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18/04 DhanaLakshmi.K.N
Team Facilitator - Recruitment at HeadPro Consulting LLP

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Head - Research & Development - FMCG (15-24 yrs)

Chennai Job Code: 562900

Position : GM/ Sr. GM / Head - R&D

Qualification:PhD in Chemistry or Food Science

Experience :15 years of experience. Candidate should have experience in food industry with a track record of successful product launch.

Other Competencies :Working knowledge of FSSAI regulations and ASCI for related Marketing pitch for the new products.

Industry Preference-Food products industry, edible oil & fats, bakery industry.

Other Remarks-Tamil Language is not mandatory. Good English communication skills (written and verbal).

Job Purpose:

- To identify and develop new products / process technologies for sustainable business growth in line with company's objectives and direct implementation of agreed products / process development plans including evaluation of outsourcing technology / conceptualizing new projects.

Job Context

- Our client is an edible and speciality non-edible industry engaged in manufacture of refined sunflower oil and focusing on specialty products with oil as a base.

- To identify new products based on market dynamics.

- To develop in-house technology / outsource technology for new products.

- To organize and plan for development activities related to new products launching.

- To effectively involve, participate and contribute in management discussions on plant expansion, product changeover, effective utilisation of existing infrastructure, outsourcing facilities/toll manufacturing of products/processes.

- To ensure statutory compliance for existing / new products.

Principle Accountability:

1) New Product Development - Enlarging Product Portfolio

a. Identify products based on synergy / process capabilities and competencies, analysis of competitors product portfolio and market requirements.

b. Interaction with technology suppliers / customers / institutions and consultants for technology development.

c. Broad evaluation of process technology, preliminary cost and project proposals.

d. Organize for analytical development for all new process / products.

R&D - Inhouse Development of New Products

- Selection of products based on market requirement / process capabilities.

- Initiate actions for literature survey to understand the process.

- Organize for lab scale development, preliminary costing and sample approval.

- Putting up proposals for scale up of the process in pilot / semi-commercial, coordinate for execution of pilot / semi-commercial plant modifications. Implement the trial run operations to optimize of the process conditions and execute trial orders, revalidate the costing.

- Organize for documenting the data and to hand over the process to plant operations.

- To conceptualize process schemes, work out material balance, broad list of equipments / facilities, preparation of basic engineering and detailed engineering in coordination with Consultants / Project team.

- Plan for all resources - men, material, suppliers, customers, etc.

- Patenting all our new products.

Requirements in applicants -

1.Should have strong experience in heading R&D & particularly in the area of development of bakery & specialty fats

2.Academics in PhD is preferred but not mandatory.Related academics in food industry is highly desirable.

Interested applicants can send CVs or call 080-40981090.

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Women-friendly workplace:

Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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