- Entry level
- No Education
- Salary to negotiate
External Job Description
Diageo is a global leader in beverage alcohol with over 200 brands, old and new, large and small, global and local – the depth and breadth of our product portfolio across beer, wine and spirits is second to none, with brands sold in 180 countries, at almost every price point in every category.
We only thrive today because of the talent of our people to grow our brands and keep them strong by acting with the same entrepreneurial spirit and determination as the giants of our industry such as Arthur Guinness and Alexander Walker.
Our purpose is to make the most of life, to be the best we can be at work, at home, with friends, in the community and for the community - for our brands to be part of celebrations big and small.
Feel Inspired, then this may be the opportunity for you?
Diageo Australia produces and distributes some of the world’s best known premium alcoholic drinks brands including Bundaberg, Johnnie Walker, Smirnoff, Captain Morgan and Gordon’s. Innovation is key a driver of growth for Diageo Australia.
This role is key in ensuring that any liquid commercialisation related elements of Innovation and Product change are executed with excellence. This role has no direct reports however requires a large degree of cross-functional team management.
About the role:
You’ll develop strong working relationships with the Liquid Innovation team (based in Singapore and Sydney), Australian Brand Innovation team and supply partners* across our Huntingwood and Bundaberg manufacturing sites.
In a nutshell you’ll:
Provide cross-functional leadership across the project teams as well as lead liquid specific and internal process related projects.
Validate and commercialise new liquids, including management of new ingredients and related data requirements.
Complete nutritionals and ingredient declarations for all new products.
Complete the setting of incoming raw materials and liquid finished product specifications in compliance with the Diageo Liquid commercialisation process.
Actively work with procurement team to identify ingredient cost savings and efficiencies.
Provide Technical support to the Huntingwood operations team regarding any liquid related issues.
Lead and complete the Diageo liquid commercialisation process for new Innovation liquids.
Complete the creation and/or maintenance of business critical data within SAP and internal manufacturing systems for both ingredients and liquid recipes.
Conduct trials and attend first three production runs to validate new materials, recipes and specifications.
Document liquid trials, specifications, ingredient and nutritional requirement. Ensure all artwork meet required mandatories and technical standards.
Liaise with supplier to source new ingredients for innovation or cost saving opportunities (Brand Value Engineering and Procurement support).
What you’ll bring to the table:
Degree qualified (Food Science/ Science or Chemical Engineering).
5+ years’ experience in product or liquid development.
Knowledge of project management processes and practices.
Strong project management and Commercialisation skills.
Knowledge in process and continuous improvement principles.
*Supply partners: quality, project management, operations, planning, procurement, regulatory affairs, and finance and data systems.
About the company
British multinational alcoholic beverages company headquartered in London, England. It is the world's largest producer of spirits and a major producer of beer and wine.
Diageo's brands include Smirnoff (the world's best-selling vodka), Johnnie Walker (the world's best-selling blended Scotch whisky), Baileys (the world's best-selling liqueur), and Guinness (the world's best-selling stout). It also owns 34% of Moët Hennessy, which owns brands including Moët & Chandon, Veuve Clicquot and Hennessy.