La Lorraine Bakery Group (LLBG) is a 100% Belgian family-owned company with more than 80 years of experience in the milling and bakery sector. Every day, more than 5,000 enthusiastic employees create and sell high-quality bakery products worldwide to consumers, retailers, and the foodservice sector in more than 30 countries.
LLBG counts 4 business units (fresh, frozen, milling and store concepts) and represents various bakery product categories (bread, viennoiserie, sweet on the go, savoury, and patisserie), amongst which bread is the leading one. The frozen bread business is situated mainly in Western & Central Europe, and in the Middle East.
La Lorraine Bakery Group has the ambition to further expand and strengthen its market position in the bread category. To realize this goal, LLBG is looking for an enthusiast, versatile and self-driven International New Product Development Manager Bread within BU Frozen.
As international NPD manager, you are responsible for bringing LLBG’s product leadership strategy alive through the overall definition of the international product innovation & renovation procedures and processes, and the coordination of Bread category projects within the Frozen business unit.
You will cooperate closely with the colleagues within the international Bread Category team, as well as with other departments, such as R&D, technology, sales, production, quality, finance, and the local NPD managers. The common goal is the fast and successful launch of new international products in the market.
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The International NPD Manager Bread will report into the International Category Director Bread and be part of the International Marketing team within Business Unit Frozen.
You will work in a growing Belgian family company, active in the European bakery sector. More than 4,000 enthusiastic colleagues produce and sell high-quality bakery products to consumers, supermarkets and the catering industry every day. This is a unique opportunity to work in a company with a strong vision, which continues to grow and innovate in cutting-edge products.
In our organisation, entrepreneurship is highly valued and it is possible to take initiatives. You will join a team of motivated and enthusiastic (international) colleagues, who are happy to share their knowledge and help you progress and develop. Our LLBG Academy supports and develops our employees through various training initiatives. By developing each other's talents and skills, we can all become the best version of ourselves.
You will be part of an organisation that has strong growth ambitions and also wants to take responsibility for the environment and society. We are committed to meeting today's expectations in a sustainable way, taking into account future generations.
We value our employees and invest in a pleasant working environment through various initiatives such as: sports and wellness activities, work-life balance and flexible working hours.In this position, you will enjoy an interesting financial package including a company car, meal vouchers, hospitalisation insurance and group insurance, complemented by 30 days' leave to plan free. Our products take centre stage and you literally taste our passion every day.
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