Overall purpose of role:
· To lead the product development and implementation of baby food we offer to our little clients an exciting product range that maximize sales and margin opportunity in all products.
· Development and consulting of all product development team and technologist team.
· Liaison with brand marketing to agree the development briefs and the critical paths for implementation
· R&D team consulting to deliver the product range evolution to successfully achieve the requirements of the development briefs
· Ensuring that any product development achieves the required budgeted margin requirements
· Innovative products development.
· Audit of Production sites
· Employees (production site) training and consulting
· Brand teams
· Operations – at all levels from VP to businesses
Knowledge and skills:
· Strong team leadership skills
· Detailed knowledge of food production, preferably baby food sphere.
· Passion for food and interest in baby food
· Understanding of supply chain, preferably in Russia
· Able to use own initiative and work well under pressure
· Good command in English language
· Ability to work with and communicate at all levels
· Background in food production, preferably in baby food (canned meat products)
· Good knowledge of the equipment
· Russia, Moscow.