Listed June 4th 2022
Melbourne, VIC


Packaging Technologist

  • Provide value through technical excellence for Australia’s favourite product
  • Excellent benefits including, purchase leave, Bega products & wellbeing programs
  • Central based Docklands Melbourne office and flexible working- apply today!

Exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic, if not an experienced Packaging Technologist to develop a wide range of packaging formats for Australians best known products right from Dare Coffee to Farmers Union Yoghurt to Daily Juice to our trusted Pura.

Bega Cheese Group is home to many trusted and wholesome food brands that are enjoyed in Australia and all around the world. Our growth story of becoming a successful ASX listed company with a turnover in excess of $3 billion and over 4000 employees, is made possible by our values and outward-looking perspective.

With a strong regional focus and dedication to community, we are proud of our heritage and will continue to build great opportunities to allow people to develop and thrive.

If you are curious & creative, invested in not only your own success but also the growth of others, and believe in building the Great Australian Food Company, then you might be the one for us!

About the Role
Bega R&D Packaging Design & Development team; an exciting place to be where you can create magic through Art and Science on Australia’s most loved Iconic brands.
So come and be part of our diverse cross category team to,

  • Design and develop through consumers and bring our iconic packs to life
  • Make a difference in consumers lives through our packs
  • Help unwarp the mysteries of our packaging through solutions
  • Develop expertise across different packaging technologies
  • Grow personally through collaboration, training & experiences

Do you want exposure to a huge variety of packaging and receive world class training across different packaging technologies, systems and processes? Then this is the role for you. A newly created role, you will be an enthusiastic if not a highly experienced packaging technologist that is confident to support the development of new packaging materials across the Bega Dairy and Drinks business in line with commercial and operational requirements. This is an end-to-end role, this is yours to own from design, development, specification, and commercialisation! You will be a key player in a team of highly experienced packaging technologists, You will thrive in a collaborative environment and have a keen eye for the detail to drive results through world class packaging. An opportunity not to be missed!


  • Execute and support launch of New Packaging Development (NPD)in a timely manner
  • Support and co-ordinate plant trials to assess the manufacturing feasibility of new packaging
  • Maintain general and product specific packaging material specifications & trial reports.
  • Evaluate and implement packaging re-engineering and/or cost optimized solutions for the business
  • Liaise directly with other packaging technologists across other categories/BU to share knowledge and ensure best practice opportunities are maximized across the business

About you

  • Tertiary qualification required (Science & Technology, Engineering, Packaging degree will be an advantage)
  • Food Science and technology – raw materials, packaging, processing,
  • Sound knowledge of business Processes & systems e.g. Stage gate process
  • Good communication & collaboration skills with peers & stakeholders
  • Enthusiasm, can-do attitude and eagerness to learn.

What you can Expect when you work at Bega:
We look for potential, not only performance. To be successful you will be open about your strengths and weaknesses and prepared to challenge yourself. We value diversity of thinking, experiences and perspectives and listening. Bega people support each other to achieve together.

Why Bega?

  • Be part of a supportive and talented team
  • Loads of career development and opportunities
  • Be part of an excellent culture that holds true to company values
  • Work for an employer that gives back to the communities and charities we partner with
  • Amazing employee benefits such as Health Insurance Subsidy, Flexible work options, Purchased Leave – to name a few.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements
Bega requires all new employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. You will be expected to provide evidence of your vaccination status, or an acceptable medical exemption, as part of our recruitment process.

We will accept applications from all people with the right to live and work in Australia.
Bega is a is an Equal Opportunity Employer, we embrace and value diversity and encourage all we encourage any qualified applicants to apply.