Offers “Unilever”

Expires soon Unilever

Senior R&D Technologist-UFS/饮食策划高级研发专员


Job description

Business Context and Main Purpose of the Job

·  The key job role is to acting product development work stream for UFS and Retail for regional Taiwan projects. Product scope includes savoury dry seasoning (quick soup, chicken powder, chicken granule and etc.), dressing, wet sauce, RTE product and other required product category from local business.

·  Focusing consumer & customer needs, understanding their requirement to drive products development and innovation, to support sale volume growth together with business team.

·  Drive products savings and ingredients resilience, to support optimize margin with business team.

Main Accountabilities

·  Designing and carrying out the practical & lab-based work program linked to assigned projects (innovation, renovation, 5S, OOS, resilience, capability building and etc.)

·  Manage project timelines, risk analysis, resource loading associated with projects assigned

·  Cooperate with Chef, generation of all prototypes and transfer to industrialized recipe to support project requirements including provision of key documentation to customers

·  Lead new ingredient develop including 1ST Point of contact with relevant supplier(s), link in with parent company Material Expert Team’s (METs) and ownership to drive quality integration into UL systems and processes. This includes ingredient documentation, ingredient samples, ingredient ordering & ingredient specification builds

·  Lead the provision of all relevant product related documentation linked to assigned project including documentation for consumer testing, requirements for Registration, Certification, or specific local BU- initiated requests

·  Ownership of any scale up trials required to confirm viability including ownership of trial briefing build, connect with SC for factory trial run execution

·  Manage import innovations with regional products compliance check and roll-out

·  Cooperate with SC, procurement and quality team to manage collaborative manufacturing parteners

·  Cooperate with MKT & Chef to support relevant prototype, panel, or consumer tastings

·  Cooperate with Regulatory and local deploy partners where relevant to ensure prototype development and ingredient selection complies with local requirements; collate & cascade output to relevant stakeholders

·  Responsible for ensuring selected formulations are submitted for relevant product performance studies (including tasting & preference assessments, stability & shelf life testing).

·  Have awareness of competitor landscape, commercial production, SC model and project management processes

Key Interfaces

·  Food R&D Product Development Team

·  Project Teams Network (Sales, MKT, SC, Chef, etc.)

·  Customer/Supplier partners

·  Global R&D team and Regional R&D team (Shanghai)

·  External agencies/providers

Key Skills

·  Solid knowledge & skill set of savoury product development

·  Foods ingredients functionality

·  Foods safety design

·  Passionate for food

·  Strong hands-on ability

·  Strong communication skills

·  Creative with ability to innovate and translate design brief into winning launches

·  Structured mindset

·  Good Time management mindset

·  An ability to flexible and multi-task handling

·  Fast action

Relevant Experience

·  Degree (or equivalent) in Food Science, Chemical Science or Engineering.

·  Preferred at least 2 years working experience in FMCG in fields of product/process development, project management.

Leadership Behaviours

·  Growth Mindset

·  Real Accountability

·  Agility

·  Consumer and customer focus

·  Bias for Actions

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