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  1. Flavourtech
23 January 2017

Innovative Processing Company Flavourtech Looking For New Research and Development (R+D) Manager

Based in Griffith, NSW, Australia, Flavourtech manufactures high technology process equipment for the food and beverage industries.

The company is enjoying substantial success internationally, selling innovative systems based on its unique Spinning Cone Column and Centritherm® evaporator technology.

The successful applicant will be expected to lead and contribute at a high level in all aspects of our research and development (R+D) function. Responsibilities will include:

  • Management of R+D projects (delivery on technical milestones and budgets)
  • Develop and propose new process technology and applications
  • Management of R+D/pilot plant personnel and associated activities (internal and external trials)
  • Preparation and subsequent management of relevant grant applications related to R+D projects
  • Development and management of relationships with key external organisations

Applicants should have the following qualifications/attributes

  • Graduate level, preferably with Masters Degree or Ph.D in an engineering or science discipline
  • Understanding of core chemical engineering unit operations
  • Detailed knowledge of heat transfer, mass transfer, and fluid mechanics
  • Working knowledge of mechanical engineering principles and components
  • Engineering Degree level mathematics
  • R+D project management
  • Excellent written, verbal, and presentational skills
  • Problem solving skills

Other skills/attributes of additional interest include:

  • Direct experience in coffee and/or tea Processing
  • Familiarity with patent filling and tools for review of external patents
  • Familiarity with government and funding body grant applications

The role requires some international travel.

An attractive remuneration package is available, commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Initial inquires in writing with CV and covering e-mail should be directed to

The closing date for applications is 15 February 2017

The convenience and availability of Ready To Drink (RTD) tea and coffee is consistent with the changing lifestyle of consumers worldwide.
Flavourtech is an Australian technology manufacturing business that specialises in aroma recovery, extraction and evaporation solutions for the food, drinks and pharmaceutical industries.
Flavourtech's manufacturing technology is known for its ability to recover superior flavours and extracts, while maintaining the natural properties of the raw material. 
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