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Program Manager - Meals Beverages - Innovation

Company: Campbell Soup
Location: Camden
Posted on: February 13, 2020

Job Description:

Imagine...working for a company that knows that its people are the key to its success in the marketplace. A company in which achieving extraordinary results and having a stimulating work experience are part of the same process. We cultivate and embrace a diverse employee population. We recognize that people with diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives fuel our growth and enrich our global culture. We are looking for an individual who enjoys working in a fast-paced, team oriented environment, likes to be challenged, and values the opportunity to make a difference. Program Manager - Meals & Beverages - Innovation General Summary: The Program Manager Innovation Incubator for Meals & Beverages [M & B] must influence solutions for key technical Annual Operations Plan [AOP] manufacturing challenges within our core categories (Soup, Sauce, Simple Meals, Beverage & Baby). In this role, you will: - Be a dedicated R & D resource focused on internal and co-manufacturing relationships / insights to deliver significant business unlocks (Innovation & Network Optimization). - Influence and collaborate with Product Development (PD) teams and cross-functional partners for the best possible product outcomes for M & B - Provide strong technical program leadership to help drive innovation, improve margins and deliver the best consumer quality. - Enable significant improvement in timelines, cost of validation & scale-up of co-manufacturing. - Significantly increase the % of R & D M & B Innovation (ideas or use of co-mans) driven by insight from external co-manufacturing capabilities. - Increase the usage & capability of the M & B R & D Pilot Plant through insights of co-manufacturing. - Assist in the determination of Internal capital Internal versus External Options Analysis. - Report directly to Senior Director Margin Innovation / Enabler Acceleration and matrix report to Front of Funnel (FOF) Innovation Manager and will partner strongly with Supply Chain Co-Manufacturing team. Primary Responsibilities: - Partnering with Supply Chain (Co-manufacturing, QA, etc.) to significantly reduce initiative timelines & cost of validation of co-manufacturing. - As a member of the cross-functional FOF team - Drive scale-up solutions for the delivery of future innovation platforms delivered though both the co-man as well as internal networks, with an eye to CSC IP (Intellectual Property). - Partner within M & B R & D across categories, to identify and customize the shorter-term manufacturing solves that can enable the delivery of incremental, differentiating consumer Product / Package / Process solutions for M & B brands. - Demonstrate technical thought leadership, business strategy & creative problem solving against business needs. - Demonstrate an awareness and understanding of external new Product / Package formats & manufacturing activity. - Build and leverage a strong expertise of the Co-manufacturing network to deliver to the M & B innovation, network and enabler needs. - Participate as a member of cross-functional project teams, which includes R & D, Supply Chain / Co-Manufacturing, Procurement, Finance, QA, Food Safety, etc. to support project development plans, (rationale, scope, technical requirements, resource requirements, timelines and potential risks). - Leverage technical and business knowledge to identify and drive continuous improvement and cost savings initiatives. - Provide technical guidance and leadership to R & D PD Category Leads / Team members, as it relates to product design and implementation into manufacturing. - Assist R & D Staff technical individual development, coach within a diverse team. - Perform other responsibilities and tasks as assigned. Were looking for the following abilities and skills: - Highly Proficient Food Process Engineering expertise and its application. - Strong external Co-Manufacturing connections and understanding of food / package interactions in shelf-stable commercial sterilization technologies. - Strategic thought leadership for technical programs. - Proficient decision making and project management. - Ability to influence outcomes and have a voice within the project team, as well as, back to the R & D category PD leads & teams. - Able to lead and influence through others, without direct reporting relationship while fostering collaboration. - Effective presentation skills / communication skills- verbal & written. - Understands scale up /manufacturing technical challenges. - Good mix of technical: Engineering, Product / Packaging generalist and Operations expertise with excellent attention to detail. - Has complete system/ functional understanding, can look holistically across functions and understand how change would/would not impact consumer acceptance, the product development process and overall M & B manufacturing. - Strong teaching/training capabilities able to explain reasons for project direction and decisions. - Visible and networked within R & D and beyond, knows when to bring others in and who to go to. - Passionate about the project work and can drive energy & positive reaction within R & D teams. Minimum Requirements: - Education: Bachelor of Science - Engineering, Food Science or related scientific discipline; Master of Science or other advanced degree desirable. - 6 plus years of relevant experience. Working Conditions: - Camden office based, WHQ R & D - Travel (25% to 30%) anticipated to co-manufacturers, internal manufacturing. CSC1 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.

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