NPD Technical Baker - MC170907F

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Company Name Technical Focus Recruitment
Location Melbourne Western Suburbs , Australia
Date Posted September 13, 2017
Category Construction
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. Main details include:

• Are you looking Full time, permanent position with a competitive salary?
• 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 similar
• Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines with strong attention to detail and practical skills
• Excellent communication skills is 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
• Flexible working hours with some weekend work being required

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.