Our client is one of the largest Indian Beverage Company. Their strength lies in establishing new categories, building brands and capturing market share within those categories. Being the fastest growing beverage company, they continue to aggressively adopt new strategies and innovative initiatives in order to keep them in the top of the minds of not only their consumers but also maneuvering competition. This has enabled them to achieve their objective of becoming a Rs. 5,000 Cr. organization and keeping them on track for their long term vision of being a Rs. 10,000 Cr. organization in coming years.
Designation- Manager R&D
Job Purpose- The R&D Department is one of the core drivers of growth and ambitions of having a holistic food and beverage portfolio in India as well as development of Global Portfolio Strategies.
Vision is to gain the number one position in the beverage category, and besides Sales & Distribution and Marketing, a very central function towards achieving this Goal, is R&D.
Considering the ambitious goals, the company is also investing largely on developing their team with higher core competence and stronger and advanced state of technological tools and processes, which will focus on establishing a very core value of the company – INNOVATION!
Leverage solid research skills and creative approach to assess ingredients/technology.
Exhibit innovation in discovery, advancement, and evaluation of new technologies which can have significant impact on new products, improved products or processes, and/or capital avoidance.
Manage strategic relationships across a diverse group of external resources including research institutes, technology providers, and suppliers to facilitate focused acquisition of novel technologies.
Utilize broad approaches to projects and exhibit collaboration with multiple functions, both internally and externally, to deliver against project goals.
Act as the primary contact with external technology partners with regard to technology and ingredient evaluation.
Function effectively as a Research Manager, Planner, Coordinator, Communicator, and Technical Expert.
Effectively document all work including technical plans, experimental reports, and plant trial reports.
Provide Technical advice to senior management on advances / developments within the scientific community that may be of beneficial to the Company.
Provide Technical Support to the Marketing group and to companies customers in the completion of key projects.
Adequate resource alignments to ensure key projects are delivered on time.
Clearly communicate Management Strategy to R&D Team and progress on the same, vice versa.
B. Tech / M. Tech (Food Technology)
Experience- 8 years- 14 years
Experience in juices is a must.