· Develop and innovate new products or line
extensions on the assigned team
Formulate new products to
match the cost target, ingredient statement, nutritional profile and product
attributes of the target product. Develop and document the process for the
manufacture of the new product.
projects simultaneously, ensuring timely completion of project objectives in
a fast-paced environment.
Drive innovation and
creativity within brand group by bringing new ideas and prototypes for team
· Conduct plant trials and product start-ups
product and processing specifications.
project timelines in coordination with management, marketing and the
· Work closely with Engineering/Operations
to source equipment required for new product
Organize and lead
project presentations to brand management and R&D senior leadership.
Maintain awareness of
current technical trends and identify and implement technologies that can be
applied to increase profitability and/or cost savings.
Sporadic to frequent
travel, including flying to all parts of the U.S., possibly overseas, and
driving a company or rental automobile 4 to 6 hours as needed.