Application Mgr(Sweet Category) - Food ingredients Manufacter

[Company Description]
Global Food ingredients Manufacturer

[Responsibilities]

  • Manage the performance of the Application Sweet team for Japan to meet the country goals
  • Participate and implement Japan Business Strategy
  • Act as main technical contact for customers to better execute all types of projects as well as leading customer visits and product presentations
  • Serve as technical expert and advisor to Marketing, Sales, Flavor creation, Sensory and Customers for multiple applications (ready meals, sauces, processed meat etc)
  • Consistently participate as a local champion for new technologies
  • Manage the lab needs within the capital budget to improve the ability to execute technical projects
  • Coach, train and motivate your Flavor food technologists
  • Proactively take responsibility to build a diverse and inclusive environment
  • Actively maintain data for the Flavor portfolio through evaluations in finished products
  • Maintain a safe, clean and organized lab environment in accordance with EH&S policies

[Requirements]

  • Fluent in English &Japanese
  • Bachelor's degree in Food Science, Food Engineering, Chemistry, or equivalent
  • Experience in managing product development team in a food manufacturing environment
  • Well-developed sensory and innovation skills
  • Strong project management skills

[Desired Characteristics]

  • Ability to lead, develop, build and motivate a skilled team of professionals
  • Ability to effectively interface with customers and provide technical solutions
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • International mindset

[Employment Type]
Full time

[Salary]
8 Million yen ~ 12 Million yen
(Experiences and skills will be considered)

[Location]
Tokyo


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