This role presents an exciting opportunity for someone whois passionate about new product development to play a key role in supportingthe Regional R&D team through identifying opportunities to better meetconsumer needs and drive profitable growth for Unilever’s business.
Ifyou have the vision and creativity to shape impactful research, the ability totranslate insights into opportunities for new products and compelling claims,coupled with a strong bias for action this is a role for you.
We are looking for an ProductDevelopment Technologist to work in Sarıgazi Office located in Sarıgazi / Istanbul.
Technical Management and product development of Ice Cream innovation projects to deliver ambitious Growth Agenda with highest delivered quality, OTIF against all project brief requirements by demonstrating management skills as Technical Project Leader,
Maintain effective and timely communication of project status with regional / global partners.
Assessment of new technologies and technical opportunities with latest developments in the relevant area.
Follow and understand trends on market regarding new product and technologies
Partnering with Marketing and SC to establish Technology and Innovation for relevant portfolio,
Leading and / or supporting the R&D activities related to the cost-effective implementation of Innovation, Renovation, Line Extension and / or Cost Optimizations projects under this position area of responsibility, in line with business, consumer needs and regulations.
Responsible for integrity of specifications and formulations in specification management system. Provision of specification for every product in market and ensure that all new, or rejuvenated products have & match agreed specs
Ensures effective interface with Unilever factories in driving implementation of new products and processes,
In close co-ordination with the Processing and supply chain teams, develop manufacturing processes to scale the product manufacture from lab to pilot to main plant.
Plan, coordinate & leading lab, pilot plant works of his / her projects.
Ensure the compliance of the work to the Unilever Code of Business Principles and all SHEQA policies, including the support of product claims, risk management as well as Capture all regional CTI needs to guarantee they are reflected in global projects
University degree in Food Engineering or Chemical Engineering
Minimum 1 years experience in R&D
Fluent in English
Ability to effectively co-operate within multi-disciplinary teams on local and regional
Working knowledge of Food Legislation
Knowledge of product design processes and principles
Knowledge of food manufacturing process&environments
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