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R&D Manager (Food Technologist)

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About the Client

With 1000+ restaurant chain across 125 cities in China, the client is a world-renowned catering enterprise. The group is expanding their hotpot chain restaurant business in Singapore and they are looking for a R&D Manager to pioneer this exciting start-up in Singapore for the R&D department.

 

Job Description

  • Lead the product development for food innovation for savoury food product and beverage.
  • Review existing products, modify and create new food development to prepare for menu design.
  • Familiar with ingredient and raw materials supply, ensure consistency in food tasting for product development.
  • Familiar and keep up to date with consumer market trend and establish food innovation to create more project wins.
  • Identify potential new product development opportunities, strategize and plan for future deliverables.
  • Execute lab benchwork and culinary innovation workshop to collaborate with suppliers and create innovative food concept.
  • Establish and maintain a strong partnership with the ingredient suppliers in developing and commercialising the products and packaging, in conjunction with Supply Chain
  • Lead and initiate key changes in food preparation Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Collaborate with kitchen chef and mentor restaurant staff to ensure smooth operation.
  • Evaluate and resolve quality issues relating to food safety and improve process control standards.
  • Full R&D training will be given to this R&D Manager.

The Successful Applicant

  • Degree in Food Science, Chemical Engineering or equivalent degree.
  • Minimum 3 years of working experience as R&D/Food Technologist in F&B business.
  • Knowledgeable in HACCP, ISO 220000 and food safety standards.
  • Independent and excellent verbal and written communication skills to liaise with English and Mandarin counterparts.

What’s on Offer

Be part of a growing and leading F&B industry to innovate and develop new product to contribute to healthier lifestyle.

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