Role DescriptionAs an R&D Director you will be responsible for leading the R&D and Packaging team of about 20 people spread over 4 sites in developing new production platforms, product upgrades, R&D processes and customer R&D projects. Your goal and ambition are to make this client at the innovation leader in the industry by keeping he products in the best quality in the right price. Together with your team, you bring customer innovation to a success and develop them on time.
Responsibilities- Grow the top line through delivering on strong innovation - Lead the R&D and Packaging team, by setting and evaluating objectives, coaching the team, and growing talent for the future - Be accountable for the innovation funnel from the feasibility of the products to the first production - Design new business plans for new platform development - Work closely with the internal and external partners
Requirements- University degree in nutrition, food technology, sciences or anything similar - Over 10 years of experience in an R&D position in the food industry, with a significant amount of leadership experience - Experience in leading a team of R&D professionals - Be familiar with designing new product formulas - Good knowledge of the European food law - Fluent in Dutch and English (other languages are an advantage)
Are you interested and do want to apply for this role, please fill out your application via the apply button below and contact Elizabeth Bogaert.