Dreher Sörgyárak

New Product Development Specialist

To understand and support commercial strategy related to new product development (and product changes) and deliver a sustainable solution in agreement with technical functions (manufacturing, supply chain) and finance by coordinating operational feasibility investigation and closely follow up project completion with each party in the process.

Main tasks

  • Support new product (product change) implementation for operations
  • Represent commercial requirements to technical side and vice versa related to new products or product changes
  • Maintain and improve internal NPD process in alignment with cross-functions and regional expectations
  • Develop project plans, cost estimates and associated documents for NPD projects based on Marketing requests in agreement with responsible functions
  • Coordinate feasibility study completion with relevant parties
  • Liaise about progress of various tasks of the projects with different functions and highlight decisions required, potential problems or delays
  • Coordinate new packaging material development with suppliers (design submission, first production, technical solution, legal text expectations, etc.)
  • On demand, attend first production of new packaging materials at suppliers
  • Support testing / tasting process related to new products / product changes by organizing samples when required
  • Analyze and understand impact of project timeline or scope changes and flag potential issues (cost, timeline or technical solution impact)
  • Articulate relevant trade-offs related to NPD project changes and communicate outcome to stakeholders

Conditions for getting the job

  • Change management experience is an advantage
  • BSc or MSc degree (preferably in engineering or in business field)
  • Fluency in English and Hungarian is a must
  • 1-2 years experience with mass production environment (Technical or Supply Chain field preferred)
  • High capability of handling complexity, sense of purpose
  • Efficient communication and presentation skills, complex thinking
  • Solid IT skills (user level with strong MS office knowledge)
  • Ability to find consensus between functions
  • Capability to work on short, mid and long term issues simultaneously

What we can offer

  • Competitive compensation package
  • Good atmosphere
  • Professional and collaborative working environment
  • Stable background of a well-known FMCG company

Details of position

Job identifier: 782
Position name: New Product Development Specialist
Specialty: Logistics
Job contract type: Indefinite
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