Beverage Technologist

Job Description

Title: Beverage Technologist

Company Name: Victus International Pty Ltd

Vacancy: 1

Job Location: Melbourne, Western Suburbs

Employment Status: Full Time

About Victus

We are an Australian owned and operated specialist provider of food science services, natural ingredients, and specialist beverage dosing equipment. Many of Australia's leading wine, beverage and food manufacturers use our services, ingredients and equipment.

We are renowned for our new product development and quality control, and our supply of speciality natural ingredients that ensure that the production of Australian foodstuffs is of world class standards.

Victus Labs, our Food Science department, is commissioned by beverage and food manufacturers, large and small, to create bespoke alcoholic, non-alcoholic and a range of food products that they wish to take to market or trial.

Our recently built lab offers all the space and equipment required for our Food Scientist to flourish and put their creativity, smarts and quality control, to produce products that delight our clients and the consumer.

The job

As part of the Victus team, you will be responsible for beverage R&D and NPD and it may include food as required. You will be a critical part of our service and supply chain. We, and our clients, will rely on your insight's advice and expertise.  We need you to:

  • Make and taste drinks and food.
  • Experiment with natural and often novel ingredients.
  • Work closely and consultatively with our clients.
  • Provide advice to our leadership team.
  • Occasionally visit our clients manufacturing plants.
  • Develop documentation to add to our body of knowledge.
  • Have fun and love what you do.

About you

First and foremost, you must be passionate about your career and tradecraft. Our ideal Food Scientist will have the right qualifications, have a creative flair and understand the importance of quality and timeliness.

We are looking for someone who can demonstrate some or all of the following:

  • Experience in developing new beverage recipes.
  • The ability to taste/sample your work and apply sound quality control (this will include alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages).
  • Have existing food science laboratory experience.

Naturally, you must have excellent verbal and written communication skills and be happy to consult and liaise with our clients.

You will need to be degree qualified in Food Science or similar discipline and have some genuine commercial experience. Beverage experience will be beneficial, but not necessarily mandatory providing your skills are transferable.  

Our headquarters are in Altona a short drive from the Princess/Westgate Freeway.

This is a great opportunity to join our business which is built on a solid foundation of success and growth. We have a great team culture and work environment and value the contribution everyone makes. We are passionate about our business and our people. We put safety, diversity, the team, and client satisfaction above all else. We look forward to reviewing your CV and Cover Letter.

Recruitment Agencies: We have this position covered. Your support is not required.

Victus International

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