Director R&D: Customer Partnership

Posted: December 15th, 2023   |   Category:

Leading flour supplier and grain innovator is seeking a Director R&D, Customer Partnership. This position will oversee all R&D, Culinary and Contractor Team Members to drive business value from customer project delivery. Location is Denver, CO. Responsibilities include: Own Customer relationship development and build positive, trusting relationships to effectively identify needs. Spearhead technical coordination of customer-focused activities such as innovation sprints or co-creations, ensuring successful execution and delivery of strategic account plans. Develop talent and expand the R&D team’s knowledge and capabilities. Embrace and drive positive change through developing processes that enhance customer project execution. Foster robust collaboration with commercial functions, translating industry and customer insights into innovative product solutions that deliver strategic, long-term business value.  Candidates must have a B.S degree or higher in Food Science or closely related discipline. Must have 15+ years industry experience developing and commercializing food products/ingredient solutions for customers, including 7+ years of people leadership. B2B and CPG experience desired. ON SITE POSITION 4-5 days a week.  No Remote.

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