NPD & Innovation Manager
2d ago

Job Description

Do you have excellent standards and enjoy challenging the norm and looking to exceed the customer's expectations. We may have the perfect role for you in a rapidly growing FMCG Brand!!!

Our client, a huge food products conglomerate, is leading the food processing business through its range of products and innovative flavours and fillings.

They are the market leaders in North India. They are present across the globe and offer the best and premium products in 80 countries.

As the NPD & Innovation Manager, you will play a pivotal role in the selection and evaluation of new ideas / concepts in the bakery segment primarily catering to B2B clients.

You will be creating new ideas, products, processes or recipes that will help promote company's products and translating them into technical requirements and consumer models to drive business impact.

What you will do :

  • Applying fundamental scientific principles in combination with a creative mindset to develop novel products in bakery segment
  • Leading the formulation and development of new mid-to-long term products to deliver unmet consumer needs
  • Developing recipes for new concepts using client's products to demonstrate to B2B Clients how those products could be used
  • Combining knowledge of consumer needs with technical solutions to create new product designs
  • Keeping abreast of new ingredients and technologies and recommending for consideration where appropriate
  • Designing, creating and implementing long term strategies to ensure effectiveness and operational sustainability of new products
  • Maintaining technical documentation such as laboratory notebooks and invention records
  • Running own applied research projects based on markets request
  • Obtaining technical and scientific know-how for the creation of new products
  • Ensuring that all new concept recipes follow specified process and deliver accurate yield and cost, and nutritional alignment in accordance with the norms
  • Building reputation for customer-focused creativity by delivering new ideas and bakery solutions
  • Providing intelligence on innovative raw materials and technologies that can differentiate the company's products
  • Salary : Not Disclosed by Recruiter

    Industry : FMCG / Foods / Beverage

    Functional Area : Engineering Design, R&D

    Role Category : R&D

    Role : Product Development Manager

    Employment Type : Permanent Job, Full Time

    Keyskills : Food ProductsFMCGFood ProcessingB2BConcept Developmentbakersnew product ideationbaking expertbakery expertchefR&DBakery innovationbakery productsbakery scientistNPDproduct developmentproduct formulationproduct research

    Desired Candidate Profile

    What you need to know / have :

  • At least 2+ years of experience as Chef in a Plant(Bakery Segment) preferred
  • Should be a food technologist - a mix of chef and scientist
  • Bakery products formulation and product development(NPD) experience is highly desired
  • Ability to plan and direct new product ideation
  • Strong Communication skills
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