Product Development Role:
?Responsible for developing new products (Cheese, Coffee, Grocery) for the Canada marketplace.
? Job complexity involves heavy collaboration with marketing, business development, packaging development, manufacturing facility, Nutrition & Regulatory, Quality to ensure that R&D tasks are being completed appropriately.
? Candidate will be required to execute product development from bench to pilot and plant scale. Work includes ingredient selection, formulation development, shelf life testing, specification development, scale up and trials.
? Depending on project, sensory and consumer testing may need to be completed.
? Primary product development lead for benchtop, pilot plant, plant trials, sensory, and consumer validation on respective products
? Working directly with the Consumer Insights teams to develop testing plans
? Attending commercialization meetings to represent the project
?Responsible for delivering against timeline
? Communication with marketing project owners and R&D sector leads
? Quality and HACCP documentation
? Specification execution
? Commercialization processes
? Candidate will be required to execute specification development from raw and packaging materials, product formulations, packaging specs and configurations. Requires knowledge of Agile GSM and NPD
6 Plus years?experience
Sauces/Meals, Snacks abc coffee exp would be a big plus as well as Pilot plant exp and Consumer testing.
3+ Natural or process cheese experience in industry including development and/or pilot plant/plant experience
French speaking is not required
Agileexperience is required.
Assignment has possibility of an extension