Director Product Development

Golden State Foods   •  

Conyers, GA

Industry: Food & Beverages

  •  

11 - 15 years

Posted 163 days ago

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Responsibilities

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

 

  1. Directs new product development initiatives to meet growth and expansion objectives within the target market and product categories. (30%)

 

  1. Directs assigned staff, including recruiting and selecting employees, assigning work, providing training and development, evaluating performance, and building a motivated, effective team to ensure that organizational goals for diversity, career development, productivity, performance management and employee involvement are met. (20%)

 

  1. Integrates and leverages development objectives for continuous product and technology improvements, communicating routinely with internal and external customers. (20%)

 

  1. Defines new product requirements, expectations, and opportunities that reflect GSF sales and customer initiatives. (15%)

 

  1. Manages the new product development process, including idea conception, ingredients, process implementation, and packaging to meet GSF and customer product development standards.  (15%)

 

  1. Performs other related and assigned duties as necessary.

 

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Education and experience equivalent to:

 

Education/Certification:

Bachelor’s degree in food science or food service management from an accredited college or university

 

Experience:

10 or more years of relevant work experience with formulated products

 


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

 

Knowledge of (B/basic; J/journey; E/expert):

  • Food formulation (E)
  • Food design (E)
  • Regulatory agencies (E)
  • GMP (J)
  • Safety concepts and techniques (J)
  • Food processing concepts and techniques (J)
  • Sensory process (J)
  • Package design and handling (B)
  • PC word processing/spreadsheet software (B)

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