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Business Development Manager - POSITION FILLED


Location: Canada
Date Posted: 07/23/2015


Our client is a successful and growing food processing company. The company manufactures and sells gluten-free whole grain oat products to food manufacturers specializing in the gluten-free and celiac markets. The company has an immediate requirement to hire a Business Development Manager.

The Business Development Manager is responsible for identifying, developing and delivering ingredient sales and product development activities to industrial food processing accounts. This includes developing and identifying opportunities with new customer accounts as well as maintaining and growing existing opportunities.

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

Develop and maintain customer relationships with key technical, research and development experts and other key decision makers within food processing organizations and food product development laboratories
A key objective of the role will be to identify new growth opportunities for gluten-free oat ingredients throughout North America which will increase market breadth and revenue
Engage with existing customers and identify new customers in order to create new product opportunities and solutions
Liaison with internal personnel to be able to leverage our clients competencies as a strategic advantage
Develop and maintain relationships with Food Technology Development bodies including government, academic, NPO’s and privately funded NGO’s
Be able to translate new product opportunities into commercial opportunities by working closely with the customer in managing the new product development process from development to procurement
Assist customers with all aspects of the product development cycle to deliver value and to increase the probability for project success
Ability to manage customer relationships independently to forge successful partnerships
Maintain a thorough awareness of industry news, retail trends and consumer trends to assist in forming product strategies and ideas

Education & Experience:

Bachelor’s Degree in Food Sciences or a related technical field
Several years of product development experience within the food industry
Previous experience within the food industry as a technical sales/service specialist
Travel required

If you would like to apply for this position, please email your resume to Western HR Consulting at; careers@westernhr.com


 

 

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