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Research & Development Manager [Food and Beverage] - Ayutthaya

  • Location: Thailand
  • Salary: THB70000 - THB100000 per annum per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 13 days ago

Salary: 100K THB per month

A successful candidate should have

* Full loop of R&D experience from Food & Beverage manufacturing background

* Strong experience in product formulation

* Good command of English

About our client

Our partner is a global FMCG dairy manufacturer. They are famous for being one of the top dairy beverage producers with ambition to be number on in the market. Currently, they are looking for an experienced R&D Manager to advance their R&D Team.

Responsibilities

* Manage and lead new product development projects as well as improvement initiatives, starting from idea initiation until product launch to market with coordination across functional team to meet the project objective, timeline and align with company's business plan.

* Ensuring right formulation, raw material and finished product are met the desired specifications, comply with food safety/ regulation requirement, company's quality policy as well as supply point for all local and receiving markets before commercialization

* Manage and lead new product development projects, starting from idea initiation until product launch with coordination across functional team to meet the project objectives and timeline.

* Proactively initiate new product idea and launch opportunity for the company.

* Manage his/her team effectively to ensure smooth operations during development and success launch of new products with proper resources.

* Disciplinary actions on NPD procedure and roll out to concerning team.

* Advise instruction to his/her team for prototyping development design starting from lab scale, pilot plant and industrial trial scale in order to ensure the trial sample is achieved consumer's satisfaction and right specification in the due date.

* Drive and track the progress of on-hand project systematically against the plan and raise the issues that affected to launch plan with appropriate solution to management team for decision making.

* Lead cross functional team for NPD risk assessment and keep on track with NPD team on action taken in order to turn all risks to be "safe zone" before launch.

* Provide technical data to support quality deviation solving for Manufacturing team including co-manufacturer facility, support for continuous improvement as well as cost saving initiative projects.

* Manage systematic analytical and accuracy of technical data for NPD to ensure approval & release process of industrial trial and commercial lot within timeline, quality, food safety and compliance are proven evident and recording properly.

* Coach his/her team for technical knowledge, working system and problem solving.

* Provide necessary information to receiving market/customer including licensee products for export and local upon request.

* Ensure all the work processes align well with the food safety regulations & standards

Qualifications

* Bachelor's Degree in Food Science or related degrees

* Full loop R&D experience from Food & Beverage or FMCG manufacturing background

* Strong experience in product formulation

* Knowledgeable about food safety & regulations

* Good command of English

* Thai nationality only

Argyll Scott Asia is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.