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R&D Manager (Ubon/ BKK)

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Key skills: R&D, Food Manufacturing, Product Development, Formulation

Our client is on the hunt for a passionate and inventive Research and Development Manager to spearhead the birth of new products within the Flour mill/ starch industry. This role is a thrilling chance to guide an energetic team, harmonise product strategy with company aspirations, and engage in strategic collaboration. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work hand-in-hand with top-tier scientists and software developers, manage the product development lifecycle, and contribute significantly to the company's growth through efficient code development and system monitoring.

  • Guide an energetic team in a pioneering industry
  • Harmonise product strategy with company aspirations
  • Engage in strategic collaboration and consultation

What you'll do:

As an Innovative R&D Manager, you will be at the heart of revolution in the Flour mill industry. You will offer leadership to your team while also providing key technical insights. Your role will encompass managing all aspects of product evolution from initial concept through to final production. You will collaborate closely with scientists, regulators, clients, and other stakeholders to ensure that all products meet high standards of quality and efficiency. Your expertise will be vital in supervising technology transfer activities, supporting quality checks, leading the Product Development group, working closely with senior scientists and software developers, developing efficient code for tools and applications, documenting development phases, and monitoring company systems.

  • Oversee the product development lifecycle from approval and prioritisation, request analysis, requirements development, development oversight, product testing, to release management
  • Collaborate with scientists, regulators and clients to plan and review R&D and product development projects
  • Support quality checks such as milestone reviews and quality assessments
  • Conduct market research and trend analysis to identify new product opportunities and stay ahead of industry innovations.
  • Ensuring products meet quality standards, regulatory compliance, and profitability targets.
  • Document company development phases and monitor company systems

What you bring:

The perfect candidate for this Innovative R&D Manager position brings a wealth of experience and a strong educational background in Science. With over 10 years of relevant experience, preferably from the FMCG or Flour & Meat Snacks industry, you have honed your people management skills and gained cross-functional experience with sales, client management, product, and development. Your ability to lead a product development team and scope out product enhancements will be crucial in this role. You are an excellent communicator, comfortable speaking both English and Thai, and have a deep understanding of all aspects of the product creation process.

  • Bachelor orf higher degree in Food Science or other related field.
  • 7+ years of relevant experience required, preferably from Food industry
  • People management skills along with cross-functional experience with sales, client management, product, and development
  • Ability to lead a product development team and scope out product enhancements
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of all aspects of the product creation process including Design, Development, Materials and production techniques
  • Understanding of the overall product development process

What sets this company apart:

Our client is a trailblazer in the Flour Snacks industry, renowned for their commitment to innovation and quality. They offer a dynamic and inclusive work environment where every team member's contribution is cherished. Their focus on continuous learning and development ensures that their employees are always at the cutting edge of industry trends. This is an exciting opportunity to join a company that truly values its employees and offers ample opportunities for growth and advancement.

What's next:

Eager to leap forward in your career? Apply now!

Apply today by clicking on the link provided. We can't wait to receive your application!

Due to the high volume of applications, our team will only be in touch if your application is shortlisted.

Robert Walters Recruitment (Thailand) Limited
Recruitment License No.: น. 1188 / 2551

Contract Type: FULL_TIME

Specialism: Engineering and Manufacturing

Focus: Project Management

Industry: FMCG

Salary: Negotiable

Workplace Type: On-site

Experience Level: Mid Management

Location: Ubon Ratchathani Province

Job Reference: NCZ3QO-CF9018F5

Date posted: 08 July 2024

Consultant: Preawphan Sirisuk

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