Full -Time Food Technologist

Berkeley Vale NSW, Australia

  • Permanent Full-Time position with flexible hours!
  • Condensed work week; Work a half day Friday!
  • Reputable, Stable employer on the Central Coast.

The Company


The Sanitarium Health Food Company is an Australian owned business – which we think is pretty special – and we’re also proud to produce some of this country’s most loved products.  From everyone’s favourite Aussie breakfast cereal, Weet-Bix, to the nutritious on-the-go liquid breakfast drink UP&GO.


Not only do we have great products, but we have a great team behind them. We now have an exciting opportunity for a Food Technologist to join our Manufacturing site at Berkeley Vale, 2261.


The Role


Reporting to the Technical Manager, the purpose of the role is to provide quality assurance support to the manufacturing site and ensure compliance with food safety legislation standards. Key responsibilities include:

  • Deliver on site-wide quality system objectives including HACCP and BRC certification.
  • Ensure compliance to the application of Internal Supply Chain Standards.
  • Develop and maintain the Site Food Defence Plan.
  • Ensure Technical Audit Schedule and other internal audits are actioned.
  • Provide support for traceability, business continuity plans and mock recall.
  • Apply scientific principles to deviations from existing processes, procedures or products.
  • Analysis of various utilities on site, monitoring test results to ensure quality is maintained.
  • Investigate and analyse food quality customer complaints.


The Person


The successful candidate will have the following qualifications, experience, and competencies:


  • University Degree in food science, chemistry, or related discipline.
  • Minimum five years industry experience.
  • Demonstrated experience delivering site-wide HACCP plans and outcomes.
  • Demonstrated experience conducting food quality audits to the required standards.
  • High level of self-initiative and works in a systematic, methodical way.
  • Consultative approach with an ability to influence stakeholders.
  • Ability to analyse complex scientific information and apply that information in subsequent reports.


Our Culture


We are an organisation driven by our mission and values. Hear why our employee’s love working at Sanitarium Health Food Company where people and purpose matter...


The selection process may include interviews, online and functional testing as well as internal reference checking. To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter addressing your suitability no later than the 31st May 2022.

Type: Permanent

Category: Science and Technology

Reference ID: SA0SANJT000010

Date Posted: 04/05/2022