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Product Development Manager

Remuneration:Market related 
Location:Cape Town
Job level:Management Jnr-Mid
Type:Permanent
Reference:#VIT-117
Company:Vital


Job description

Promeal, one of the largest players in the wet pet food category in Southern Africa is awaiting applications from dynamic, needs-driven and self-motivated individuals, with knowledge and understanding of FMCG markets. The company is in an exciting transformational phase driving our consumer-facing brands “Petleys” and “Boss” as well as, developing best practice principles.

Responsbilties:
  • The innovation of new products and renovation of existing ones in relation to the business strategy
  • Drive the value optimisation process related to services, raw and packaging materials and processes in conjunction with the relevant departments
  • Custodian of business legal documents, finished products, raw material- and packaging material technical information and management of product recipes, Bill Of Material’s and costs in relation to the product value chains and managing departmental budget
  • Support of all operational departments regarding latest technologies, processes, equipment, raw materials, packaging and good manufacturing practice to ensure lean manufacturing practice and hence expense optimisation


Requirements

  • Tertiary pet food nutrition qualification from a recognised institution, and a minimum of just a nutritional qualification
  • The person should have five to eight years’ experience post qualification in our field
  • The person must be able to work across our different business functions and understand how they fit together to ensure we drive market share, business value and meet set deadlines
  • Support marketing and Sales from a technical perspective in customer meetings


    Posted on 07 Aug 09:26



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