Global Beverage Development Lead

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Company: Treasury Wine Estates
Category: Architecture and Engineering Occupations
Published on 2021-06-12 06:06:11

About us

At Treasury Wine Estates (TWE) we know that it is the thinkers, makers and doers who have the most impact as we continue to strive towards being recognised as the world’s most celebrated wine company. We are proud of our portfolio of brands that have tremendous heritage, rich quality and a reputation for excellence across the globe. From the iconic luxury of Penfolds, to the broad appeal of Lindeman’s and newer brands like 19 Crimes, we are committed to creating memorable wine experiences for our consumers.

About the role

This newly created position plays a technical lead for a portfolio of product innovation projects. It works as an integral part of a cross functional team launching new beverage innovation for various brands. This role can be based in either Adelaide or the Barossa Valley.

Reporting to the GM Product Innovation (Supply) this role will:

  • Create, design and implement new beverage concepts in support of the product innovation pipeline, aligned to Global Innovation strategy.
  • Partner with Marketing Insight & Innovation teams in the creation of differentiated solutions which meet identified consumer needs by using creativity, technical knowledge and new technology application
  • Drive the overall strategic direction of technical innovation for new products, line extensions, process innovation and external partnerships with ingredient, process equipment and co-manufacturing suppliers.
  • Partner with Marketing on beverage prototypes and specifications, and with Strategic Sourcing team and Quality team for supplier selection and initial production at scale
  • Ensure product meets short and long-term GP hurdles, with responsibility to support the scale up and COGs improvement over time
  • Deliver projects on time, in budget, and to the brief.
  • About You

    Tertiary qualified in Science/Food/Engineering you will have proven new product development in the beverage / alcohol industry and demonstrable knowledge of food safety laws and legislative requirements for beverage products. This will compliment your good process innovation and new equipment application capability and strong fermentation knowledge/experience. You will be able to work across multiple projects globally and will be adept at delivering in a fast-paced environment.

    What’s in it for you

  • Meeting-free Monday mornings (we all love this!)
  • Global opportunities across the US, Asia, UK/Europe
  • Opportunity to build a career across multiple functions (we’re really good at doing this!)
  • Health and travel discounts
  • Structured development programs to support your health, wellbeing and career
  • Culture

    We are a top 50 ASX global business and have been on an exciting journey over the last few years. Operating with a growth mindset, we are a high performing team who deliver at a fast pace to ensure that we continue to grow and drive innovation in the wine industry. We have high expectations on our team members and in turn, reward them with brilliant career and development opportunities.

    If you’re ready to help us on our journey to boldly lead change in the world of wine, please apply now!

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