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New Product Developer - Cape Town, South Africa

  • Harare, Zimbabwe

Job Details

Job ID: #8987
Job Location Cape Town, South Africa
Company Type Maufacturing / FMCG
Job Role New Product Developer
Joining Date Immediately
Employment Type Full Time
Monthly Salary Negotiable

Preferred Candidate

Career Level Middle Management
Years of Experience 3
Residence Location Cape Town, South Africa
Gender Not Specified
Nationality
Degree Degree

Job Description

23May
Cape Town, South Africa
  • Job Status: On Hold

Our client, a leading Manufacturing / FMCG group is requires the skills of a suitably experienced and qualified New Product Developer.
This role will be responsible for Managing the company’s New Product and Business Growth Strategy by contributing innovative product ideas and managing the dev


Contribute innovative new product ideas based on customer needs (interpretation of customer briefs) and market trends.
Manage the New Product Development team in the thorough and timeous completion of projects (from sample phase, factory trials, through to evaluation at customers where required)
Product and process improvement support for customers
Product and process improvement and technical problem-solving support for manufacturing operations.
Identify and develop relationships with key ingredient suppliers.
Produce costings for new product variants submitted.
Ensure the completion of New Product Development administration (Specifications, loading of recipes into ERP system, etc.)
Load the improvement of the new product development processes and systems.


Key Skills
Must be a self-starter, and be able to Manage of assigned projects within the small New Product Development team.
Problem solving and basic project management knowledge.
Well-developed verbal and written communication skills – ability to interact confidently with both suppliers and customers.
Work well within a multifunctional team environment.
Willingness to learn and develop technical expertise in our customer’s processes to enable end to end customer support.

  • Job Role: New Product Developer
  • Industry: Manufacturing / Production
  • Salary: Negotiable

Required Skills

3 Years of Experience
Qualifications
Bachelor of Science in Food Science or BTech Food Technology Diploma.
At least 3 - 5 years’ experience within a food and beverage operational environment (preferably with focus on New Product Development or Food Technology research)
Drivers License.

Additional Requirements

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