Product Development Manager
Glynde, SA Exceptional product development opportunity Newly created role for a results driven innovator Be integral to an exciting growth phase About Us The home of SA’s iconic Menz FruChocs and now Australian favourite, Violet Crumble , Robern Menz has 150 years of tradition and is a family business spanning over four generations. With three retail outlets in South Australia – Glynde, Hahndorf and McLaren Vale, and distribution throughout all major retailers, Robern Menz is the largest manufacturer of Choc Honeycomb in Australia and produces such products as the iconic Menz FruChocs, Menz Crown Mints and Robern Delightfuls range. Our export accredited food production facilities and world's best practice in quality and process enables Robern Menz to produce unique, wide ranging and highly sought after products available to markets across Australia and Internationally.
We are committed to building brands, to customer solutions and to enhancing consumer experiences. They are the cornerstones of Robern Menz’ success today and into the future. About the Role The Product Development Manager is a unique role where you will have responsibility for delivering on the business growth strategy and developing new products and market channels.
In this diverse role you will work with internal stakeholders around developing and managing new products inclusive of co-manufacturing and licensing through to the account management of new market channels. To achieve these objective you will need to; identify market gaps take product concept to creation be a packaging and design specialist be knowledgeable in efficiently driven productivity and product costing identify and manage strategic business partners have sound commercial ability to build business cases inclusive of market viability strong project management skills. About You As an entrepreneurial, highly motivated self starter with experience in a similar role you will be able to hit the ground running.
You will enjoy working with a range of stakeholders, internal and external, and be driven to achieve outcomes in line with the strategic growth plan. To be successful, you will need to have the following: Experience in a similar role, or related field e.g.
marketing, business development or new product creation. Sound knowledge of food and /or grocery industry Qualifications in a relevant discipline Able to build and maintain relationships Innovation and problem solving abilities. Excellent communication skills and stakeholder management.
Commitment to safety and quality This is an exciting time to join Robern Menz as we continue to produce world-class food products and continue to grow. If you are a highly organised and enthusiastic individual who enjoys working within a fast-paced environment with a diverse range of responsibilities, we would like to hear from you. If this sounds....