VP Research And Development 9/6/2016

Confidential Company Memphis, TN

Company
Confidential Company
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
29571022
AJE Ref #
576104745
Location
Memphis, TN
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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VP of Research & Development, is based in Memphis TN and is responsible for:

Provide Leadership to Sales/Marketing and Internal/External Customers during New Product Development.Oversee new products and/or all re-formulations and guidance to R&D Team while developing and rolling out customers' products.

Provide Regulatory Leadership to all Facilities with regards to labeling and nutritional information requirements.

Lead cross functional team for problem solving and yield improvements, reduce formulation cost that can be applied to cost saving initiatives at each facility and work with operations to improve yield through processing equipment improvements

Ensure R&D Team planned and completed approval process for customer prior to initial production/sample runs including validating raw materials, ingredients, and packaging materials meet specifications and are available prior to production

IDEAL CANDIDATES WILL HAVE THE FOLLOWING QUALIFICATIONS:

* Minimum 5 plus years of experience as a R&D Manager/Director
* BS in Meat Science or related field

Requirededucation:

* Doctorate

Requiredexperience:

* Food Science or Meat Science: 5 years