Trainee Designer

Sales & Business Development

Job description

Our client, a leading food manufacturing company is seeking a motivated individual to join their creation and design team. The postion is for the role of Trainee Designer, and the successful candidate will be working in a team alongside 3 senior technologists and 2 technicians in new product development.

The role is a temporary assignment for the duration of 9 months. This is a great way to gain experience within the food manufacturing industry aswell as learn and develop yoour skills. As this is a temporary assignment, there is some flexibility with the working hours. It is a part time role offering 25 - 30 hours a week, Monday - Friday.

The role will entail product testing, shelf-life testing, texture and moisture testing samples and preparation of samples.


  • Collaborate with a team to work on new product development.
  • Conduct product testing, including shelf-life testing, texture, and moisture testing.
  • Assist in the preparation of samples for various analyses.
  • Engage in a variety of tasks, contributing to a dynamic work environment.
  • Communicate effectively with your team


    • A degree in Food Technology or Food Science is preferred.
    • Strong motivation and eagerness to learn.
    • Excellent communication and teamwork skills.
    • An interest in food science
    • Interest in working in the kitchen space
    • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, collaborative environment.
    • Attention to detail and a passion for innovation.

      If you are enthusiastic about embarking on a rewarding journey in new product development and are ready to contribute your skills to a dynamic team, we encourage you to apply for the position of Trainee Designer.

      Please note to be considered for this role, you must either be a NZ Citizen or NZ Resident or have a valid work visa.

      "As one of the world's largest employers, we believe in talent not labels, and focus on the diverse and unique skills our people bring. Our commitment to equal opportunity, inclusion, and diversity is part of our broader dedication to respecting fundamental human rights across our value chain. We seek to foster a culture of belonging and purpose, an environment where everyone can thrive and feel engaged, and where difference is respected and valued."