Research & Development Manager

Job Criteria
Highest Qualification: Bachelors Degree (With Honours)
Relevant Experience: 5 year(s)
Availability:
Nature of Position: Permanent
Responsibilities
·        Assist executive management in the development and maintenance of quality initiatives

·        Make proposals to the Management in order to contribute to improving the R&D and QA strategy

·        Co-ordinate the managed R&D and QA activities with the rest of the organization, particularly with operations and commercial departments

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Continuously develop and optimize the departmental structure and functioning
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Maintain and improve product quality by ensuring compliance to SOPs, audit, investigation of customer complaints and participation in new product developments and pilot plant scale up production
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Propose and after approval, manage the departmental budget and assure effective use of funds


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Represent the organization with official bodies/authorities and other institutions in order to maximize goodwill or support


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Assure full compliance with internal rules and national and international quality related legislation


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Assure timely and accurate provision of regular and adhoc. reports on quality related issues

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Provide oversight and management of R&D and QA system
·        Review and approve all QC and QA documentation including datasheets and test report

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Review, approve and improve company standard operation procedures and policies

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Provide technical support and advice to manufacturing plant
·        Provide regulatory support to arrangement and for product registration 
Requirements
Min. Bachelor Degree in Food Science, Food Technology or related discipline

At least 5 years of quality management and quality assurance experience in food-related industry

Good knowledge and skills in BRC audits, GMP, ISO and HACCP Team Lead experience will be advantageous

   Good understanding of local food legislation and regulatory Strong analytical, communication and interpersonal skills

Excellent time management, planning, organization and prioritization skills

Empathetic self-motivator with solid interpersonal skills

Achievement oriented 
Remarks
5 days work week Transport provided at Boon Lay MRT Salary commensurate with experience 
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Research & Development Manager