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Job no:  3554
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  • Foreign FMCG company
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R&D Manager
Regional R&D Manager
Binh Duong City
3.000USD (gross/month)
Main Activities:
  • To lead the VN PSC function to develop the overall capabilities, competencies and efficiencies, including TCCS group, Dessert and FIGSS group, regulatory/compliance, process group and premix production.
  • To represent R&D in management discussions, operation meetings as well as in ASTM and stage gate with active discussion and project management. Ensure projects are properly resourced, organized and on track. Train and guide team in projects and coach team to be able to manage project independently.
  • Conduct briefings and technical meetings for internal and external customers.  Establishes operating policies and procedures for the department, facilitating efficient and effective performance.
  • Acts as leader in the technical community for a specific scientific or R&D discipline for NPD, product, process and packaging improvement as well as for cost optimization and trouble-shooting.  Provides solutions to a wide range of difficult problems by applying advance technical knowledge and extensive experience. Enhances the stature of the discipline through sharing of knowledge, identifying opportunities for greater application of findings and supporting legislative and / or lobbying initiatives.
  • Develops, implements and communicates short and mid term business plans for the department / category team, consistent with the R&D and the corporation's business strategies and plans.  Ensures departmental staff understands these plans, the link with corporate business strategies, and the role of each associate in accomplishing these plans.
  • Manages the ordering material for producing and evaluating prototypes, including selection and evaluation of raw materials from approved list of vendors.
  • Lead the team to maintain accurate, up-to-date records, laboratory notebooks and formula/spec database as well as coaching team on proper bench skills and logical product development approach.
  • Designs and conducts storage studies, including product and package performance under various conditions
  • Assist in establishing and implementing the strategic direction of the R&D division in line with the Regional and Global directions.  May be a member of the unit steering team for R&D.
  • Develops and executes research programs designed to result in new or improved products.  Implements all technical aspects of a project and ensures that all assigned projects proceed according to plan.  Projects are diverse and moderately complex and may include project planning, execution, timing, functionality, quality and cost.
  • Communicate, lead and work well with Vietnam and SEA project team members across functional teams (MKT, Sales, Operations, QA and Procurement) internally and externally with Global and Regional Team.
Job requirements:
  • Bachelor or Master in Food Science Food Technology, Food Engineering or Dairy Science.
  • Minimum 10 years working experience with multi-national food manufacturing companies.
  • Good Leadership and coaching skill
  • Good track record in New product development (NPD), project management & team management
  • Minimum 5 years working experience in managing multi-technical functions including NPD, process engineering, Regulatory and Applied Research.
  • Familiar with Dairy/ice cream product is a plus
  • Excellent written and oral English and Vietnamese communication skills
  • Strong PC and MS Office experience especially in MS Excel and proficiency in working with relevant software tools (e.g. Optiva, Axapta, Access etc.)

Information about this vacancy

  • Ms. Tam Bui, (Senior Recruitment Consultant)
  • +84 (0)913 702 296 or +84 (08) 38276398 (office)
  • tam@vnrecruitment.com or info@vnrecruitment.com

95 Nguyen Cong Tru Street
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