Cargill Senior R&D Manager in Shanghai, China
Senior R&D Manager
Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and over 150 years of experience. We have 150,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work.
Drives innovation and new product development for large key account. Develops business consumer-centric innovation capability through customer partnerships, supplier partnerships, global connectivity, and innovation center application. Provides technical leadership in building customer relationships. Propose and implement development projects to sustain the business innovation capability required by customers and market. Execute trials according to the safety and technical written procedures. Facilitates the collaboration and transfer of best practices and knowledge from within the global house of Cargill and external partners.
50%Drives strategic and tactical plans for key account research development / innovation team; creating customer and company value. Provides team and technical leadership
30%Project oversight, management, and implementation to customer projects. Engages relevant internal, partner, and global resources, as required
20%Participates and potentially leads various initiatives, as assigned
Team, technical, and project leadership experience.
Proven experience on how to get things done within a matrix organization. Experience with building and engaging cross-functional and multi-cultural team. Able to communicate and work effectively with Cargill overseas resources
Experience at building competitive advantage through the use of the organization’s technical capabilities, and by providing product innovation and creative solutions. Able to effectively make the business case for addition of new capabilities.
Ability to identify and translate industry/market trends into new opportunities and solutions for existing and new customers/markets.
Ability to assess strengths and weaknesses of the competition and develop product and market positioning strategies.
University degree in Technology, Engineering or related discipline
Related food technical experience of 10 years
Proven cooperation of sales and / or marketing experience 5 years
Relevant China industry experience Flexible – can be any food company with rnd, product development, innovation requirements
Fluency in English
Proven knowledge of products or service they are selling
- Related work experience of 10 years
R&D, technical, food science
Fluency in English
Job Research and Development
Primary Location China-Shanghai
Job Type Standard
Shift Day Job
Req ID: SHA00861