R&D Region Senior Engineer

Job Description

Auto req ID: 187930BR

Job Description

  • Support Region Productivity Manager to deliver short and long term Productivity agenda for Snacks in East Europe Region (EER) to deliver R&D enabled productivity
  • Lead the productivity agenda implementation within EER
  • Runs feasibility study for AOP productivity initiatives. Aligns action standards cross-functionally with Product Development Team, Product Insights, Marketing, Consumer Insights, Procurement, Supply Chain and Finance, Global R&D Platform and Function Teams
  • Work with Product Development teams to commercialize all productivity projects
  • Support deployment of Global Productivity projects in the Region in partnership with Global Functions and Platform teams
  • Shares process expertise and grows capable people by coaching others within the team & the broader R&D community.
  • Support manager on ‘Winning with Purpose’ agenda and coordinate actions within R&D
  • Support manager on ‘Technical Stage Gate Program (TSG) ’ and perform super users role in TSG.


  • Minimum of 8 years’ previous experience in FMCG R&D/Production, experience in Snacks is an advantage
  • Understanding of Food Science, Food Engineering and Manufacturing
  • Established competence at product recipe and process optimization
  • Graduate in a Food Engineering discipline or equivalent
  • Strong project management skills to effectively drive multiple projects (10-20 projects annually)
  • Good presentation skills (written & verbal)
  • Strives for high standards, seeks solutions, drives continuous improvement of products and processes and demonstrates a high degree of attention to detail
  • Good analytical skills
  • Self-starter, self-motivating: able to balance competing priorities even with incomplete and uncertain information often found in complex fast evolving FMCG environments
  • Results driven
  • Good interpersonal skills with ability to influence with integrity through persuasive communication
  • Good facilitation skills
  • Creative thinking, be able to generate creative, workable ideas that suit the project

Relocation Eligible: Not Applicable
Job Type: Regular