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Senior New Product Development Manager - Cheese

Senior New Product Development Manager - Cheese   
Foodjob Nordic is seeking a Senior New Product Development Manager specialized in Cheese. This new position is a great opportunity to work on high value-added projects on an international scope. The hired person will be offered the opportunity to work with a very skilled team in a company with a strong culture, where employees’ well-being is a main priority.   
The Senior NPD Manager Cheese is directly responsible for leading innovation projects, combining theoretical knowledge of food technology with hands-on cheese product development. This position is addressed to someone who is passionate about cheese and who is eager to take part of the development of tomorrow’s cheese on an international level.   
Responsibilities for the new Senior NPD Cheese Manager:    
  • Delivering the cheese products of tomorrow through project management and product development   
  • Participating actively in solving commercial challenges and creating opportunities by understanding the markets’ trends to create innovative new products   
  • Supporting the rest of the organization thanks to strong cheese technical knowledge, product comprehension and analysis of the customers’ expectations   
  • Being responsible for entire processes, from concept development to final recipe implementation and handover   
  • In summary, the role is about translating market demands into ready-to-use product recipes working in close collaboration with the Specialty cheese category and the international innovation team within the company. It implies being in touch with many colleagues in the organization as well as with external service providers and suppliers.   
The profile we are looking for:    
  • Food Engineer Graduate: Dairy, Food Technology or Food Science, Master level is a minimum   
  • At least 5 years of experience in a similar position, knowledge of mould/specialty cheese is a strong asset but not mandatory   
  • Persistency in delivering the projects on time and on budget   
  • Global curiosity, creativity, energy   
  • Capacity to apprehend situations and projects from a broader perspective to turn it into concrete daily doings   
  • Business-oriented mindset, global approach   
  • Passionate about cheese and innovation   
  • Good presentation skills   
  • Complete fluency in English   
Salary and location:    
Based in the Central Denmark region – attractive salary + pension + benefits    
Further information and application
Please contact Senior Advisor Paul Moinel from Foodjob Nordic, tlf. +45 2635 3855 or email: [email protected] for further information of this challenging position.   
Foodjob Nordic ensures absolute discretion for all applicants.