Do you dream of working for a CREATIVE
and FUN company where your passion for product development and innovation
can shine? A company where your technical expertise, leadership and
coaching skills impact not just R&D, but our cross functional teams and
our external partners? Dream no more….
We are looking for a Senior Product
Developer/Leader who THRIVES on the challenges of innovating new products
AND sharing knowledge and expertise to coach and develop teams.
YOU are a credible and experienced senior
food scientist with a portfolio of successful launches. You thrive on
working in a collaborative and fast-paced product development
environment. You love and embrace change yet can stay focused
to deliver amazing, flavorful results. You’ve been responsible for
leading projects – taking new product ideas from concept through to
successful commercialization. You’re the type of person who can move
easily during the day from working at an R&D bench to conducting a
strategic review of a product line at a team meeting. You get
especially excited about ferreting out and testing new ingredient solutions
to create delicious, more natural beverage products.
You are also about people! Not
just your own team, but cross functional teams, partners, suppliers AND our
wider community. You know the “recipe” to bring the right
individuals together and motivate them to achieve great results. Your
“can do” attitude, relationship building skills, persuasive communication
skills and intellect mark you out as a leader to follow.
Look out a year from now, and you’re
being recognized at our annual meeting as one of our most innovative and
caring leaders. You’ve helped lead and develop an “out-of-the-box”
product formulation for a new product line that exceeded our expectations.
You led a project that dramatically increased the shelf life of one of our
most important products. You helped us to win an industry award for
our innovation on a completely new product that set us apart from our
competitors. You’re our Hero!
Torani is one of the
fastest growing and dynamic specialty food companies in the San Francisco
Bay Area. We have a massive pipeline of new product introductions,
and we constantly seek to improve our product performance and consumer
appeal. We’re the type of company that prides itself on being 3 steps
ahead of our closest competitor in terms of food science expertise,
creativity, and innovation. We are also recognized as one of the most
fun, friendly, and warm companies you’ll ever come across in your career!
POSITIONS SUCCESS FACTORS (FIRST 12-18
One to two new innovative product lines are developed and
commercialized on time and at target cost, for launch within 18-24
months. All efforts focused to deliver amazing flavor through
simple, natural ingredients and ease of use.
Planned 2015/2016 line extensions are commercialized for two product
lines on time, on deliciousness, on budget, and at high quality level.
- Collaboration: Strong relationships
are in place across the organization and with partners, as
demonstrated by the successful and integrated launch of new products –
on time, on quality, on budget, and embraced by our customers as
Your project management and collaboration excellence is evident
through delivery of R+D accountabilities on cross-functional teams and
product development team leadership.
Passionate about team building, you have been developing the next
generation of super-stars through regular feedback and coaching.
As a role model and beacon of our values you are recognized as someone
who considers people first, with authentic care.
- Expertise: Has brought
synergistic technical expertise to enhance our capabilities, and has
helped us deliver the more natural, simple profiles that have expanded
our product portfolio and grown our new product business
a little fun along the way!