technical leadership and excellent customer relationship management
while possessing excellent formulation and R&D capabilities with
strong interpersonal and communication skills to effectively support
both internal and external customers. This individual must have a
thorough understanding of the Product Development cycle and be able to
lead and/or support cross-functional teams through a project's life
Provide formulation leadership for new product and reformulation
Provide formulation training to R&D Team.
Complete product development projects.
Lead R&D relationship with multiple accounts as assigned and be
responsible for ongoing project deliverables, technical support,
written reports, meeting attendance, status updates, etc.
Assess ongoing business related R&D initiatives with customer and
take appropriate action to implement agreed upon objectives and to
communicate with internal business partners.
Solicit information regarding future product requirements with
customers and share data with sales and marketing to collectively
address future opportunities.
Present innovative concepts and products for internal and external
accounts on an ongoing basis.
Support the R&D Manager with cost reduction, ingredient
substitution/consolidation and other key initiatives as assigned.
Collaborate with and provide technical leadership and/or support to
Operations, Manufacturing, Customer Service and QA in new product
development and product maintenance activities (cost reductions, shelf
stability studies, ingredient substitutions, etc.)
Other duties as requested.
Minimum of a Bachelors Degree in Food Science, Masters preferred.
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