Food Product Development India
I am the founder of a brand for gourmet dips, sauces and spreads. We need a food technologist to help us develop our prototypes into scientifically engineered , safe and shelf stable products. Thus i need help in formulations, product development. And scientific engineering of my food products.+13 Other Responses
Sourcing & Product Development Manager
We are a new york city-based online retailer and digital marketing agency representing over 200 brands on the world's largest online marketplaces. An e-commerce authority with 10 years of the most cutting-edge expertise, quantum networks has cultivated a core mastery of amazon, where it is also a top 200 seller.
Providing one-on-one brand management and a clear preservation of brand identity, quantum networks executes full optimization of brands’ amazon presence. As an e-tailer, quantum networks is revolutionizing a premium shopping experience with its solution-based blucoil bundles, adding value for brands and customers alike.
We are looking to add a motivated and entrepreneurial-minded private label sourcing manager to drive the private label ecommerce business, who is ready to make an impact.
This individual will be responsible for researching, designing, developing and launching new technology products for sale on amazon and other e-commerce marketplaces.
The sourcing & product development manager must have a successful track record of leading a team to source and execute new product lines within a cohesive brand of products. Qualified candidates will be driven, personable, success-oriented, and motivated by obtaining personal goals and a strong desire to be the best on their team.
Responsibilities include (but not limited to):
-product development: manage the entire product life cycle from strategic planning to product design, suppliers recruiting, importing, purchasing planning to marketing strategy.
-own the p&l strategic vision for growing this segment of our business.
-take p&l ownership of direct sourcing initiative
-conduct market and trend research
-work closely with product designers and engineers to create a prototype
-research and negotiate with suppliers in asia to source and manufacture products and accessories.
-foster relationships with new and existing suppliers with long-term business prospects.
-oversee and/or create packaging and copy for products including artwork, instructions, and boxes.
-work closely with the legal department for agreements, logistics department for shipping details, and brand development team to build and maintain optimal listings and promotional strategies.
-establish goals for each product line and identify, define and measure kpis to show impact and effect.
-ensure products meet all brand filters, design aesthetic, quality and financial goals
-track inventory and restock orders as needed
-develop, implement and maintain day-to-day operations designed to ensure the compliance with us customs and ftc regulations as it relates to the company’s imports.
-attend trade shows and visit factories in asia
-1+ year experience sourcing from china/overseas
-highly entrepreneurial self-starter
-strong analytical skills and data-driven thinking
-self-starter, quick learner, high attention to detail and critical decision-maker
compensation and benefits:
-health, dental and vision
-commuter benefits, fsa
-fun, open and collaborative work environment in new york city
-unlimited coffee and snacks
-free domestic flight covered in first year and an additional flight for every year
-up to $1,000 per year covered in additional learning courses
-regular opportunity and support for career growth
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Tprm Product Development Solutions
We are building a third party risk management (tprm) solution . We need few relevant profiles of professionals who can act as our advisors and have commendable experience in tprm field. We are looking for people who have credibility in the context that clients operate in and who will “co-present” the offering when we commercialize. Basically an expert who can act as an advisor and can help us build a base in the industry and his/her recommendations holds huge value in the decision making process for prospective clients for tprm. We are looking for individuals who have rich hands on experience and have held leadership positions in the third party risk management.
For the sake of clarity we are not looking for individuals having experience in risk around product quality but we are looking for individuals who have experience in operational, reputational and regulatory risk for example anti bribery and corruption , fair trade practices , brand reputation etc.
Requirement: we would like to speak to the following executives from the sell side. It is important if we choose- then these individuals should have an ability to work for/with us on part time and outcome basis either for a commercial consideration or on voluntary basis. Further their current job position should not create any conflict and constraint if we want them to work on few things.
Vp/head of practice , solutions , product development working for a service provider or a consulting firm - sell side
sell side target companies: achilles, ecovardis, source intelligence, former partners of pwc, deloitte , kpmg and e&y who have consulted on tprm practice+9 Other Responses
Consumer Healthcare: New Product Development
Consumer healthcare: r&d- new product development
what is considered best practice while managing new product development outsourcing?
• is full service a common engagement or functional service outsourcing is commonly practice? Under what conditions is each opted?
• single vs. Multiple suppliers (engagement on global/regional/local scale)?
What is the outsourcing based on?
• function (analytical testing, stability testing, formulation development, in vitro testing and micro testing) or
• product category (respiratory, oral health, skin health, pain etc.) or
• formulation (liquid, solid dose etc.).
How do companies (fmcg/cpg) manage npd outsourcing for otc products?
• what is the makeup of other fmcg/otc companies npd supply base? Is it fragmented or consolidated?
• what size and number of suppliers are being used by competing fmcg/consumer health companies?
Market trends in npd outsourcing
• what are the recent trends in npd outsourcing service providers? Trends in the following parameters:
• how has npd outsourcing changed over the last 5 years?
• what is the future outlook?
• where is majority of npd activities being conducted? What are the key geographic markets?
• supply market overview – types of suppliers and their key focus areas+17 Other Responses