Senior Manager Human Resources at Vahdam Teas
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Vahdam Teas - Head - New Product Development (5-10 yrs)
Head - New Product Development (NPD)
Job Responsibilities :
- Conceptualization and ideation of new product variants and product range in alignment with the brand's vision to be a wellness brand.
- Identify opportunities to improve existing products in terms of cost, flavor, functionality, positioning, etc.
- Lead and execute strategic products for the company on the product/manufacturing front.
- Work alongside different functions (revenue, marketing, operations, manufacturing, etc.) to ensure smooth and timely launch of new products.
- Lead a team of R&D formulators to give direction on developing new products and ensure the product quality is top-notch.
- Develop new vendors/suppliers for high-quality/innovative ingredients for NPD.
- Analyze customer feedback through surveys, product reviews, and telephonic conversations to factor these inputs in NPD.
Skills & Knowledge :
- Strong problem-solving abilities.
- Solid understanding of product formulation, nutrition, product launch process, etc.
- Good understanding of business unit economics - product cost, MRP, contribution margin, etc.
- Can work collaboratively and lead the team
- Good communication and written skills
- Has a keen interest in food, beverage, nutrition and is updated on the latest wellness trends
- Can work in a dynamic and growing organization