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Product Technical Performance Manager Pralines

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We are currently looking for a talented Product Technical Performance Manager for our Technical R&D Department.
In this role as a PTPM you will support the development and the technological / quality improvement of the assigned products and guarantee the industrialisation phase for new products.
Main Tasks:
• Offer technical support to the local plant technologists on product & processes with the aim of standardize the processes, maximize the quality level and optimize the costs;
• Implement the methodology for a continuous performance improvement of existing products for quality, production systems and raw materials, following products performance and coordinating improvements activity plans;
• Contribute to a pro-active approach to all product and process development and functional activities to drive efficiencies and continuous improvement;
• Support Quality department in setting up controls on the process;
• Participate to the definition of production model, new product characteristics and to the study of new technologies;
• Manage all the activities related to the product industrialization phase collaborating with Marketing and production Plants.

• MSc in Food Technology or related fields;
• Minimum 3 years experience in food processing and technology qualifications, preferably in a multinational enviroments;
• Orientation to results and goal achievement;
• Good analytical skills and attention to the details;
• Dynamic, proactive approach and ability to work under pressure within strict deadlines.
IT Skills:
• Excellent command of PC (Microsoft Office, Excel, PowerPoint);
• Knowledge of SAP is a plus.
• Proficiency in English
• Other languages are considered a plus.

Availability to travel is mandatory

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