R & D Executive l Farm Fresh

3-4 years
11 days ago 1 Applied
Job Description

About GMG:

GMG is a global well-being company retailing, distributing and manufacturing a portfolio of leading international and home-grown brands across sport, food and health sectors. Its vision is to inspire people to win in ways that make the world better. Today, GMG's investments span across four key verticals: GMG Sports, GMG Food, GMG Health, and GMG Consumer Goods. Under the ownership and management of the Baker family, it has become a leading global company, affiliated with the world's most successful and respected brands in the well-being sector. Working across the Middle East, North Africa, and Asia, GMG has introduced more than 120 brands into its markets.

About the Role:

To interface closely with the Research and Development Manager to create innovative, high quality, cost effective products andensure the delivery of unsurpassed seasonings, spice mixes, recipes and ingredients for global portfolio using insights, culinary
art and consumer needs, in cooperation with relevant functions to deliver competitive advantage

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop new products, improve existing products and process simplification in coordination with all concerns toachieve the departmental KPI's
    . Responsible to execute pilot / plant scale trials for new products and validate the consistent production runs
    . Liable to conduct the internal and cross functional sensory evaluation session of finished products
    . Maintain master list of formulations, sensory sheets, trial evaluation records
    . Prepare/Modify the product usage instructions, functional claims, serving suggestions etc.
    . Perform the benchmark analysis and identify the key gaps in the product/process for improvement
    . Oversee packaging and label compliance related to brand updates, ingredients, nutritional fact panels, recipeinstructions, nutritional call outs, etc.
    . Explore the cost control opportunities through formulation optimization, alternate raw material sourcedevelopment/substitution, process simplification and line losses reduction
    . Keep the track of stability studies of the new products for shelf-life declaration on the label.
    . Understand the competitive landscape and focus on market trends, consumer preferences, and business needthat can be converted into new or improved innovative product concepts.
    . Provide support to Marketing and Sales on finalizing the business cases for new products
    . Prepare samples for customer presentations and participate in product cuttings providing support to Sales &Marketing.
    . Responsible for ongoing maintenance of recipes/formulations, methodologies and specifications.
    . Collaborates with Purchasing to source quality ingredients and supplies.
    . Proactively works to prevent process or product failures and continuously improve product quality by workingclosely with production to execute plans, process controls to ensure least cost, highest quality production.


  • Bachelors/Masters in Food Science, Food Engineering, Applied Sciences and/or Culinary Arts.
  • 3-4 years of relevant experience in a food industry with expertise in the product development of spices and salt
    having culinary arts background
  • Culinary Chef Certification





Culinary Arts
Market Trends
Label Compliance
Benchmark Analysis
Business Need
Product Concepts
Consumer Preferences
Job Source: careers.gmg.com

GMG is a global well-being company retailing, distributing and manufacturing a portfolio of leading international and home-grown brands across sport, food and health sectors.