Coordinate development of new products and improvements of current products to deliver on objectives of the annual business plas. Apply sound culinary and scientific techniques to design products with consumer/customer valued attributes.
Lead multiple development projects using detailed investigations, well thought out experimental design, sound scientific techniques and data-based decision making.
Investigate for product and process challenges; provide creative solutions to solve challenges in development and commercialization.
Work with other departments (Manufacturing, Maintenance, Quality Control and Procurement) to determine equipment, materials and processes necessary to produce products to maximize capacity and optimize product quality and differentiation.
Ensure accurate product information input to Cost Accounting to maintain the integrity of data that is entered into manufacturing management systems.
Assure technical requests are conducted for product development, shelf-life studies, improving/maintaining present products and competitive testing.
Identify and complete technical study of ingredients, suppliers, co-packers relevant to meeting project objectives and meeting Pho24 Standards.
Develop an understanding of standard product cost models and raw material impact to cost of goods. Design products to achieve defined margins and sales prices.
Complete cost savings projects. Work with Team to calculate total savings.
Provide support to BU Head to carry out detailed investigations as it relates to product formulation and yields.
Yêu Cầu Công Việc
B.S. degree, Material Science, Food Science, Chemical Engineering, or equivalent
Advanced degree in business, e.g. MBA with a concentration in Food Science/ Technology is preferred
7-10 years of experience in Research and Development
Passionate about creating new products that meet consumers needs
Experience in flavor chemistry and/or new textured material is a plus.
Experience with designing and conducting sensory testing is a plus
Demonstrated understanding of business analytics and BI tools to convert real-time data into dashboards and business decisions
Experience in related supply chain business operations with operational managerial experience
Work related skills
A proven record of initiative, innovation and research productivity
Creative problem-solving skills and an orientation towards innovation"
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Must like/welcome change and have a continuous improvement state of mind.
International experience and the ability to lead cross-cultural teams
English proficiency required
Able to work in office, laboratory, manufacturing environments. Must be able to work flexible hours as needed based on production scheduling needs.