Director of R&D (Food Manufacturing)
Posted on: September 14, 2023
Career Growth Opportunity with a Rapidly Growing
Manufacturer!This Jobot Job is hosted by: David PachecoAre you a
fit? Easy Apply now by clicking the "Apply" button and sending us
your resume.Salary: $140,000 - $180,000 per yearA bit about us:We
are a prominent worldwide collaborator for the food industry, food
service, butchery, and nutrition sectors. Our expertise lies in
crafting customized ingredient solutions that excel in delivering
impeccable taste, enhanced nutrition, and optimized functionality.
We are dedicated to creating food that embodies goodness in every
aspect-benefiting individuals and the planet alike.Why join us?
- Excellent Compensation & Benefits package!
- State of the art facility!
- Paid Holidays!
- PTO!Job DetailsResponsibilities:1. Lead and oversee the
Research and Development (R&D) department in a dynamic and
fast-paced food manufacturing environment.2. Develop and implement
innovative strategies for new product launches, ensuring that they
meet company objectives and market demands.3. Collaborate with
cross-functional teams to create and execute product development
plans, from concept to commercialization.4. Manage the product
development process, including formulation, testing, and scaling up
production.5. Stay up-to-date with industry trends and consumer
preferences to identify opportunities for new product
development.6. Conduct market research and competitive analysis to
inform product positioning and pricing strategies.7. Ensure
compliance with regulatory labeling requirements and manage the
product labeling process.8. Lead the development and implementation
of process improvement initiatives to optimize efficiency and
quality in manufacturing operations.9. Collaborate with Quality
Assurance and Operations teams to ensure product safety, quality,
and consistency.10. Manage and mentor a team of R&D
professionals, fostering a culture of innovation, collaboration,
and continuous improvement.Qualifications:1. Bachelor's degree in
Food Science, Food Engineering, or a related field. Advanced degree
is preferred.2. Minimum of 5-10 years of experience in a
manufacturing or food-based environment, with a focus on Research
and Development.3. Strong knowledge of food product labeling
requirements and regulatory compliance.4. Proven track record in
developing and launching new products in the food industry.5.
Experience in process improvement methodologies, such as Lean Six
Sigma, with a demonstrated ability to drive operational
efficiencies.6. Proficient in the use of food development software
and tools.7. Excellent project management skills, with the ability
to prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously.8. Strong
analytical and problem-solving abilities, with a keen attention to
detail.9. Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, with
the ability to effectively collaborate with cross-functional teams
and senior leadership.10. Demonstrated leadership skills, with the
ability to inspire and motivate a team to achieve goals and deliver
results.Note: This job description is not intended to be
all-inclusive. The employee may perform other related duties as
negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.Interested
in hearing more? Easy Apply now by clicking the "Apply"
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