Bega Cheese

Development Manager - Nutritionals

Bega Cheese

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Applications Close - End of Day: 04-11-2016



Work type:

  • Melbourne, Australia - based
  • Market-Leading Listed Australian Dairy Company
  • Drive Innovative Product Development
  • Key Role with Technical, Regulatory and Commercial Focus


Bega Cheese manufactures a wide range of dairy products to the most exacting standards and specifications using state of the art technologies and systems. They manufacture the finest quality Australian dairy products for the global market with more than 60% of the total production exported. Bega’s nutritional business is the fastest growing product category in their portfolio, generating strong revenue growth in recent years.

In this key role you contribute strongly to the company’s strategic plan. You will then lead the development of new products in line with its direction in order to execute it. A central hub, you will contribute your technical expertise and support to manufacturing, quality, engineering, logistics and customers to ensure that the quality products you develop are produced efficiently and delivered to customers to be utilised properly. Commercially astute, you will also represent the company at national (and international) forums regarding regulatory, quality and other aspects of the nutritionals business.

The successful candidate will have a strong dairy or nutrition background with post-graduate technical or commercial qualifications. You will have a strong understanding of nutritionals and in particular, infant formulas. In past roles you have formulated new nutritional products and successfully managed these through to commercialisation by working with engineering, manufacturing, sales and quality personnel. You understand the processes, challenges, quality systems and regulatory environment that impact product development. Your interpersonal skills are excellent and you use these to make things happen.

This is an excellent role with a company that lives by its clearly defined values. The successful candidate will likely be from a bigger organisation or is a department 2IC looking for an opportunity to be more involved in assisting with setting and implementing business strategic direction at a senior management level. A competitive package is on offer along with relocation assistance if required.

Please submit your application via the link below. Enquiries can be made to Aaron Dodd in Mindset’s Melbourne office on +61 (0)3 9621 2283. Your strict confidentiality is assured.

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