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!
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
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