Manager, Product Development - Food
Greater LA Area
3 days ago
Gather input from a variety of internal and external sources to define product concepts.
Guide product definition, planning and implementation efforts.
Lead development and launch of new food product brand: research, conceive, develop and refine prototypes to achieve sensory, nutrition and cost parameters, collaborate on commercialization and process flow.
Utilize knowledge of food nutrition and food industry requirements, user and competitive research, trend analysis across all phases of the product development life cycle.
Work cross-functionally to execute product development plans.
Responsible for project timelines (including Packaging) & keeping the process moving, ensuring all key milestones are met.
Proactively follow up with vendors on project statuses, manage product development timeline, communicate any changes, additional details and/or risks.
Source raw ingredient and manufacturing suppliers.