Founded in 1888, Lee Kum Kee has transcended over three centuries. With its sustainable development in 130 years, Lee Kum Kee has become a globally renowned multinational enterprise. The Group offers over 200 sauces and condiments to more than 100 countries and regions. Headquartered in Hong Kong, China,...

Founded in 1888, Lee Kum Kee has transcended over three centuries. With its sustainable development in 130 years, Lee Kum Kee has become a globally renowned multinational enterprise. The Group offers over 200 sauces and condiments to more than 100 countries and regions. Headquartered in Hong Kong, China, Lee Kum Kee has production bases in Xinhui, Huangpu, China; Malaysia and the United States. To ensure high product quality and safety, Lee Kum Kee stringently applies its quality management philosophy to every detail — from procurement of raw materials, research & development, production, sales & marketing and supply chain.

To cope with our business expansion, we are inviting energetic and high caliber talents to join us:

Research & Development Manager – New Product Development

Job level Middle
Work exp 10 Years To 15 Years or above
Education Bachelor Degree
Language Chinese - Cantonese, Chinese - Mandarin, English
Location
Tai Po
Employment type Permanent
Benefits 13-month pay, 5-day week, Competitive pay, Dental plan, Discretionary bonus, Education subsidies, Insurance plan, Maternity leave, Medical plan, Paternity leave, Shuttle bus
Industry Manufacturing - Others
Job function Science / Lab / Research > Research & Development (R&D)
Published On 23/03/2020

Responsibilities:

Management Support

  • Helicopter View for leading and monitoring all new product / process development projects
  • As a bridge to communicate different functions both internal and external customers
  • Food safety, new product ideation, new raw material sourcing, new product/process development, cost effective and operation capability will be built-in criteria for running all product development 

 

New Production Development

  • Assist the Senior R&D manager to provide the best support in R&D for new product development, ensuring food safety, product quality and regulatory compliance
  • Supervise a small team in leading and monitoring all product development projects globally
  • Keep abreast of the market trend on new products and ensure products developed are speed to markets
  • Lead the team to develop line extension of flavors, new product categories and new processing
  • Familiar with different kinds of food processing
  • Act as gate keeper for approving new product launch from technical aspect
  • Provide monthly KPI review for management on new product development
  • Ensure new products are cost effective and competitive to the markets
  • Provide technical support to management on all projects

 

Technical Support

  • Provide technical support on production issues, including processing procedures, preparation of ingredients and packaging processes to ensure the final products are safe and meet the required quality
  • Support customer inquiries for providing product related information
  • Provide technical support and training to Sales, Purchasing and Production/Manufacturing function

 

Administration and Communication

  • Review and establish guideline and procedures for new product development to ensure compliance with Headquarter requirement
  • Communicate with R&D staff and various functions to tackle problems, to establish objective and to coordinate new projects 

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor Degree in Food science or related disciplines
  • Minimum 10 years of research & development experience in food industry, preferably in food manufacturing company on sauce manufacturing or dressing
  • Good management and supervisory skill
  • Good knowledge in computer and data processing
  • Fluent in English, Cantonese and Mandarin
  • Willing to travel frequently

 

We offer competitive salary package and attractive fringe benefits including life insurance, medical & dental to the right candidates. We also offer free lunch and free shuttle bus service.

Interested parties please submit your application including expected salary and contact information to “HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGER, 2-4 Dai Fat Street, Tai Po Industrial Estate, Tai Po, NT” or email to  .

For more information, please visit our website at www.LKK.com.

All personal data provided by the job applicants will be treated in strictly confidential and will be used exclusively for employment purpose only. You should consider your application as being unsuccessful if you do not hear from us within 3 months. Your application will be retained for 12 months and be considered for other appropriate positions within this period.