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R&D MANAGER - 355323
FMCG / Retail / Wholesale
Wage / Salary:
R - Market Related - P/M (Per Month)
Maitland, Western Cape
Description: A food ingredient manufacturer requires a R&D Manager to join their innovation team. Key duties will include: to oversee all projects (project management role); formulation of new products; research of new product and processes; adjustment and reassessment of current formulations; manage innovation and development; solving commercial challenges; manage the R&D Laboratory operations and staff; carry out projects from basic science to product application trials; direct laboratory staff; interact with product application specialists and customers.
Key Requirements: MSc or PhD Organic Chemistry with 3-5 years’ work experience. Background in biopolymers or hydrocolloids are essential Previous experience in big organic molecules, emulsions and vesicles, dispersions, solid formulations, rheology, solubility parameters and crystallisation will be beneficial. Some business travel will be required. Open to South African citizens only.
Additional Requirements: Good communication skills (verbal and written) in English. Good leadership qualities and interpersonal relationship skills. Passionate, flexible and innovative. Ability to interact with people from various cultures around the world.
Remuneration: Market related.
Starting date: As soon as possible.
*Only candidates that meet all the requirements should apply
**Please quote “R&D Manager (W732)” in the subject line
***Only candidates that are shortlisted will be contacted