Manager Application Juices, Nectars & Smoothies
An enthusiastic leader, with passion for product development, who stimulates innovation through collaboration within your team and inspires them to always go for continuous improvement and not being satisfied with the average is what characterises you.
The beverage market is developing constantly, for example by adding functional ingredients, reducing sugar and increasing the use of plant-based products. Döhler is very innovative and responds to market trends, as well as developing and marketing its own products. Speed plays an important role in product development, and a thorough product library helps to realise this.
- You and your team will transfer market trends and ideas into innovative concepts and product solutions – proactively as part of our innovation process as well as jointly with our customers
- You will maintain and further develop a product library in cooperation with the BU
- You understand what Nutrition means and know how to translate this to distinctive product developments
- You will connect with the team leaders of the other product categories within the region for general exchange, joint continuous improvement of i.e. processes and tools and for product inspiration.
- Your networking will make yourself and your division visible. Be the face for Innovation & Application F&V, both internally and externally
- You will be an active part in customer workshops together with Product Management, Technical Project Management and Sales
- You and your team will execute efficient and effective IT based processes and be part of their continuous improvement
You take responsibility for maintaining a successful project conversion rate in a competitive market environment
Being an inspiring manager for your team of skilled Application Specialist and Product Developers helps them to meet the high demands in the market. You see commercial opportunities and are customer oriented and you know how to create value an you strongly believe that the team always wins.
One of Döhlers core values is innovation, which is exactly what your stand for, you are passionate about new product development. Your experience in the beverage market, in ingredients, blends or consumer products is valuable in this position. In case your experience is in another innovative food market don’t hesitate to react, you will soon be enthusiastic about the beverage market and the opportunities it offers.
- You have an academic work- and thinking level and an education in a technological direction such as food technology or similar
- You have extensive experience within the Food & Beverage Industry (Ingredients or FMCG) preferably in R&D environment and Category Management
- You have leadership experience
- You are fluent in written and spoken English
- You have good IT skills especially in MS-Office and SAP applications
- Your analytical side helps you to navigate your area of responsibility
- You are a successful networker
Working at Döhler means, working in a motivating atmosphere of a high-tech, innovative company. Where you will get the opportunity to realize your full potential and your ideas and you will get the freedom to strike out in new directions.