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FOOD INNOVATION MANAGER (R&D)

Job Title: FOOD INNOVATION MANAGER (R&D)
Location: Klongtoey
Industry:
Reference: JTH300003001440512
Contact Name: 399DB
Contact Email: 399DB@prtr.com
Job Published: August 08, 2017 15:55

Job Description

Company Background: 

Our client is a well-known restaurant chain in Thailand. The company requires a well-organized and highly motivated person to work in the position of Food Innovation Manager (R&D).

Responsibilities:

  • Developing new product prototype concept from product brief which is generated with the marketing team to be able to meet consumer expectations & targeted margin
  • Managing on time NPD (New Product Development) processes and working with suppliers and internal teams to create new menus & innovative pipe lines to support long-term business growth.
  • Assessing suppliers’ and restaurant’s constraints as well as conducting risk assessment analysis including food safety concerns
  • Driving continuous product & process improvement to be more competitive in the market
  • Monitoring market trend and conducting market survey of new product launches
  • Conducting consumer tests and product evaluations to ensure products meet consumer expectations
  • Setting up standard procedures and training materials of new product launch to support operation simplification.
  • Supporting Spend Smarter (cost savings) program and alternative sources for supply continuity
  • Handling company food policy and regulatory changes
  • Coaching and supporting team to share new ideas.
  • Working with key cross-functional teams: Marketing, RE, SCM and Finance members to determine appropriate product costs and margin.
  • Working with the operations team for the product launch execution process with minimized risk in the market

Qualifications:

  • Thai nationality, aged 32-47 years old.
  • Master or bachelor’s degree in Food Science Technology or any related field.
  • At least 7 years of experience in a food retail or food manufacturing business relating to product or raw material development is a must.
  • Having experience in the Poultry industry is preferable.
  • At least 5 years of working experience at the management level.
  • Strong leadership skill and results-driven.
  • Good collaboration, cross-functional and analytical skills.
  • Creative and have a passion for food.
  • Fluent English speaking and writing.

We invite qualified candidates to submit your resume stating your present and expected salary by click "Apply Now"

P.R. Recruitment and Business Management Co., Ltd.
2034/82 Ital - Thai Tower, 18th Floor, New Petchburi Road, 
Bangkapi, Huaykwang, Bangkok 10320
Tel. 02-7160000 Fax. 02-7160056
www.prtr.com