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Senior Manager, Salty Snacks R&D, Late July

Company: Campbell Soup Company
Location: Camden
Posted on: September 17, 2023

Job Description:

Since 1869 we've connected people through food they love. Our history was created by remarkable people, ideas, and innovations. It serves as inspiration and foundation for our future success. We're proud to be stewards of amazing brands that people trust. We foster a culture of belonging where people come first, and diversity is embraced. And we live our values, always, while setting the highest standards for performance.Here, you will make a difference every day. You will be part of a dynamic, collaborative, and competitive team. You will be supported to build a rewarding career with opportunities to grow, innovate and inspire. Make history with us.What role will you play? How will you make history with Campbell's? Apply today!Essential Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:For the entire Late July business, leading a team that coordinates complex and multi-disciplined recipe development/ engineering projects/ innovation/ brand maintenance to ensure that project objectives, budgets, and timelines are met.Demonstrates strong technical skills in the areas of snack food recipe development and manufacturing and drives decisions within the cross functional technical team (Operations, QA, Product Development, Process Development, and Package Development) as well as Marketing.Possesses an innovative R&D mindset with the ability to creatively solve problems and invent new solutions. Fosters an Innovation Culture by demonstrating expertise in "Out of the Box" thinking. Willing to try new approaches and accepts failure gracefully while leveraging the learning experience.Accurately assigns technical risks and develops effective risk mitigation options.Manages the Late July R&D budgetMaintains active knowledge and understanding in areas beyond Product Development including Process and Package Development, QA, Project Engineering, Supply Chain and thorough understanding of Marketing needs and financial hurdles.Possesses a solid understanding of the snacking business and its drivers, and corresponding technical capabilities within the R&D organization. Leads with Marketing & Business teams throughout stage gates for new product and cost savings initiatives.Provides technical mentorship to scientists and engineers within and across organizational structure, and serves as a role model for positive attitude, professionalism, and change leadership in a dynamic business environment.Applies experimental design to ensure recipes and processes are optimized.Delivers scalable recipes and processes to commercialize new product innovations and provides technical specifications and documentation to assure smooth roll outs of new equipment and processes into operations.We're looking for the following abilities and skills:B.S or MS Food Science, Chemical Engineering, Food Engineering, Agriculture Engineering with Food Processing emphasis.Minimum 12+ years of related experience with a consumer-packaged goods background in one or more of the following areas: R&D, Engineering, Operations.Required experience with salty snacks, recipe development and operations.Strong hands-on technical skills with the ability to act as a technical lead within Innovation and Product Development primarily, but also including Operations, Procurement, and QA.Highly developed interpretive and analytical skills, strong attention to details, excellent communications and interpersonal skills.Ability to lead a team and multiple projects at any given time, able to prioritize and modify priorities accordingly amid uncertainty.High level of communication, presentation, and computer skills. Ability to inform, influence, and negotiate across various functionsAbility to form and maintain sound working relationships with diverse stakeholders both internal and external to the company.Drive, initiate, and support Continuous Improvement to maintain quality of finished productsWorking Conditions:Travel expectations up to 30% is anticipated for this role.Hybrid Model (Mon & Friday Work from home- Tues, Wed, Thursday in the office)Compensation and Benefits:The target base salary range for this full-time, salaried position is between$105,000-$172,200Individual base pay depends on work location and additional factors such as experience, job-related skills, and relevant education or training. Total pay may include other forms of compensation. In addition, we offer competitive health, dental, 401k and wellness benefits beginning on the first day of employment. Please ask your Talent Acquisition Partner for more information about our total rewards package.The Company is committed to providing equal opportunity for employees and applicants in all aspects of the employment relationship, without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, marital status, veteran status, disability, age, religion, or any other classification protected by law.In that regard, U.S. applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.

Keywords: Campbell Soup Company, Camden , Senior Manager, Salty Snacks R&D, Late July, Executive , Camden, New Jersey

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