Director of R&D

Posted: November 3rd, 2021   |   Category:

Are you ready to solely lead an R&D team as the Director of R&D with an exciting, smaller, entrepreneurial company with iconic brands and significant growth opportunity – all in a desirable Chicago location?  This might be the perfect opportunity for you!

The Director of R&D will play a key role in delivering growth for the company by leading the innovation growth strategy and the product development team for the organization.  This individual will manage the R&D and Regulatory teams, responsible for the strategic leadership, output, and long-range planning (1 to 5+ years) across the entire business enterprise.

Ideal candidate will possess a B.S. (M.S. preferred) degree in Food Science / Technology / Engineering, natural sciences, or closely related field along with 10+ years’ experience in industry related category, with majority experience in food related space; Ideally having experience in the milk industry and/or CPG snack foods.  Experience within a large CPG company and/or a private equity owned company is a plus.

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