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Scientist - Beverage & Sweet Sauce

Requisition ID 17663
Position Type FT Permanent
Recruiter #LI-MV1
Posting Type LI


Kerry offers the industry’s largest portfolio of Taste & Nutrition Systems and Functional Ingredients & Actives, serving the Global Food, Beverage and Pharmaceutical industries. We work with the world’s top Retailers and Manufacturing companies to produce some of the best private-label products and tailored Food & Beverage solutions on the market. We also work with the leading Food Service chains helping to deliver appetising, relevant and innovative custom solutions, using our expertise in new product development, production and commercialisation.


Our Values:      Courage | Enterprising Spirit | Inclusiveness | Open-mindedness | Ownership

About Kerry


Founded in 1972 in Co. Kerry, Ireland, the Kerry Group has annualised sales in excess of €7 Billion and supplies over 15,000 food ingredients and flavour products to customers in more than 140 countries worldwide. We have established over 140 manufacturing sites, operate in over 30 countries, and employ 25,000 people worldwide. 


A career with Kerry Taste & Nutrition offers you an opportunity to shape how people across the globe view food and beverage while providing you opportunities to explore and grow as your interests do. With our commitment to a sustainable future, a career with Kerry is something you can feel good about.

About the role


Work Location: Murarrie, Brisbane


Reporting to: R&D Manager 

Key responsibilities


•Development of new Beverage and Sweet Sauce applications to support customers
•Create new and innovative beverage products such as Carbonated Soft Drinks, Alcoholic beverages and Fruit beverages; develop sauces for applications such as Ice Cream toppings and ripples
•Work together with a cross functional team to develop integrated beverage solutions across all category
•Works with flavours team for evaluation of performance of Flavour products in application
•Provides input on Flavour collection needs
•Links with other application groups to cross share knowledge
•Provides applications support for initiatives and Beverage Technology promotions

Qualifications and skills


•Bachelor's / Master's Degree in Food Technology, Food Science, Chemistry or a related Applied Sciences with at least 2 to 5 years of Beverage R&D product development working experience with a proven track record
•Beverage flavour applications or formulation for Wet Processing applications desirable
•Experience in managing both internal and external relationships – Commercial / Sales team, General Management, Customers etc.
•Must be able to participate in the sensory evaluation of products and formulate products with flavours
•Understanding of interaction of Taste products within the food matrix and processing impact
•Knowledge of application and processing knowledge
•An understanding of beverage equipment and other industry standards for beverage products and their processes would be desirable

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