Assistant R&D Manager
Location Shah AlamFULL_TIME
Consultant Parvathee Ponniah
Date posted 23 April 20192019-04-23 2019-06-22 fmcg Menara 3 Petronas Persiaran KLCC Kuala Lumpur 50088 Robert Walters
A leading food manufacturer is looking for an Assistant R&D Manager to carry out new product development and innovation. This position reports to the R&D Manager.
About the Assistant R&D Manager Role:
In this position, you will be responsible for carrying out innovation and new product introduction based on internal stakeholders requirements.
- Carry out new product development and new product introduction
- The new products that will be introduced must meet the set objectives and success criteria on sales, profit, operational feasibility and company's product specifications.
- Work closely with QA leads to ensure all new ingredients proposed are also in compliance with national food standards
- Lead & responsible for organising monthly internal product cutting sessions including collaboration & coordination with internal key stakeholders & suppliers.
- Work with supply chain team to provide estimated F&P cost for new product concept proposed
- Leverage on internal expertise to develop initial operational procedures to prepare new product prototypes
- Work with Supply Chain & Marketing on new packaging development for new product concept
To be successful in this role, you must have prior experience in application & new product development in the food industry.
- Tertiary education in Engineering or Food Science
- Minimum five years experience in new product development in the FMCG industry
- Innovative and can eat meat
- Technically inclined with experience in leading product conceptualisation to commercialisation with some marketing background
- Strong communication skills and fluent in English
- Strong leadership and communication skills with excellent stakeholder management
- Must be hands-on and self-motivated
This company needs no introduction and is recognised as a leader in their field of expertise. The culture is demanding but if you are confident and have a can-do attitude, the potential rewards are definitely significant. The firm is also very focused on developing their employees to the highest standards.
If you are driven, determined and want to take a step up in your career, this is the role for you. Great opportunities await the right candidate in this exciting Assistant R&D Manager role.
Apply today or call me to discuss this new opportunity.
Agensi Pekerjaan Robert Walters Sdn Bhd
(formerly known as Robert Walters Sdn Bhd)
Business Registration Number : 729828-T
Licence Number : JTKSM 423C