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Sciences, Lab and R&D
15 Feb 2024
R&D Manager (180K-200K)
R&D Manager (180K-200K)
Our Client
A Global Leading FMCG Company
Korat, Thailand
Report to
Customer Insight Manager


  • Technical project lead for global product innovation projects: This role represents all R&D functions as part of the core project team and leads the technical project team to ensure the development and validation of superior propositions based on pet & pet parent insights and robust technical deliveries and readiness at DB and AB stage gates.
  • Leadership in Risk and Opportunity Management: Leading the technical project team, the position to embraces a mindset of risk and opportunity management. Accountable for the delivery of robust risk assessments and timely communication to core project team and key stakeholders at each stage gate. This includes both written and verbal high-quality communications of project status, breakthroughs, and findings.
  • Collaborative Product Establishment: Responsible for seamless collaboration with Global & Local Marketing, Process & Packaging Innovation, Regional and Site R&D, Commercial, CMI, and Supply. This role actively contributes to establishing product targets and key routes to implementation.
  • Proactive Management of Intellectual Property: Responsible for proactively managing Intellectual Property risks and opportunities. This tole is entrusted with navigating the landscape of Intellectual Property, diligently assessing risks, and seizing strategic opportunities to protect and optimize innovation assets.
  • Custodian of Project Deliverables: Responsible for generating and being the custodian of relevant project deliverables at GIB-NPR-DB-AB stage gates across S&OP+ business process (e.g. Product Brief, technical project time plan, Product key quality attributes, Global Product specifications, Technical Readiness Reviews (at DB and AB) and Product Innovation Blueprint.


  • Minimum requirement is a graduate degree around food science / technology / food engineering / Animal Science/Nutrition or similar field with 6+ years Product Development or Product Innovation experience.
  • Must have excellent communication skills - English (written/verbal)
  • 6+ years Product Development/Product Innovation experience required in food related Industry
  • Must have experience in translating Insights Into product execution (Idea to concept to execution)
  • Technical project management experience and expertise.