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10/06 Rituparna
HR at Anmol Industries Limited

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Anmol Industries - Head - New Product Development (18-22 yrs)

Kolkata/West Bengal Job Code: 1109035

Job Description :


Role : Head New Product Development


Direct Reporting : Managing Director


Location : Kolkata-HO


Department : R&D


The core responsibility of this role was to lead the technical design and commercialization of products (Both Infant/Toddler/Adult Nutrition and Indulgent products), including New Product Development (NPD)- Innovation, Productivity, Maintenance (Brand Renovation), Project Management and Quality improvement initiatives to deliver business growth and margin improvement objectives under strict regulatory environment and nutritional guidelines


R&D/ New Product Development :


- Lead R&D Team for New Product development & Innovation. Development of new food products & modification of existing ones.


- Complete market benchmarking to arrive at product /concept understanding i.e., CIR (Competitor Intelligence Report)


- Preparation of Master formula, Batch Manufacturing Records (BMR), SOPs for new products and supervise products and their ingredient composition as per predefined specifications.


- Coordinating the entire product development including requirement analysis, finalizing specifications, designing, prototype development & testing activities. Prototype samples development, evaluation & benchmarking with internal & external panels.


Consumer Understanding :


- Training the sensory panel & enabling the sensory team to perform in co-ordination & give insights into the profiling of the products.


- Understanding consumer preference across the food categories & flavour preference.


- Expertise in Generating Project brief through BM, TG, VOC (Voice of the Customer), FGD (focus group Discussion) & FOT (Full Offer Test) to deliver best product as per consumer insight & market demand.

Market Research


- Expertise in planning, conducting, analyzing & presenting data from in depth Qualitative / Large scale quantitative market research studies.


- Developing techno-marketing & quality questionnaire through strong product, process, technical or application knowledge.


Techno-commercial & TPO Development :


- Coordinating the entire product development from concept generation, formulation, DOEs, prototype samples development, evaluation & benchmarking with internal & external panels till final successful commercialization.


- Leads the new Vendor Development for the product portfolio (manufacturing) includes vendor strength, capacity, cost management.


Process Planning / Cost Saving Initiatives :


- Development of cost-effective versions of existing products through replacement of RM as well optimization of process.


People Management & Budget :


- Set performance Goals for R&D Team & review performance periodically.


- Develop the people through development plans by organizing training session, mentoring & regular feedback.


- Manage Product Development Budget. Ensure all projects are within defined cost.


Required Criteria :


Qualification: B.Tech (Food Tech)/M.SC


Experience: Min 18years (Biscuit Industries preferable)


Location: West Bangal- Dankuni

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Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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