SIRE Life Sciences® is the market leader in life science recruitment. We believe the recruitment market needs to gear up in technology and continues innovation. We like technology, in a life science market driven on science, we couldn’t stay behind; we drive Recruitment Science. Investing a majority of our turnover in technology enables us to use unique Resource Technologies. By using highly advanced algorithms, we enable our team of Resource & Data Strategists© to maintain the most advanced, detailed and complete Life Sciences network in Europe. This big data enables us to work Reverse Recruitment©: we first analyze the market in-depth before we go out to the market. Because we analyze the whole market, we can compare facts and data. This enables us to do Facts & Big Data Recruitment©, making sure we, or better yet, you find the right career!
The companyOur client is a professional Food organization, based in Noord-Brabant Netherlands. Please note: this is an interim assignment for several months with an hourly fee. 4 days a week are negotiable. The role includes occasional travel across Europe.
Role descriptionAre you aware of both the technical and commercial aspects of NPD? Then this position could be the challenge for you. Your main responsibility will be driving forward innovation, by keeping tabs on the market. What does the consumer want? What products could answer those needs? You answer these questions and translate them into R&D projects. Through your communicative personality, you can sell these ideas internally and lead your team. Please note that you will be involved in the product development process, so R&D experience is a must. It's the marketing aspect that can be taught.
Responsibilities• Creating new product ideas
• Reading market research and drawing conclusions
• Communication with Sales, R&D and Production departments
• Keeping tabs on the market and anticipating changes
• Implementing these changes through practical product design
• NPD depends on you
Requirements• Master of Science in Food Technology, Chemistry or similar
• 5+ years of Food R&D experience
• Commercial drive, strong experience with marketing/sales
• English and Dutch are a must, French is a plus
• Creative, independent, precise and communicative personality