Is this your next challenge in food product development?
As an integral part of our Own Brand team, you’ll be responsible for the end to end development of your category including :
Developing a customer focused category strategy for our supermarkets across Asia.
Completing competitor reviews to ensure we are developing ranges that differentiate us in the market.
Identifying and partnering with suppliers to develop great tasting products!
Working alongside our technical team to ensure we are delivering safe, legal and great quality products, as well as attending factory trials and first productions.
Our Product Development Managers act quickly to transform ideas into products and then bring products into a reality for our customers.
They love the exhilaration of operating with pace and passion and bringing their products to life in our stores!
Do you have experience in food product development / merchandising?
Degree holder with Food Science or Science related subjected is an advantage
A minimum of 3 years’ experience in FMCG purchasing / Merchandising / Product Development, preferably in Own Brand or with a strong Merchandising background
A sound understanding of product development and category management metrics with strong passion into global industry developments and food trends to deliver customer driven marketing leading innovation
Candidates with advanced understanding and knowledge of product formulations, manufacturing, packaging and testing applications, with a basic knowledge of applicable government regulations is highly preferable
Excellent analytical skills, being highly organized with the ability to prioritize projects and tasks
Outstanding influencing, negotiation and stakeholder management skills
Experience in managing a number of suppliers.
A good command of spoken and written Cantonese and English
Extensive travel to all our markets across North Asia and South East Asia
Candidate with more experience will be considered as Product Development Manager