My client in the FMCG industry is looking for a Research and Development Lead in the Durban area.
We are looking for a smart and talented Research and Development lead who can perform several important roles within our organization. You will be responsible for research, planning, and implementing new products and protocols into the company in line with the sales and marketing strategy. You will also be required to oversee the entire development process of new products together with it’s process’s within the organization. Your active participation will be required from the initial planning phase to implementation or production work closely with, sales, marketing and our technical heads. Additionally, you will be required to keep track of all the costs related to the creation of these new products and decide what ideas are worth pursuing. You should also stay informed on what is happening in the industry in form of research and development field at large to make sure the company is up-to-date and current with the most advanced R&D developments
The research and Development lead will have to use creative abilities and research methods to improve existing products based on industry trends and develop new products to meet the needs of the company’s target market. The employee will be expected to report on any technical product issues that are discovered during evaluation and manage product testing and trials, assessing the materials used, the efficiency of the process, and the effectiveness of the final product.
Please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
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