Product Technologist

Job title : Product Technologist
Location : Wellington
Job type : Permanent
Contact name : Juanel Van Jaarsveld
Job reference : JV72405

Our client, who is a well established importer and distributor of products within the New Zealand and Australian market, is on the search for a Customer Service co-ordinator to join their busy team based in Wellington.

About the role:

This is a diverse and interesting role, covering many products and helping the team retain and expand a great and loyal client base throughout Australia and New Zealand. You will be required to work across 3 main areas of the business includes :

  • Product and Supplier search and development - Working to locate and assess new product opportunities and match customer requests for ingredients

  • Technical

  • Sales Support

Other key responsibilities include:

  • Preparing Product Specifications, PIF's and Buying Specifications

  • Demonstrate excellence in administration and ensure documentation relating to suppliers and products are accurate and up-to-date

  • Liaise with new and existing customers & suppliers to gather and analyse information

  • Support the sales support team - review requests and follow up appropriate action points

  • Other projects around food safety and quality control

To be successful in the role, you will need:

  • Food Science degree, Chemistry or equivalent qualification or experience

  • Ability to work logically and systematically, with good time management

  • Commercial awareness and negotiation skills

  • Strong attention to detail and ability to work efficiently in EXCEL and WORD

On offer is a great remuneration package and Wellington location that includes free parking and flexible hours. This is a great opportunity for a graduate or someone wanting to expand their experience while working with a supportive manager and fun team.

If this sounds like this role is for you, then please apply today.

For more information contact Juanel on 04 471 6985, apply online or email your CV to, quoting Ref: JV72405