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Food technology lecturer at RMIT, Melbourne VIC

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As a Lecturer in Food Technology, you will contribute to the teaching and research efforts of the School, in the Biosciences and Food Technology discipline.  More specifically, you will be responsible for carrying out teaching activities within undergraduate, Masters and Graduate Diploma programs in the area of food technology, and for maintaining and advancing their scholarly, research and/or professional capabilities. 

Furthermore, this role will see you actively promoting the program by establishing and maintaining memberships, links and partnerships with academic, industry and professional communities and working in collaboration with fellow academics within the teaching. You also will be responsible for course coordination. During your appointment, you may be required to undertake international travel to perform teaching activities.

About You

To be successful for the role, you will have:

  • Ability to prepare and deliver courses at undergraduate and post-graduate levels, including online delivery, and the ability to produce high quality curriculum or program materials.

  • Ability to undertake course coordination role

  • Demonstrated capacity to work effectively with and to negotiate sensitively with students especially on issues related to effective learning

  • Emerging track record and recognition for quality research outputs which will contribute to existing Discipline and School research areas evidenced by publications, development of new research initiatives, competitive research funding, and industry links

  • Demonstrated ability to supervise higher degree by research candidates

  • Ability to build effective networks with colleagues and generate alternative funding projects through effective liaison with industry and government

  • Strong interpersonal skills appropriate for interacting with higher degree by research candidates, staff and industry, together with a strong commitment to teamwork and multidisciplinary collaboration

  • Desirable but not essential: skills in other areas relevant to food technology, such as nutrition or food business operation



  • PhD in the relevant discipline

  • Appointment to this position is subject to passing a Working with Children check.

Applications close: Sunday, 26 June 2022

For further information and to apply online, visit:

QA Manager - Sunshine Coast, Full Time


As an iconic baked goods business based on the Sunshine Coast, our clients focus on taste driven innovation has been the recipe for success & transformed them from a small family run start-up in the 1950’s, to one of Australia’s leading bakery businesses with partnerships that include Australia’s major retailers. Due to continued expansion & investment in the site capabilities, an exciting career opportunity has arisen to join an established & growing team. As a category leader in the fast-moving consumer goods sector, the menu for success includes a strong customer first culture, clean ingredients, a focus on taste & retaining the craftsmanship associated with quality baked goods. Maintained growth & a strong outlook has given the business the confidence to invest in a new facility due to be commissioned later this year creating a robust platform to meet and exceed customer needs, this role creates an unique opportunity to lead quality excellence and compliance to retailer standards.

Qualifications & experience

  • Ideally Tertiary qualified in Food Science or a related discipline
  • Experienced people leadership skills with the proven ability to develop and nurture a team. Team player and leader, self-motivated, competent and driven to succeed.
  • Successful track record in the food industry and well versed with the major retailer requirements
  • Proven experience working across cross functional operational teams
  • Good finance acumen including setting and working to budgets
  • Strong employee communication and ability to make fact based decisions or assess situations quickly. Coach and mentor with a collaborative, hands-on style.
  • Ability to create, build and execute key quality plans such as Product quality improvement initiatives, or customer complaint reduction strategies
  • Strong understanding of continuous improvement methodologies and internal auditing principles
  • Proven ability to stay aware of changing legislation, customer requirements or industry guidelines

Tasks & responsibilities

  • The QA Manager will lead all quality aspects across Manufacturing and NPD and support the growing focus on ESG
  • The QA Manager, working closely with the site team, and supporting the Executive Leadership team to contribute and execute on the Company’s long term strategic objectives

Please apply via SEEK Link - click here 

Applications close on Friday 15th July 2022

    Laboratory Manager – Chemist/Food Technologist,  Sydney Location

    An exciting opportunity exists at All Colour Supplies Pty Ltd based in Ingleburn (south/west Sydney). We are a SME wholesale & manufacturing colour (dyes, pigments & dispersions) to the food, pharmaceutical, cosmetic, and industrial sectors. We have been in business for over 30 years.

    The role of laboratory manager we are seeking would be hands-on experienced, self-motivated with the ability to drive innovation through R & D, collaborate with stakeholders to exceed customer expectations. Our ideal candidate would pride themselves on developing a healthy culture by collaborating and leading a team to achieve. 

    Skills, Experience & Duties:

    • Managing, leading, and motivating staff to ensure best practice standards in the laboratory.
    • To drive innovation through stakeholder engagement on R & D projects
    • Conduct laboratory trials on product development, including, improving our current range through technology advancements in raw materials, processes, and capital improvements.
    • Manage key activities in the technical services area, such as accuracy of technical data, QC, QA and laboratory reporting and documentation.
    • With colleagues enhance and maintain accreditation and compliance across HACCP, ISO-9001, & ISO-14001
    • Contribute to the company leadership team by active involvement and promotion of ideas and policy.
    • Proven experience in an associated industry with leadership skills
    • Develop a system for accurate, timely reporting of test results, archiving, and retravel of supplier and customer samples, and any raw material testing.
    • Well versed with FSANZ Standards and experience with other countries standard would be beneficial
    • Knowledge of the GMP regulatory environment
    • Any other task associated with the position, as required

    The Person:

    A self-motivated individual who can inspire, motivate, and lead a team. You will have a passion for innovation and achieving high standards. A great communicator with interpersonal skills Our ideal candidate would have the desire to create and develop new products.

    • A proven technical background - Bachelor’s degree desirable chemistry / Food technology
    • Use of laboratory equipment e.g. UV Spectrophotometer, FTIR
    • Strong people management skills – leading others by example
    • Excellent organizational skills, flexibility, attention to detail.
    • High levels of self-management and initiative with the ability to work to deadlines in a fast-paced environment.

    This role requires you to have knowledge of Office 365 applications. You will have strong communication skills - verbal, written and interpersonal. Tertiary qualifications in Science (Chemistry) or Food Science would be desirable or relevant industry experience (or related discipline) and previous lab experience in a similar environment will be highly regarded.

    About Us & Culture:

    All Colour Supplies Pty Ltd is 100% Australian-owned and operated with strong family values. We wholesale, pack, and have manufacturing facilities and have expanding growth due to R&D across a range of industries. Our friendly, and supportive team foster an inclusive culture. Our staff are our future, so we have a flexible, family friendly working environment. We encourage personal growth and development with networking across industry groups and associations. We offer a wide range of benefits.

    How to apply:

    Suitable applicants will be subject to the All Colour Supplies Pty Ltd Recruitment Process, which includes recent employment references and Police Check. A cover letter detailing your interest in the role and how your qualifications, skills, attributes and previous work experience would enable you to meet the skills, experience & duties listed above.

    To be eligible to apply for this position you must have the right to work in Australia.

    For a full position description and to apply please email


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