Associate Manager- R&D Perfetti Van Melle Rudrapur Uttarakhand India

About the job – Associate Manager- R&D Perfetti Van Melle Rudrapur Uttarakhand India

Purpose of the position:

To actively drive Business Growth by inspiring key internal stakeholders with transformational Insights and needs based Innovation Opportunities, supporting market leading Strategy and Innovation development within the Perfetti Van Melle Vietnam.

As Consumer & Market Insights Manager the candidate will be functionally accountable for the Business Performance Management, including

• Tracking the Company goals in all commercial/market aspects

• Playing a critical role in defining Market research needs for all brands

• Converting Market, Consumer, Brand, Shopper, Channel data into meaningful insights

The candidate will act as an in-house expert of CMI and play a very active role in defining international standard research methodologies with a Strategic view to the accountable person

The candidate will provide partnership to the Marketing team in their development of activity plans and communications.

Essential duties:-
  • Responsible for upkeep and smooth functioning of NPD labs.
  • Leads recipe development as per marketing brief
  • Ensure material connectivity and flawless execution of industrial trials
  • Maintain R&D documentation like PDR recipes, Stability tests, decay study etc.
  • BOM updates on SAP – Ensure timely availability of RM codes and SFG codes for NPDs
  • Executing BOM budgeting exercise
  • Ownership of NPD labs : Ensure right equipment and man power allocation as per project priorities.
  • Scheduling and completing all NPD trials in a timely manner.
  • Coordinate with production and SCM teams for commercialization of NPDs
  • Creating documents related to NPD and uploading BOMs in SAP.
Job Requirements:

• Bachelor or Master degree in Food technology/Science, Chemical Technology or Dairy Technology

• Candidates with 5 years of experience in confectionery, beverages, Snacks or bakery background.

• A good understanding and experience of a broad range of market research methodologies and an awareness of industry best practice in quantitative and qualitative research.

• Strong consultative, diagnostic and communication skills, able to lead and influence across all levels and functions with actionable insights.

• Excellent interpersonal skills, at all levels and across disciplines within the business, ability to inspire with actionable insights.

• An ability to challenge methodologies and influence key people within the organization.

• Experience of managing quantitative tracking projects and the ability to convert data in actionable management information.

• Able to cope with high fluctuations in demand, and to work under pressure.

• Excellent analytical and presentational skills.

• Passion to succeed and make a difference.

• Energetic and self-motivated

• Ability to be constructively challenging

• Excellent communication skills in English (spoken and written)


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