QUALIFICATIONS AND JOB DESCRIPTION
Would you like to become a part of a leading organisation that brings the Joy of Flavour to Life and makes Every Meal and Moment Better?
We are currently looking for an R&D Manager to join our Kemalpaşa, İzmir office. Do you find yourself well in a fast paced, international work environment?
If so, you might be the person we are looking for! Our growth starts with yours.
· Manages R&D Team based in Turkey & Dubai, ensuring alignment of goals with the business, development plans and shared vision.
· Assists in the development of Key projects, alleviates bottlenecks within the team.
· Drives Flavour Solutions NPD projects forward through the internal cross functions (e.g. Commercial, Supply Chain, Engineering, Operations, Technical, Finance).
· Supports the Turkey & Dubai Flavour Solutions Commercial Teams in the winning and flawless delivery in NPD projects. Keeps the Flavour Solutions Commercial Teams & leadership informed of progress and aware of any major issues.
· Prioritizes projects & maintains project data, which supports the progression of the projects.
· Ensure projects are correctly and adequately resourced. Escalate resourcing issues to the R&D Director EMEA
· Develops technical competence in areas of current and potential business interest.
· Food Science/Food Technology degree qualified, or equivalent
· 5+ years creative product development and team management experience
· Effective Leadership and project management skills
· Good organisational skills and ability to priorities
· Commercial knowledge and ability to build excellent customer relationships at all levels
· Ability to work autonomously and to supervise the work of a team
Ability to manage several different projects and priorities at the same time