ポジション
Position
(Sr.)Manager, Product Developer, R&I
仕事内容
Job description
The Product Developer is responsible for defining with marketing product belief based on consumer and market understanding, designing product and process, insuring first time right implementation in factories and for launch follow up (renovation, innovation or cost/quality projects). This position involves strong interactions with internal cross functional team and external suppliers, hands on bench and analytical work, pilot plant work, managing formula cost and specifications (ingredients and product & process), conducting and coordinating industrial tests in plants, and assisting industrial operations. The position may also involve the management of Research Technologist(s). The candidate must be able to represent R&I interest within the company during all projects.

IN THIS ROLE YOU WILL BE ACCOUNTABLE FOR

§ Managing projects according STAGE GATE PROCESS methodology.
§ Act as R&I driver on product attributes definition vs consumer expectations as well as technical solutions within each project team. Develop formulations and processes to deliver on consumer expectations, within project food safety, costs and timing requirements
§ Design pilot trials, organize evaluation sessions with Marketing, and draw conclusions and recommendations for next steps.
§ Participate in consumer test design, organize sample production and ensure product quality follow up.
§ Realize scale up / industrialization with Quality, Engineering and Manufacturing departments.
§ Collaborate with suppliers to obtain best results for product development (brief suppliers and follow up on their progress)
§ Participate as an R&I representative for product launch/start up by preparing all specifications related to product line (except packaging) and ensure that all documentation needed is available prior to start up.
§ Possibly management of Research Technologist(s).
§ Network with global R&I community to share in best practices.

応募資格
Requirement
Qualifications
§ Bachelors Degree in Food Science or closely related field.
§ 3-10 years' experience in a related field, preferably CPG Industry.
§ Dairy experience or related field
§ Flexibility to travel
§ Strong project management/organization and leadership skills
§ Excellent verbal and written communication skills in Japnese & English
§ Ability to work cross-functionally and able to train staff.
§ Proficient in computer skills

勤務地
Location
群馬県館林市
Tatebayashi,Gunma prefecture
勤務時間
Working time
8時45分-17時30分フレックス制度有
Working hours 8:45-17:30
Flexible Time system (Core Time 11:00- 15:00)
休日
Holiday / Vacation
土日祝日(年末年始休暇有)
Company calendar will depend yearly on the number of Saturdays, Sundays and National Holidays. (+ Year-end holidays)
雇用形態
Job Preference
正社員
Permanent Employee
応募方法
Application
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備考
Remarks
Candidates with professional proficiency in English and Japanese preferable.