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Work Type: EXECUTIVE

Sub-Classification: Unspecified

Location: Melbourne

Advertiser: ChemSkill

Date Posted: 13/10/2008

Position Filled: Yes

 

   

 

Product Development Manager - Food Industry

  • Senior Role with Excellent Career Progression Opportunities
  • Work for a Market Leading FMCG Company - Everyone Loves their Products
  • Competitive Remuneration Package with Many Benefits
Our client is a world leader in FMCG.  They have been making, marketing and selling products world wide for almost 200 years.  Their products are fun for all, but they take the business of creating them very seriously.
 
Due to positive restructuring, our client is looking to employ a Product Development Manager. This is a Senior role and will be responsible for coordinating and delivering new product development agendas together with the related regulatory changes and value optimisation projects for Beverages.
 
Reporting to the Science and Technology Director, you will be responsible for leading, coaching and developing a team of food scientists to drive technical and commercial capability along with employee satisfaction.  This is a great role for an energetic individual who is results focused and commercially minded.
 
For your application to be successful you will need to meet the following criteria:
 
  • Degree/Masters qualification in Science or related discipline is essential.  A Post graduate degree in any discipline is desirable.
  • At least 10 years technical experience and 3 years management experience
  • Well developed project and people management skills
  • Proven experience in leading a product development team of senior food technologists in FMCG industry.
  • Driving success through cross functional teams. 
  • Demonstrated accountability for delivering product development projects. 
  • Working collaboratively in strategic forums to shape the future of Science and Technology activities. 
  • Leading transformation in ways of working with marketing and supply chain disciplines. 
  • Coaching, developing or mentoring direct reports and indirect reports to achieve project outcomes and professional development. 
  • Proven track record of delivering change through best practice implementation.
  • Senior product / food technical development skills. 
  • Ability to coach and develop others. 
  • Analytical and problem solving. 
  • Regulatory understanding and awareness. 
  • Ability to build and maintain strong relationships.
 
This is a truly wonderful opportunity for someone who wants a genuine opportunity to develop a career in a market leading business with ambitious plans for the future.
 
The successful applicant will be offered a very competitive package of $120 - $140K and many other benefits!
 
To apply for this excellent role, please forward your resume together with a covering letter addressing all the above mentioned criteria to resumesvic@chemskill.com.au.
 
To discuss this position, please call Rod Harris on 03 9516 0100.
 
All applications will be treated as strictly confidential. Please note that due to the large number of applications we receive, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
 
CHEMSKILL RECRUITMENT DIVISION
LEVEL 4, 566 ST KILDA ROAD
MELBOURNE VIC 3004
PH: 03 9516 0100
 
 
TO REGISTER IN MELBOURNE
resumesvic@chemskill.com.au
Ph: 03 9516 0100
 
TO REGISTER IN SYDNEY
resumesnsw@chemskill.com.au
Ph: 02 9238 6202
 
TO REGISTER IN BRISBANE
resumesqld@chemskill.com.au
Ph: 07 3303 8774
 
 
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