CPA Recruitment

R+D Category Lead

up to 125k + benefits
27 Aug 2019
26 Sep 2019
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

R+D Category Lead

Up to 125k + package


Ref: FMW38644


An international business leading the way in innovation across a number of product sectors, this is an amazing opportunity to join a truly global team. With consistent growth over the last three decades, this hugely successful business supplies products to customers worldwide. They pride themselves on creativity, technological advances and the highest quality of service to customers within a professional and state-of-the-art environment.

The Role

This is the chance to shape how people worldwide view food and drink.
Leading a big category with Savoury Food, you will be responsible for all activity, particularly driving the NPD strategy and identifying opportunities for growth. A strong leader who can develop relationships and co-ordinate resources, you will drive the strategy for the European market. Working closely with marketing and R+D, you will support sales team from a technical perspective and act as the global link to other regional end user market teams. With a strong understanding of the technologies relevant to this category, you will become an expert in this field and fully align to market and customer needs.

Personal Profile

  • Food or science based degree, ideally with further qualifications.
  • Technical background with proven commercial experience
  • Strategic thinker with experience in customer interaction and technical support
  • Project management skills and the ability to lead a team
  • Able to influence at high levels and drive alignment across the business

Ref Code: FMW38644

To apply or for more information, please e-mail in strict confidence, with an updated CV, including salary details, quoting the above reference and for the attention of Sarah to  

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