Product Development Manager – Food: Boston, MA Area

Are you a Product Developer that thrives on innovation, creativity and solving problems? Do you love creating new and innovative food products? Our Fortune 500 client offers a fast paced, inspiring, dynamic culture with a focus on innovation and people development, while meeting high performance expectations.

This role will create new and innovative food products from concept to commercialization. The ideal person will have a passion for food and experience working with R&D, Marketing and Operations to create signature item development. Reports to a thoughtful, engaging, high energy and creative Director of Product Development. This position will be responsible for creating and delivering break-through, innovative private label products across a variety of categories, with a focus on fresh and center store products. Significant influence with suppliers, merchandising, and marketing.

Some qualifications include:

  • Ideal candidate will be a creative product developer / food scientist who understands how to execute the strategy across a large, matrixed environment.
  • This role will be responsible for driving financial results by creating the signature items that our client is known for.
  • 5-10 years’ experience in Product Development within a food manufacturing or grocery retail environment.
  • Experience developing perishable / fresh products (prepared foods, bakery, deli, meat) a plus.
  • Overall responsibility for product development, trend analysis, product validation, supplier relations, costing, and working closely with merchandising and marketing to ensure proper consumer promotion.
  • Provide inspiration and education to internal and external teams.
  • BS in Food Science or related field.

Rare opportunity to be part of bringing ideas to life in a leading Fortune 500 company. Generous compensation, bonus and relocation package. If you, or someone you know would be interested in discussing this opportunity, please contact Julie Curtis at 763-428-1888 or julie@curtisfood.com.

Product Development Manager – Food: Charlotte, NC Area

Are you a Product Developer that thrives on innovation, creativity and solving problems? Do you love creating new and innovative food products? Our Fortune 500 client offers a fast paced, inspiring, dynamic culture with a focus on innovation and people development, while meeting high performance expectations.

This role will create new and innovative food products from concept to commercialization. The ideal person will have a passion for food and experience working with R&D, Marketing and Operations to create signature item development. Reports to a thoughtful, engaging, high energy and creative Director of Product Development. This position will be responsible for creating and delivering break-through, innovative private label products across a variety of categories, with a focus on fresh and center store products. Significant influence with suppliers, merchandising, and marketing.

Some qualifications include:

  • Ideal candidate will be a creative product developer / food scientist who understands how to execute the strategy across a large, matrixed environment.
  • This role will be responsible for driving financial results by creating the signature items that our client is known for.
  • 5-10 years’ experience in Product Development within a food manufacturing or grocery retail environment.
  • Experience developing perishable / fresh products (prepared foods, bakery, deli, meat) a plus.
  • Overall responsibility for product development, trend analysis, product validation, supplier relations, costing, and working closely with merchandising and marketing to ensure proper consumer promotion.
  • Provide inspiration and education to internal and external teams.
  • BS in Food Science or related field.

Rare opportunity to be part of bringing ideas to life in a leading Fortune 500 company. Generous compensation, bonus and relocation package. If you, or someone you know would be interested in discussing this opportunity, please contact Julie Curtis at 763-428-1888 or julie@curtisfood.com.

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We may not have an opening listed that is a perfect fit for your food industry background. We do not post all of our openings and are continuously working with our Food, CPG and Supermarket clients on new and exciting jobs in your area of expertise. Please apply now and we will contact when a great opportunity is available.