Dietitian - Nutrition Insights

Berkeley Vale NSW, Australia

  • Australian FMCG with iconic and locally driven brands
  • A commitment to health and nutrition
  • Flexible work arrangements and attractive salary package

A truly exciting opportunity exists for a Senior Dietitian (APD) with a minimum of 5-7 years' food industry experience to join Sanitarium's Nutrition Insights team working with some of Australia's best-known food brands.

Sanitarium Health Food Company is Australian owned and a leader in the food industry with strong brands and category leaders like Weet-Bix, Up&Go and So Good.  At Sanitarium, our mission is to improve the health and wellbeing of the communities we serve and as an organisation we are recognised as one of Australia's most trusted brands.

We are seeking an experienced, energetic and hands-on Senior Accredited Practising Dietitian, well versed in the provision of evidence-based scientific substantiation, the identification of nutrition opportunities for new products and the confidence to handle a range of products and responsibilities.

The role is a full-time permanent position working with Weet Bix and the portfolio of Weet Bix brands and includes the following key tasks and responsibilities:

  • Engagement with R&D for new products and/or product renovation
  • Engagement with marketing plus consumer insights on nutrition content and messaging that is evidence-based
  • Development of scientifically substantiated nutrition messages for brand communications
  • Reviewing nutrition-based web content and articles for the public
  • Planning and execution of Health Care Professional programs - as needed
  • Liaising with Regulatory teams for product compliance
  • Scanning the literature for new insights, opportunities and nutrition trends
  • Representing Sanitarium at professional forums and, if required, in the media
  • Responding to food and nutrition related enquiries from consumers and health professionals

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Nutrition and Dietetics, with membership or eligibility for membership of Dietitians Australia (DA) and Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD) status
  • Experience working with food regulations in Australia/ New Zealand
  • Extensive experience in the food industry
  • Great communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Positive attitude, enthusiastic outlook, and a growth mindset.

We are an organisation driven by our mission and values.  If you share our passion for what we do, our products and can respect our Christian based principles then this is a great opportunity for you.

Type: Permanent

Category: Science and Technology

Reference ID: SA0SANKB000123

Date Posted: 28/04/2022