Global Product Innovation Manager (Leuven perm)

7-9-2018 leuven

The Global Product Innovation Manager has a significant impact on the business by developing solutions that will drive top-line revenue growth. Most often across multiple geographical zones. The scope and responsibilities of the job are defined as follows:


-Lead the technical development of new beers & adjacent products in the frame of the Global Product Innovation (working closely with the different zones worldwide)
-Consistently deliver transformational innovative product solutions and consumer propositions to fully support the Delivery & Explore Agenda and drive sustainable, profitable growth for the Company.
-Pipeline (explore): engage with external resources to ensure a continuous flow of idea to feed our Innovation Pipeline, both technically and commercially
- Pipeline and delivery: assess the technical feasibility and risk of the mid and longer terms Innovation concepts to support the right prioritization
- Delivery: engage with internal customers & resources to deliver on time in full
- Commercial: global insights, global marketing innovations, global commercial priorities
-Technical: Research Pilot Brewery, Sensory & Consumer Science, Product Technology development, Process technology development, Zone technology development

jouw aanbod

For this position we are looking for some one who has/is:
-University technical degree or equivalent (Brewing Science, Food Science, Chemistry, Biology, Biochemistry, or others
-Complementary Technical Brewing education is an asset
-Additional technical & business oriented qualifications are an asset
-Fluency in English (written/spoken), other language skills constitute an additional asset.
-Computer skills (Excel, PowerPoint, MS Project, Mind Mapping, or others)
-Proven Leadership experience. Leading teams and/or big projects.
--At least 5 years experience with Food Industry and innovation projects.
--Experience with Innovation strategy (short and long term) and Idea management
--Proven experience in FMCG product development
--Experience with Consumer research methodologies
--Deep understanding of sensory and consumer science,
--Proven track record of successful delivery and implementation
--Demonstrated excellence in project management of product development / implementation

ingenieur (m/v)
onmiddellijke vaste indienstname
Voeding en genotmiddelenindustrie
contact informatie
Laure Grauls en Kaat Meyns

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