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SEA Product Development Manager Local Brand


Date: Nov 19, 2021

Location: Samut Prakan, 11, TH

Company: DANONE

Danone Specialized Nutrition South East Asia is seeking for SEA Product Development Manager based in Bangplee, Samutprakan. With our global presence, brands and business and our mission of bringing health through food to as many people as possible; we believe that people growth is a key asset to reach a sustainable business performance.
To succeed in this journey, we're looking for the right talent and personalities eager to bring their energy and ideas to a meaningful project. Take this opportunity to GROW together and experience a culture that empowers you to express your ideas and share what you're passionate about!  


About the job
• Committed to respect specific rules to comply with the WHO Code of Breast Milk Substitutes and any related regulations applying locally.
• Being accountable and responsible for safety.
• Lead innovation and renovation projects and ensure they meet all requirements (marketing, regulatory, production, quality needs and according to Danone Corporate Standard) for Danone Specialized Nutrition - South East Asia. This covers the following tasks:
- Supervise the preparation of Lab Scale and Pilot Scale samples
- Supervise Sensory Evaluation for in-house and assist in consumer testing
- Manage Keeping Quality Testing (KQT)
- Co-ordinate the trials and first commercial batches of new products (milk powder)
- Deliver information available on the product label
- Manage the preparation of dossiers & provide materials for FDA registration
- Ensure the Technical Manuals are prepared in collaboration with Operations team, and Danone Standard
- Identifies and prioritizes key product development to meet short and long-term business objectives
- Cross-functional management (with Operation, Quality and Marketing team) to ensure the product is launch in time according to Danone quality & financial standard
• Work with Sourcing and Supplier Development (SSD) both local and regional and cross-functional team for Secure Supply Project cover the following task:
- Work with Sourcing and Supplier Development (SSD)  & Cross functional team set up master plan
- Work with Sourcing and Supplier Development (SSD)  & Supplier set up and align Raw Material(RM) specification
- Ensure result from Lab Scale test, Plant validation (if required) are within acceptable level
- Ensure stability test were conduct and comply with Danone guideline
• Participate in identifying and implementing ingredient to secure market delivery and cost saving
according to Danone Standard
• Support quality, operation and Consumer Careline if technical question
• Monitor R&D trends, competition launches, and technical skills in order to create products that
are competitive and cost effective
• Build networking and work with Regional R&D team on Product Development projects.
• Support Quality System ISO 9001, HACCP, GMP, ISO 14001, and FSSC 22000.
• Be Food Fraud team member.

About you 
• Bachelor’s degree or Master’s degree in technical discipline such as Food Science/Technology, Chemical Engineering, Food Engineering, Biotechnology, Food or Beverage Product Development.
• Minimum 5 years with direct experience in product development, Product Developer, Technologist, Quality from any field of food product and specialize in premixes, sauces.
• Expertise in designing experiments, formulating & developing consumer-preferred foods & beverages, conducting bench top development.
• Self-initiate and manage multiple projects/tasks independently.
• Understanding of ingredient functionality and their interactions.
• Willing to learn new things, showing can do attitude, and flexible.
• Fluent in English communication.
• Good analytical, problem solving skill, interpersonal skill and teamwork.
• Good project management and stakeholder management
About us
Danone is a world leading food company built on three business lines; Specialized Nutrition, Waters and Fresh Dairy Products. Danone’s mission is bringing health through food to as many people as possible and we want to invite people to join the movement for a healthier world. We recognize the power people have to impact the world through their daily choices. Each time we eat and drink, we vote for the world we want to live in. We believe a healthy body needs healthy food. And healthy food needs a healthy planet, and this is what our new signature One Planet One Health embodies

Danone is committed to create and live an inclusive & diverse environment, which will drive our growth as a business, as teams, as members of communities & as individuals. Valuing diversity is recognizing and respecting human differences and similarities. Our aim is to ensure that all employees and applicants are given equal opportunity and that our organization is representative of our consumers and society

We commit to foster an inclusive working environment where we celebrate all types of diversity, both visible and invisible, which includes age, race, gender, nationality, disability, background, education, religion, beliefs, thinking style, perspectives and sexual orientation

We believe that our differences will make the difference

For more information, please visit our website at careers.danone.com

What's next
Willing to start your meaningful journey? Hit the APPLY button! or you can contact us:
Pimparin Limpachote (Pim)
SEA Talent Acquisition Manager, DANONE SEA Business Services-HR
Email : Pimparin.Limpachote@danone.com 

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