Our Client: Our client with a significant presence in the food/culinary and savoury business.
Your Role: A seasoned professional who comes armed with 15+ years of qualitative experience in leading new product innovation, re-innovation of old product lines, managing the stage gate process you would be armed with substantial cross geography experience in the food / bakery / snacks business. Manage R&D accountability for new product timelines and triages issues with Operations, manufacturing, Quality, Regulatory and other teams to maintain target deadlines and approve necessary extensions. Works within multiple categories to assist with diversifying the Company's product offering and facilitates growth into new or existing markets. Establish improved and effective ways of working with Global cross functional partners to ensure excellence in execution.
You would be responsible for leading the organization in products Innovations, products renovations, Quality enhancements, Ingredient Value Engineering, Demonstrating the futuristic proactive product proposals to business to build the innovation pipeline, building development team, coaching and building the functional and leadership capability, building and managing the budget. This position requires exercising independent judgment to deliver on the objectives.
Must Haves: You must have a Master/Bachelors degree (preferably Food Engineer, Food science) 15+ years of experience in the food industry.
Managing Expectations: At Mindfield we are driven by mutually agreed KPIs and service levels. Exceptional results can only be delivered when we understand both our key stakeholders clients and candidates. Keeping this in mind we would request that when applying for a role do take cognizance of the “must haves” to avoid disappointment. Sometimes positions take time to close and there could be delay in us responding to you but respond we will. Look forward to a long term relationship. ….Mindfield.. making a difference.