Focus Management Consultants Limited

Recruitment Specialists for the food and drink industry

Research & Development Manager (Bakery) - South Africa

County / State: South Africa

Category: New Product Development

Reference: RLP894171

Consultant: Rachel Parkin

Start date: Asap

Salary: Competitive salary & benefits

Summary

Are you a Bakery R&D Specialist seeking a company that really invests in Innovation?

Job Description

Here you will be working as part of a talented R&D team within a food business that really invests in both its people and its facilities. Already successful, this business is driving further growth through industry-leading innovation projects.

As R&D Manager you will lead a small team working on Bakery Innovation projects for leading retail and food service customers. We are looking for a real expert in the Bakery sector who keeps abreast of all the latest global trends across ingredients, technology and manufacturing processes. You'll have a proven track record in successful product launches in the Bakery category, able to effectively land challenging projects through your tenacity, expertise and problem solving ability. Naturally curious with high standards you will be passionate about creating the next wow product to hit the shelves and constantly looking to improve and perfect existing ranges to meet ever-changing consumer demands.

This R&D Manager position in based in South Africa and is part of a global food business. You'll work closely with your international colleagues, tapping into their knowledge and trends within other markets. We are happy to consider those already based in the region, those looking to return and candidates open to relocation. Some travel (not excessive) would be required in this role.

In-depth technical knowledge of Bakery Manufacturing and success in an Bakery R&D role are must-haves for this position. If you tick these boxes and are looking for that supportive company where you can shine, click apply and let's start talking.

REF. RLP894171 By Focus Management

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