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Application Specialist Plant Based Meat Alternatives Job Brief

We have a vacancy of Application Specialist Plant Based Meat Alternatives in our company, Cargill. This vacancy is based in Vilvoorde. Please go through the job detail mentioned below.

Position Title: Application Specialist Plant Based Meat Alternatives Job
Company: Cargill
Work Type: Full Time
City of work: Vilvoorde
Last Date to Apply:
URL Expiry: 2023-04-12
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Job Detail

Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill’s global team of 155,000 employees who use new technologies, dynamic insights and over 154 years of experience to connect farmers with markets, customers with ingredients, and people and animals with the food they need to thrive.

Job Purpose and Impact

The Senior Application Specialist – Meat/ Meat Alternatives will coordinate, align and innovate by exploring, developing, and implementing new and existing products within the meat alternative category. In this position, you will provide technical expertise to new product development for product line growth and technology/ process development for the creation of new capabilities. This position identifies and implements technical solutions against business goals. Key Accountabilities

Identify product growth and new product opportunities, modifying plans to meet opportunities across our meat alternative product offering.

Stay current with literature and analytical advancements and works with independently on daily tasks.

Provide technical leadership in product and process development and improvement, quality systems, and regulatory oversight.

Develops and implements innovation roadmap market plan(s) including market and innovation plans aligned to the business strategy.

Work with cross-functional teams (marketing, insights, sales, ops, food safety quality and regulatory).

Collaborate with research and commercial brand to develop short and long-term testing programs for experimental and commercial products and hybrids.

Partner with sales, business management, and marketing partners to identify customer needs and translate these into new product development opportunities.

Independently handle complex issues with minimal supervision, while escalating only the most complex issues to appropriate staff. Qualifications


Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent experience

Minimum of four years of related work experience

Experience working in a meat and/or meat alternative manufacturing environment

Previous experience working with vegetable proteins

Demonstrated financial and business acumen

Experience working successfully in a matrixed organization

Experience working within cross functional project teams


Master’s degree or other post-secondary degree

Tech-savvy and comfortable with evolving business-critical technology

Strategic thinker with ability to build effective plans to support strategic initiatives

Prior experience in product management

Our Offer

We 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.

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