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Vice President, Research & Product Development in Chicago, IL at Lucas Group

Date Posted: 6/22/2018

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Experience Requirements:

  • 10+ years’ related R&D and Product Development leadership experience
  • 5+ years’ experience within food production environments
  • Leadership and/or project experience in development and/or launch of a new product in Food & Beverage industry
  • Experience engaging with regulatory agencies
  • Prior experience working in a smaller/mid-market company ($10M-50M) and an entrepreneurial mindset; More with less, multiple hats, working vertically, adapts and operates in changing environment, navigation skills


Responsibilities:

The VP will oversee both the Research & Product Development businesses, their growth plans, and functional budgets. Reporting to the COO, He/She is responsible for process, product, and packaging development for products through collaboration across functions. The VP will drive compliance with food safety and quality standards as well as regulatory requirements and collaborate with the parent company’s R&D organization to leverage its capabilities for the business.



Experience Requirements:

  • 10+ years’ related R&D and Product Development leadership experience
  • 5+ years’ experience within food production environments
  • Leadership and/or project experience in development and/or launch of a new product in Food & Beverage industry
  • Experience engaging with regulatory agencies
  • Prior experience working in a smaller/mid-market company ($10M-50M) and an entrepreneurial mindset; More with less, multiple hats, working vertically, adapts and operates in changing environment, navigation skills


Responsibilities:

The VP will oversee both the Research & Product Development businesses, their growth plans, and functional budgets. Reporting to the COO, He/She is responsible for process, product, and packaging development for products through collaboration across functions. The VP will drive compliance with food safety and quality standards as well as regulatory requirements and collaborate with the parent company’s R&D organization to leverage its capabilities for the business.



Date Posted: May 21, 2018

Valid until June 21, 2018

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