This position will manage product development efforts for the LEAN CUISINE® |
brand. This will involve working with internal and external resources (including co-manufacturers) to execute project activity. This role will also develop and execute strategic direction for the brands and manage R&D strategy and project activity in the area of casual eating, microwave and dough based products. Responsibilities include:
Develop and launch new products, ingredients or processes of high priority to the business in a timely manner.
Manage resources and work with internal partners to develop and execute key strategic platforms.
Identify and execute technical functionality.
Lead team to achieve project objectives.
Work with internal manufacturing, co packers or suppliers to effectively commercialize new products and processes.
Manage PD resources to assure project timing is achieved.
Coach and develop team members.
BS / MS in Food Science or related field
Minimum of 10 years food industry experience (product development preferred).
Demonstrated ability to successfully identify, develop and launch new products.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Ability to communicate with different organizational levels.
Proven ability to lead and work within team environments to achieve objectives.
Strong interpersonal skills.
Focused on proactive resolution and ability to adapt quickly to changes.
Ability to independently and actively manage multiple projects with significant level of complexity.
Nestle USA - 19 months ago
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