including sweet goods
• Previous consultative experience will be highly regarded.

To apply either use the apply button or send your current resume to quoting Job Reference No: MC170907F or for a confidential discussion please call Mitchell Cole on 9421 5900.