Recognizing the importance of product innovation in growing new markets like LA&C, dedicated liquid & packaging specialist teams with LA&C been created with the mandate to develop new product innovations from initial concept through to full production.
The role is within the LA&C Technical Team which collectively delivers brand change and governance programs on Spirits, RTD’s for Regional Brand Teams, IMC’s, Diageo Innovation, and LA&C Supply Centers.
The Technical Centre in Panama is a satellite of the ISC Technical Centre in Menstrie. As part of the ISC and LA&C Technical functions, role is responsible liquids required to support all the Innovation, Renovation and BVE activities across LA&C, excluding Beer.
The Brand Change Liquid Agenda includes objectives such as, Cost-Savings, Quality Improvement and Process Optimization.
The role is also responsible for the robust Commercialization of Liquids across a category of products, , Vodka, Ready to Serve and RTDs, from bench-
top to full-scale production that meet Compliance and deliver Quality, Cost, and Process Optimization targets. Commercialization includes, but not limited to, development of a commericially viable formula, specification development, strong sensory capabilities, management of shelf-life, etc.
This role works closely with Innovation Managers and Brand Change Supply Managers, ensuring that product innovation / renovation / BVE projects are Delivered on Time, On-
Budget and in Compliance with both Diageo and the Market’s legal requirements.
Import & Export; Legal; NA Brand Technical Centre. External Third-party producers, vendor suppliers, research agencies.
Purpose of role :
The primary purpose of the role is to have a dedicated LA&C Liquid Developer and Commercialization Scientist with spirits Expertise that will enable LA&C to deliver 1) Innovation NSV and CAAP targets, 2) BVE Savings targets and 3.
Implement sustainable quality improvements and process technologies
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