• Principal Manager – PD - Chocolates

Industry : FMCG / Foods / Beverage
Location : Bangalore

Functional: R&D / Engineering Design
Job Description
About Us :
Spectrum Talent Management is a comprehensive HR services company offering solutions spanning the entire talent life cycle including Recruitment, Onboarding, Payroll and Flexible Staffing. Founded in 2008, we are a continuously growing, yet mature service firm specializing in recruitment and staffing requirements of global organizations. Our leadership and high acceptance in the market is evident by the phenomenal growth that we have demonstrated in just few years of our inception. From Permanent recruitment to Flexi staffing, Payroll management to RPO, the orbit of the value add that we provide our customers with has always evolved, and diversified from time to time. This has enabled us to become a preferred vendor with most of our clients.
About Company :
Our client is one of India's foremost multi-business enterprise with a market capitalization of US $ 50 billion and a turnover of US $ 8 billion. They are majorly into below mentioned categories - Snacks, Staples, Confectionery etc
Roles and Responsibility :

?Job Title:  Principal Manager ? Product Development

?Location: Bangalore

?Function: Product Development Chocolates

?Reports To: Head of Product Development


The role holder will be responsible for the development of new products for Chocolates category. It involves designing and developing products to drive consumer preference and drive innovation agenda on brand Fabelle. It also entails completely leading technical aspects of the product, process and quality to develop winning formulations.



?Deliver Innovation plan for the brand/category - including product development, regulatory, quality and product manufacturing aspects. This includes providing insight into product features based on research of consumer/user patterns and habits, developing of Prototypes/ Prototypes, providing scientific suggestions to drive improvements in sensory perceptions/shelf life stability of the prototypes, assisting in trials of prototypes/ prototypes in the R&D center and manufacturing units, developing quality manuals and audit plans for manufacturing Operations and Raw Material suppliers

?Develop technology plan for the category

?Deliver projected savings targeted with new supplier, Raw Material or process change


Functional Competencies

?Knowledge of product formulation (product composition, ingredient properties and functions, interactions between ingredients, impact of processing & storage on stability and safety etc)

?Knowledge of food science and technology including the relevant process equipment and systems

?Knowledge of foods related statutory compliances (e.g. FSSAI, Codex, BIS, weights and measures etc.)

?Knowledge of the manufacturing processes, Quality Systems & product costing

?Familiarity in different food processing equipment, modern methods of food analysis instrumentation & procedures

?Knowledge of statistical analysis and interpretation of data, design of experiments etc

?Should have excellent Project Management and planning skills

?Should be able to demonstrate sound knowledge of product development right from scratch to commercialization. Risk analysis and mitigation.

?Develop team capabilities


Operating Network

?Internal Operating Network: Marketing, Manufacturing, Quality, Regulatory Affairs, Marketing Services, Long term research, Executive Committee

?External Operating Network: Creative Agencies, Packaging Agencies, Retailers and Media houses, Consumers, Flavor & Ingredient suppliers


Recruiter Name : Nisha Sachdeva
Recruiter Number : Nisha Sachdeva
Recruiter Email Id : nisha.sachdeva@consultstm.com
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