Dairy industry Dodoni S.A. is looking for a
for the company’s facility in Ioannina .
Job description :
The NPD Coordinator is responsible for leading efforts involved in new product / process development and improvements with direct responsibility to develop NPD projects within the set timeframe.
This position initiates, coordinates departments, directs, pushes implementation forward, and reports on activities related to the development of new products, improvements or cost savings ideas.
This position reports to the C.E.O.
Position duties :
Functions as a hub in between all relevant involved departments in the development of an NPD project (Production, QA, MKT, Finance, Sales, Logistics, Procurement & Management)
Starts from Market research and feasibility market study on evaluating the opportunity
Prepares the product’s main identity in cooperation with the relevant departments (Production, Logistics, Sales, MKT, QA)
Plans each project, including gateways and milestones, in compliance with all the relevant departments, andmonitors its evolution as being responsible for keeping the development of the product within the agreed time
Coordinates and cooperates with the various departments to gather and secure the relevant contributions in a timely and efficient manner
Completes a fully detailed file per product, prior to final approval
Conducts Market research in Greece and Export Markets on market trends, new consumer habits, packaging ideas, etc. and proposes new proposes new ideas for considerations in the New Products Development pipeline
Candidate profile :
Must have a University degree or above in Food science
Must have a minimum 5 years of experience in Product Development, R & D experience from concept to commercialization
Knowledge of regulatory aspects within the milk, based on the process and industry practice
Must have strong business acumen and demonstrate business knowledge by leading discussion and direction on project work
Must be able to identify opportunities and exhibit high energy and the willingness to be involved
Must have proven ability to interact effectively with the department, company or costumer associates. Experience in a team-
oriented environment is required
Applicant must be creative, active, have the ability to think outside the box, accept or create new ideas and take calculated risks on new products and process development
Must have strong computer skills
Must be fluent in English
Prior experience in the Dairy industry is preferred
MSc in Business / Finance is preferred
The company provides a modern working environment and a competitive salary.
Please send your CV by email to the address
by fax to the number 26510 89707, or to the address : 1 Tagmatarchi Kostaki Str., 45500 Eleousa Ioannina
After collecting and evaluating CVs, we will contact candidates who meet the
requirements of the staffing position to appoint a meeting for an interview.
All applications will be treated as strictly confidential.