Hiring Product Development Manager (Functional Ingredients-Based F&B Products)
Education: Any Graduate
Experience: 3 – 5 years of relevant experience
Location: Salem, TN
Mycelium Sona Biotech Pvt. Ltd. is a pioneering biotechnology company based in Salem, Tamil Nadu, dedicated to crafting innovative and health-conscious food and beverage products. We are deeply committed to sustainable practices and harnessing the power of mushrooms and bioactive extracts. We are excited to welcome a dynamic and imaginative Product Development Manager to lead the creation of our mushroom and bioactive extract-based product line.
- Spearhead the conception, formulation, and advancement of groundbreaking and consumer-centric F&B products that leverage mushrooms and other bioactive extracts.
- Foster close collaboration with cross-functional teams, including R&D, marketing, sales, and production, to steer products from concept to market launch.
- Conduct comprehensive research on diverse mushroom species, bioactive compounds, and complementary natural ingredients to guide product development.
- Craft and manage well-defined project timelines to ensure products are developed and introduced within specified timeframes.
- Source premium-quality ingredients, establish robust supplier relationships, and negotiate pricing to uphold product excellence and cost efficiency.
- Coordinate with vendors and manufacturers to ensure seamless production and timely delivery of products to market.
- Oversee pilot testing and production trials to fine-tune recipes and ensure uniform product quality and taste.
- Devise and optimize product formulations, guaranteeing adherence to food safety regulations and established quality norms.
- Stay attuned to industry trends, consumer preferences, and market dynamics to identify fresh avenues for product innovation.
- Collaborate with marketing teams to devise product positioning, branding strategies, and packaging concepts.
- Present product concepts, prototypes, and development progress to internal stakeholders and potentially external partners or investors.
- Bachelor's (or master’s degree in food science, Food Technology or a related discipline preferred).
- Demonstrated track record in product development, with a minimum of 3 years of experience in the food and beverage sector.
- Documented expertise in successfully introducing inventive food and beverage products to the market.
- Profound understanding of mushrooms, bioactive compounds, and their integration into food products.
- Familiarity with food safety regulations, quality control standards, and manufacturing protocols.
- Exceptional project management aptitude, including adeptness in managing multiple concurrent projects.
- Remarkable creativity and a propensity for innovative thinking when formulating new product concepts.
- Strong verbal and written communication skills to effectively convey ideas and updates to stakeholders.
- Collaborative mindset and the capability to work harmoniously across departments while leading a team.
- Proficiency in utilizing food formulation software and other pertinent tools.
If you possess an unwavering passion for creating avant-garde F&B products that promote health and sustainability and boast a proven track record in product development, we invite you to join us in Salem, Tamil Nadu. Shape the future of food with your expertise in mushrooms and bioactive extracts.
To apply, please forward your resume, cover letter, and a portfolio showcasing your past product development endeavours.
Mycelium Sona Biotech Pvt. Ltd. is committed to equal-opportunity employment. We enthusiastically welcome applications from candidates representing all backgrounds and experiences.
Contact: +91 95977 37571