Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 155,000 employees who are committed to safe, responsible and sustainable ways to nourish the world. This position is in Cargill Starches, Sweeteners & Texturizers(CSST) Europe business where we transform renewable, nature-derived raw materials into sustainable ingredient solutions. From food & beverage to papermaking & corrugating, and pharmaceuticals to animal nutrition, we bring together the ingredients, knowledge and technology to help our food, feed and industrial customers thrive.
JOB PURPOSE AND IMPACT
The Regional Product and Process Leader Vegetable Proteins and Feed Products is responsible for leading the day-today activities of Product and Process Development (PPD) Enrichment team in Cargill Starches, Sweeteners, Texturizers Europe, Enrichment pillar (new vegetable proteins, added value feed ingredients & co-products) and will be a member of the Regional PPD leadership team. In this role, you will ensure that projects are delivered within agreed timelines and budgets by translating customer and market needs and manufacturing process improvement opportunities into innovative products and process solutions.
Build a high performing, highly engaged Product and Process Development Enrichment team to create vision, strategic workforce planning, talent development, succession planning, organizational development, engagement, communication.
Provide leadership and advisory on how to execute our innovation and continuous improvement portfolio and product line architecture.
Responsible for the successful completion of selected projects within global product and continuous improvement portfolio, according to agreed time frames and budgets.
Initiate and monitor the execution of long term innovation projects at core research and development or external innovation suppliers, such as universities or start-ups.
Responsible for providing technology leadership and advice to operations to develop core technology competencies within the team.
Lead intellectual asset management strategy related to projects and monitor the external environment for intellectual property against defined focus areas that could impact the designated group or the company.
Develop plans and deliver results in a fast-changing business or regulatory environment, while leading and developing a team of experienced professionals and supervisors, coaching and making decisions related to talent management hiring, performance and disciplinary actions. You will also collaborate with managers and supervisors in your organization to ensure staff selections align with current and future needs.
Other duties as assigned
Bachelor’s degree in a related field (Science and Technology) or equivalent experience
Minimum of six years of related work experience in the segment of feed ingredients (pet food, aqua feed), vegetable proteins, fibers, lipids.
Experience with leading in a multi-national/cultural/matrices organization environment.
Experience in managing and developing high performing teams and leading change.
Demonstrable experience in effectively building and managing customer relationships.
Proven portfolio management experience, including gate review team/ portfolio review team participation.
Master degree in a related field (Science and Technology) or equivalent experience.
Minimum 10 years of work experience in the segment of feed ingredients(pet food, aqua feed), vegetable proteins, fibers, lipids.
Three years of supervisory experience.
Proven experience on how to get things done within a matrix organization. Good tolerance of ambiguity combined with an active approach to problem- solving.
Demonstrated effective project management skills.
In return for your expertise and commitment, we will provide a fast paced stimulating international environment, which will stretch your abilities and channel your talents. We also offer competitive salary and benefits combined with outstanding career development opportunities in one of the largest and most solid private companies in the world.
Interested? Then make sure to send us your CV and cover letter in English today.
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