Director Product Development

Golden State Foods   •  

Conyers, GA

Industry: Food & Beverages


11 - 15 years

Posted 163 days ago

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  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.



MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Education and experience equivalent to:



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



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)