Sensory Lab Technician, New Zealand

Published 2023-05-24
Expires 2023-06-24
ID #1585257417
Sensory Lab Technician, New Zealand
New Zealand, Manawatu-Wanganui, Manawatu-Wanganui,
Published May 24, 2023

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Sensory lab technician

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Position Description About usWe are a proud New Zealand Co-operative built by generations of farming families. We believe nutritious food is essential to sustain people today, and for future generations to thrive, which is why we challenge ourselves to find new ways to bring our dairy goodness to people around the world.At our Research and Development Centre in Palmerston North, we know the smallest things can make a difference, so we research and develop products that last longer, stretch further, work faster, waste less, withstand more and taste better. Bringing together world class dairy products and the deep expertise of our people we work alongside the passionate, talented and innovative food professionals who are driving dairy industry and innovation.We value our people and are committed to your career progression. We are in a strong position; there are a wide range of opportunities and pathways across the Co-op. This means no matter what business unit you’re in, or stage of life you’re at, there’s a good chance we’ve got something to suit.About the opportunityAs a Sensory Laboratory Technician, you will primarily be responsible for preparing samples for sensory analysis and with your keen eye for detail and good organisational skills, you’ll provide accurate and timely technical support to the wider team.Contributing to the tactical planning and understanding the theoretical background to technical delivery, you will leverage your knowledge of how diverse our clients/customers apply the work provided and will ensure delivery of the technical function is aligned with these specific needs.In addition to the above, you will also contribute to the maintenance of our health and safety and food safety systems, maintenance of laboratory/plant facilities with minimal supervision as you adhere to all the relevant regulatory requirements.To note, we are also open to this role being performed in a full or parttime capacity however due to being on your feet for the entire day, comfortability standing for long periods of time is essential.About youWhile this is an entry level position, we are looking for someone who is switched-on, practical and eager to learn. You will need:A passion for science (an NCEA Qualification in Science will be helpful)Background in laboratory work, quality assurance, food handling, dairy manufacturing or analytical laboratory work is desiredAn understanding of basic food safetyThe ability to work as a productive team member to deliver a high volume of workThe ability to think on your feetMeticulous attention to tidiness in work operationsMethodical work ethic with strong attention to detailExcellent time management skillsGood communications skills, both written and verbalFonterra provides opportunities for individuals who bring passion to perform and are motivated to succeed. We provide on-going training and development for people with a great attitude and a willingness to learn.

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