A Food Manufacturer & Distributor is seeking a skilled and capable Product developer.
This position is to be responsible for sourcing, developing, building, and
branding new products..
- Research and learn about the retail food market.
- Research products and review existing goods to ensure the products remain competitive.
- Ensure that guidelines are followed when designing, packaging and marketing the products.
- Work side-by-side with the purchasing team.
- Identify customer preferences and forecast consumer trends.
- Following through with the branding team from beginning to end.
- Coordinate with vendors on delivering quality products while negotiating prices.
- Responsible for vendor and project management.
- Monitor stock levels and make plans for buying within budget.
- Plans and executes appropriate supply chain strategies to support
organizational goals for cost control, lead time reduction, and inventory reduction.
- Attend events, fairs and exhibitions to remain up-to-date with the market’s trends.
- 3+ years of related work experience.
- Comprehensive knowledge of Development and Sourcing.
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
- Organized, and takes ownership of the tasks.
- Maintains a high level of professionalism in all situations.
- Ability to multitask and meet deadlines.
Location: Central, NJ