With the growing demand for a healthier lifestyle, our client has chosen pasta as their USP to showcase their versatility in terms of offering a variety of tastes and types but in a healthier way.
They manufacture and sell various types of pasta with benefits such as containing plant-based protein, free of soy, gluten and artificial colours, 100% vegan etc. and their products are Kosher certified. Their website also provides varieties of guilt-free pasta recipes which will help parents un-junk their kids’ food choices.
Founded by a team of three veteran entrepreneurs, our client is headquartered in Mumbai. They have raised a total of $1.3M in funding over 2 rounds.
As a R&D QA/QC Manager, you will be responsible for “New Product Development” from scratch to finish – right from category mapping to understanding the gaps in the market, need of consumers, taste preferences, label reading, liaising and finalizing 3rd party manufacturers, QA/QC at 3rd party manufacturer warehouse, and monitoring parameters as per FSSAI and other related laws.
What you will do:
Applying scientific and engineering principles in R&D, market research, recipe optimization, regulatory, production technology (pilot & plant), packaging and processing
Conducting shelf life studies on new products, flavour, texture and color measurement, rheological and physiochemical property evaluation, nutritional composition analyses and microbiological safety
Being responsible for food sensory evaluations for new/ existing product items and regulatory approvals
Developing and creating specification sheets for all new products, label reviews and health claims
Evaluating and recommending alternate ingredients used in existing products
Being responsible for setting up lab setup & large commercial production process facility for various food products
QA/QC check of all finished products post dispatch and pre inward at 3rd party manufacturer – will involve extensive travelling
Desired Candidate Profile
What you need to have:
M.Sc. In Food Technology or B.Tech in Food Technology with atleast 5 yrs of experience in R&D and developing various food products in categories – malted drinks, pasta, sauces, instant noodles, flours experience an added advantage
Experience in scaling up from R&D scale to large commercial production facility
Ability to identify issues in the existing system and processes and coming up with innovative solutions
Curiosity with heavy focus on details
Ability to understand customer concerns with high empathy, and get to resolution with a win-win situation for both the customer and the company
Ability to build long term relationships with potential customers
About The Job Profile: We are currently looking for active graduate individuals who are exceptionally good at communication skills and have a knack for 3D Designing and 3D Printing. The name of the profile is STEM Trainer (Teaching Job Role).
Responsibilities and Duties:
Train STEM concepts to students from schools, colleges, and other educational institutions.
Work on science and engineering research projects.
Create & deliver the required content in schools and colleges.
Content majorly consists of 3D Designing and 3D Printing.
Manage the operations on the school premises.
Compile and record daily update reporting to the respective manager.
Required Skill Set: ï‚· Worked as a Market Research Manager / equivalent with a proven track record of working on large global / local primary qualitative and quantitative research projects ï‚· Relevant coursework and 3+ years of related experience ï‚· Experience in a client-side research role or in business consulting (mandatory) ï‚· Working knowledge of statistical tools like SPSS, Minitab (mandatory) ï‚· Solid Knowledge of Qualitative and Quantitative Research Analysis, Questionnaire Development & Design ï‚· Excellent communication skills ï‚· Experience / practice in market research and analytics with hands on experience in Research Design ï‚· Extensive working knowledge in Research Planning, Sampling Design, Questionnaire Construction, Market Research Program Managem ent and Client Servicing ï‚· Understanding of leveraging different internal and external sources of customer data ï‚· Ability to Identify important insights and use them as the basis for compelling, actionable recommendations ï‚· Ability to manage self effectively; solve most problems independently and ask for help early when needed ï‚· Manage the research process, including selecting, briefing and managing research vendors ï‚· The passion for understanding the customer and driving improved customer experiences so that the business benefits ï‚· Willingness to adapt to areas of work such as social media analytics, digital marketing analytics & advanced analytics Role Description/ Responsibilities: Overview of role: We do online primary custom research and social media analytics for digital clients. The role would involve executing custom research projects for our digital clients, which would involve understanding of quantitative and qualitative research methodologies, questionnaire design, sampling, data quality monitoring, data analysis, social media analytics and report preparation.
ABOUT GCPL :Godrej Consumer Products Limited is the largest home-grown home and personal care company in India. We are constantly innovating to delight our consumers with more exciting, superior quality products at affordable prices.We have bold ambitions and are becoming more agile and future-ready. We rank number 1 in hair colour, household insecticides and liquid detergents and number 2 in soaps. In India, you grow up with our brands - Good knight, Cinthol, Godrej Expert, Godrej No. 1 - and we are now on our way to becoming an emerging markets FMCG leader.In line with our 3X3 approach to international expansion, we are building a presence in 3 emerging markets (Asia, Africa, Latin America) across 3 categories (home care, personal wash, hair care). In 2010, we acquired the Indonesia-based Megasari group, a leader in household insecticides, air fresheners and baby care. With the acquisition of Rapidol and Kinky in South Africa, and the Darling Group, a leading pan-Africa hair care company, we have a strong presence in the fast growing African hair care market. We acquired the Issue and Argencos groups in Argentina, leaders in hair colour, in 2010, and expanded our footprint to Chile through the acquisition of a 60% stake in Cosmetica Nacional. The UK-based Keyline Brands, which we acquired in 2005, plays in hair and personal care. We also have a business in the Middle East and a strong presence across SAARC countries.To find out more about GCPL, explore www.godrejcp.com YOUR ROLE SUMMARY :You are expected to contribute actively towards development of products and technologies in Hair/Skin/Household Insecticide/ Air Care categories. The aim is to enhance GCPLs scientific knowledge base which will help us in creating strong product differentiators in market place.YOUR ROLE SPECIFICATIONS :- Thorough understanding on pre-formulations, pro typing and product development of various dosage forms. The candidate should have strong technical and hands on experience in at least couple of above mentioned categories. - Develop and work on relevant projects with academia to build and develop science base within GCPL, and also exploit learning's to our commercial advantage- Participate in pilot plant and plant level scale up activity- Document the product development pathway by means of suitable reports and dossiers- Interact and coordinate with different functions for various activities- Conduct wet and instrumental analysis of relevant product categories.- Utilize measurement techniques to characterize and predict product behavior over time- Understand and follow protocols/test methods used to measure functional and aesthetic performance- Analyze and evaluate competition productsINTERNAL AND EXTERNAL INTERACTIONS :The role requires regular interaction with Innovation/Design Team as well as Marketing functions. The candidate will report to the Product Category Head and shall interact with the Head Personal Care Research to build relevant programmes by interfacing with academia.The candidate is expected to interact with academia/higher institutes of learning in establishing and working on projects which are category relevant.QUALIFICATION :- M Pharm in Pharm Chemistry / Pharmaceutics, MSc Organic Chemistry / Pharmaceutical Chemistry, M.Tech chemical engineering- 7-10 years- experience in the field of formulation development preferably in the field of hair, Skin/House Hold Insecticides / air care will be preferableCHALLENGES IN THIS ROLE: The basic challenge will be to demonstrate strong innovative capability within the category. The candidate is expected to build a vibrant NPD pipeline of projects within R&D on the basis of existing consumer insights/category challenges. The candidate must be a self-starter, and, must display a strong inclination and passion to develop a host of innovative projects which shall feed the NPD pipeline.Candidate must be able to quickly spot product opportunities based on consumer insighting/domain knowledge and define a quick road map for rapid product developmentSKILLS REQUIRED :- Strong Interpersonal skills- Strong communication and presentation skills- An understanding on regulations governing cosmetics - Analytical abilities coupled with an understanding of and ability to use statistical tools- Must possess a sound understanding of product formulations, consumer expectations/insights, as well as, gaps in delivery of existing formats. Some level of consumer interaction to understand consumer needs- An appetite for learning, open mind for innovation, questioning status quo, ability to think out of the box- Ability to work in a team- Ability to demonstrate the practical use of knowledge base in Innovation Projects
Lead Experience Designer
A Lead Experience Designer is responsible for facilitating, generating and executing great user experiences for our clients and their end users. Acting as a coach, mentor and lead for both internal teams as well as an advocate for our clients’ needs, a lead experience architect is a true veteran of human-centered design, interaction design and design research – and still in love with getting their hands dirty.
Essential Job Functions:
• User experience planning and consolidating BRD for the entire project
• Responsible for the execution of strong interaction design and visual design principles
• Facilitating dialog around end-user requirements and business requirements
• Guiding clients through key design engagements
• Performing user research
• Driving innovative solutions within platform constraints and technical limitations
• Developing interaction models and conceptual frameworks of experience
• Researching interaction design trends
• Researching technology trends
• Performing other duties as assigned
Qualifications & Experience:
• 6+ years of user experience design experience for software, Web applications, consumer electronics and/or mobile devices
• Strong conceptualization ability and strong visual communication ability
• Exceptional design skills, production value and attention to detail
• Strong working knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Fireworks and associated design tools
• Extensive experience with user interface design patterns and standard UCD methodologies across multiple platforms
• Clear leadership skills
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Strong client-facing presentation and communication skills
• Strong understanding of common software project management practices
• Strong understanding of common software development practices
• Bachelor’s and/or Master’s degree in interaction design, new media design, industrial design, HCI, human factors/ergonomics or related field
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