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Nov 08, 2017

Toronto, Ontario

Permanent

Agent: Laura C.

Job #: 125334

Job Description

Are you a Product Development Manager looking for a dynamic position where you can use your skills and abilities to make an immediate impact? Do you have experience executing and managing all phases of the new product development process from concept to consumer within a food service organization? Are you looking for a company where you can bring your great attitude, experience in collaborating with cross-functional teams and ability to hit the ground running?  Apply to join our team!

 

Job Summary

  • Maintain keen awareness of global and industry trends

  • Collaborates with Marketing on developing innovation strategies/ 3 year calendar and identifying key products to move forward into the pipeline

  • Applies strategic thinking throughout ideation, conceptualization and commercialization phases

  • Work with R & D and marketing to create sell-in pages and product support materials (i.e. toolkits, etc)

  • Understands fundamentals of all phases of product development and has strong food service expertise.

  • Manages and leads team through any in-market product issues, working closely with R&D, packaging, Marketing, Production to identify,  solve and communicate in an efficient manner

  • Attend shoots in order to ensure that product use and intent are met on set

 

Qualifications

  • Minimum 5-8 years product development experience

  • Hands on food service product development experience a must

  • Ability to translate technical and strategic concepts to “consumer friendly” products

  • Strong communication skills – verbal and written

  • Creative problem solving skills

  • Strong organizational and computer skills required.

 

What’s in it for you

  • Opportunity in a company experiencing rapid growth

  • Hands on opportunity to work directly with clients and take ownership of development

  • Exciting and busy industry

  • Steady and stable environment

  • Full health benefits

  • Location north of the city and easily accessible

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