Product Development Specialist


Have an appetite for more?

Join a leading global bakery group powered by ambitious people that are truly passionate about delivering the best in everything they do.

With business in mind and people at heart we always work together to influence our road ahead. We want you to be part of our growth journey and of a great, global family.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for Product Development Specialist to join our Lantmännen Unibake team at our office in Pantelimon, Ilfov.

Reporting to Marketing Manager, in this role you will drive innovation and/or product development in specified categories, by following defined process.

This is what you will do

  • Coordinate the process for new products developments in line with Category plan and/or approved customer briefs and in close cooperation with the others departments;
  • Participate in innovation / product development project plan, in collaboration with Commercial department;
  • Work in cross-functional teams, to coordinate in full the process of product development and move towards launch to market.
    Ensure necessary documentation is filled in entirely, accurately and in time;
  • Work with Commercial and Operations team to evaluate the commercial opportunity and the viability for manufacturing and distribution of new products;
  • Track and evaluate the performance of the products after launch and identify key learning points for feedback into future innovation initiatives.

This is what you need to succeed:

  • University Degree
  • At least 3 years previous experience in product development processes within a FMCG company, preferably food industry
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Fluent in Romanian and English
  • Proficiency in MS Office

Your “power skills”

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and influencing skills and ability to interact with stakeholders at all levels;
  • Strong analytical mindset and able to process, analyze and present information in a concise and relevant form to the audience;
  • Capacity to work on multiple innovation / product development projects at a time.
  • Attentive to details, systematic and consistent in ways of working;
  • Performance driven with a holistic mind-set.

What we offer to you

The opportunity to work with a company who has a great focus on its people, they are our most important ingredient. Lantmännen Unibake are part of a group who run businesses from field to fork and have a diverse workforce in many countries, where cross functional and border collaboration is encouraged.
Professional development is key, and we strongly believe that our talent will help us lead in the bakery business and to reach our objective of billions of smiling tummies.
Place of work: 119 B Cernica street, Pantelimon, Ilfov

Sounds interesting?

We will interview ongoing so please don’t hesitate to send your application by submitting your CV and motivational letter no later than insert date.

If you have any questions about the position or recruitment process you are welcome to contact Rodica Blaga.

All applications must be completed in English and will be treated confidentially.