Job ID: EB-1031956688 Job Title: Vice President R&D, Disruptive Innovation Location: Glenview, IL
Work for one of NA’s fastest growing companies with a great leadership team, offers employees tremendous opportunities for growth, competitive compensation, and employee appreciation.
One of the largest food manufacturing companies in the world
$26bn in net sales in 2022. 39,000 employees. 81 factories across 40 countries
Over 200 legendary brands including Philadelphia Cream Cheese and Oscar Mayer
We Value and Appreciate Our Employees:
Competitive Compensation and Full Benefits
Top-notch Executive Health Care Program at no cost to the employee.
Six weeks work remote policy (no more than 2 consecutive weeks)
High Level Summary of Your Role with the Company:
This role will be the R&D epicenter of disruptive innovation for our portfolio as well as how we operate with greater agility within R&D. As the VP of Disruptive Innovation and Technical Insights, you will be instrumental in accelerating the innovation agenda for the NA R&D organization. Your teams will have responsibility for leveraging deep culinary knowledge and consumer technical insight research to be the leading edge of the innovation agenda.
Ideal Candidate Profile
Bachelor’s Degree in business related field. Graduate degree preferred.
15+ years of progressive success in CPG, but preferably Food & Beverage.
Consumer obsessed with a history of success building transformational external partnerships to accelerate the development of new innovation opportunities from dig to seed to grow.
Enthusiastic and successful record of success building a consumer-centric culture, high performing teams, and strategic partnerships with key stakeholders.
Results driven with leadership focus on cross-functional alignment and synergistic strategies to maximize efficiencies and acceleration to market.
History of success leading and executing complex transformation projects in innovation and business insights.
Deep technical expertise in one or more areas such as Product Research/Consumer Insights, Culinary, Packaging, Wellness, etc.
Demonstrated strong people leadership skills and success championing culture change (Innovation, Consumer-centric, etc.)
A polished and poised business leader with strong influencer skills.
Strong people skills and experience working within an agile and matrixed Enterprise.
For additional information please contact Owen Carryl at Kaye/Bassman. (972)-265-5307 or email firstname.lastname@example.org