Cargill Gerente de Innovación Consumidor-Embutidos in Costa Rica
Gerente de Innovación Consumidor-Embutidos
Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and over 150 years of experience. We have 155,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work.
This position will Leadthe innovation projects and execution for the Region from the technical point of view. Will be responsible to generate technical solutions to the NPVs portfolio.
Is responsible for generating solid technical plans from which it is possible to standardize the production processes (at the design level) and guarantee the development of competitive products (product with the correct profile and the correct cost) that provide the expected satisfaction to our customers and consumers.
40% Scientist team leadership: Guarantee the resources, physical, technical and knowledge to obtain exceptional results.
20% Pre exploration phases technical leadership: Permanent strengthening of the portfolio and construction of the vision of long-term innovation
20% Build technical plans for innovation portfolio and works in conjunction with its commercial peers to develop innovation assertively and in accordance with the needs of the regional market
10% Understand the consumer an the market and align the portfolio from the technical perspective
5% Technical trends researching and translate the strategy and innovation into competitive products
5% Innovation portfolio risk analysis
Bachelor or Food Engineer, Chemical, Industrial or Agricultural Engineer.
Availability of travel within and outside the country for short periods of time
Experience in leadership of work teams
Experience in project leadership
Minimum 10 years of experience in product development positions
Communication skills: Clear oral and written expression
Knowledge of product development processes (Stage Gate)
Basic knowledge of statistics
Knowledge of sensory analysis
Knowledge in market research techniques or consumer understanding
Knowledge in meats product and process development or similar categories
Food safety and Latin American food regulations basic knowledge
Market intelegence basic knowlege
Related Masters: Food, processes, sensory analysis, product development, project management, MBA, innovation, marketing
Operations or quality experience
Job Research and Development
Primary Location Colombia
Other Locations Nicaragua, Mexico, Chile, Panama, Costa Rica, Honduras, Guatemala
Job Type Standard
Shift Day Job
Req ID: REG01718